THE PURCHASE: Apple has bought Anobit Technologies, an Israeli maker of flash-memory technology already used in many of Apple’s gadgets.
PHONE BILL: AT&T Inc. will pay TiVo Inc. at least $215 million through June 2018 to settle a patent lawsuit TiVo brought regarding patents it holds over its pioneering digital video recorders.
LENDING LIBRARY: Amazon.com Inc. will let Kindle owners borrow one electronic book per month.
THE GIVEAWAY: BlackBerry’s maker is offering more than $100 worth of free software to customers. It’s also offering a month of free technical support to corporate customers.
THE TOP SPOTS: Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. zoomed to the top of the list of global smartphone makers in the second quarter, according to IDC. It jumped past Nokia Corp. and BlackBerry maker … Read more
THE APP: AOL is launching free iPad software that presents a customized, daily e-magazine that draws in content from all over the Web.WHY?: It’s an effort to snatch a larger portion of the tablet computer … Read more