- GeekWireApple sells a whopping 61M iPhones, beats profit expectations
Apple continued its spree of beating Wall Street's expectations today when it announced the results of its fiscal second quarter after the close of the markets today.
- GeekWireComcast entices potential cord-cutters with updated Internet-plus-HBO package
Comcast is updating its reasons to stay with Comcast, not just for the Internet, but for video as well.
- GeekWireWelcome to Columbus: Startup pride emerges in the Buckeye state
Editor’s Note: GeekWire has partnered with UP Global and Chase to cover four Startup Week events around the country, concluding with the Columbus Startup Week from May 4 to 8.
- GeekWireThanks to Amazon earnings, Jeff Bezos is now the world’s 10th richest person
Move over old-world retail billionaires. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now "richer than three of the four Wal-Mart heirs," according to Bloomberg.
- GeekWireUniversity of Washington develops app to detect signs of sleep apnea at home
Snoring can be annoying. Sleep apnea can be life threatening.
- GeekWireApple’s revenue, profits and cash top Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook — combined
Here's a different way to look at Apple's latest quarter: The company's revenue of $58 billion was $14 billion more than the quarterly revenue of Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and Facebook — combined.
- GeekWireGeekWire Awards: Vote for Hire of the Year
Talent is the name of the game in the tech industry.
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Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event
The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch.
Judge says Vermont law on genetically modified food stands
A Vermont law that could make the state the first in the country to require labeling of genetically modified food has been allowed to stand for now despite opposition by food industry groups.
High court to consider lawsuits over personal data
The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether websites and other firms that collect personal data can be sued for publishing inaccurate information even if the mistakes don't cause any actual harm.
Chipotle says removal of GMO ingredients from food complete
Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food, making it the first national fast-food chain to do so.
Pilot makes emergency landing in eastern Kansas field
The pilot of a small home-built aircraft was walking around uninjured after making an emergency landing in an eastern Kansas field.
'Avengers' stars wary of artificial intelligence
The cast of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may battle out-of-control artificial intelligence onscreen but in real life, they're not so sure about cutting-edge technology. The Associated Press talked with the "Ultron" cast about what they embrace and what they fear in today's high-tech landscape:
US stocks up...High court to consider personal data suits, time limits for employment discrimination claims...Japan's credit rat
U.S. stocks are mostly up today with investors looking ahead to a busy week for earnings news and a meeting by the Federal Reserve on interest rates. At 10:25 a.m. Eastern Time, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 74 points, to 18,155. The S&P 500 rose seven points, to 2,125. And the Nasdaq composite climbed 24 points, to 5,116.
Expats try phones, social apps to connect to quake-hit Nepal
After the earthquake hit Nepal, Prem Raja Mahat spent a sleepless night at his Baltimore home, trying again and again to reach his son, who was visiting friends and family back in Mahat's home country.
Applied Materials calls off $9.4B Tokyo Electron buyout
Applied Materials has called off its $9.4 billion acquisition of Tokyo Electron Ltd. after hitting a regulatory roadblock.
Discover discovers Apple Pay for its US cardholders
U.S. users of Discover cards are getting their Apple Pay, the last holdout among major credit card networks in the country.
France's Capgemini to buy US rival iGate for $4 billion
French technology company Capgemini is paying about $4 billion to buy U.S. rival iGate Corp. and expand its presence in North America.
Hawaii telescope website taken down in apparent cyberattack
An apparent cyberattack Sunday temporarily disrupted the main website of Thirty Meter Telescope, the organization trying to construct one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island.
Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake, fear worst
The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.