NEW YORK— Six seconds isn't a long time, but Vine superstar Shawn Mendes made the time count when posting cover songs on the social media platform. The teen singer says he would pick the hits he would cover— and the sections of the tracks— and post them on Vine to showcase his talents and grab positive attention.» Read More
Apple's Craig Federighi announces the company's next operating system Yosemite.
Apple now has 9 million developers, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jim Cramer discuss news Apple's next operating system will be OS X Yosemite.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken the stage for his keynote speech at the company's 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his expectations for Apple's senior vice president of retail and online stores Angela Ahrendts.
Apple is holding its 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco today. CNBC's Jim Cramer says the acquisition of Beats "makes sense."
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports from Apple's 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco as CEO Tim Cook prepares to take the stage for his keynote speech.
Will.i.am believes Apple's purchase of Beats will bring new development that fuses technology, music and culture, he told CNBC.
Will.I.Am of The Black Eyed Peas discusses his fascination with tech and the genesis of Beats Electronics.
The Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, discusses the Apple-Beats deal and explains the relationship between culture and tech.
Will.i.am, founding shareholder of Beats Electronics and frontman for The Black Eyed Peas, discusses the beginning of Beats Electronics and its collaborations with Apple.
Tim Cook needs someone to "ride shotgun" at Apple on music, said Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, who thinks Beats co-founder and Jimmy Iovine fits the bill.
Technology is increasingly integrated with culture, says Will.i.am, founding shareholder of Beats Electronics and frontman for pop supergroup The Black Eyed Peas. He say Apple is great at melding technology and culture.
Apple sells music. Jimmy Iovine makes music. So Apple Records makes sense, right?
John MacFarlane, Sonos CEO, weighs in on the Apple-Beats deal, and discusses mobile music and the company's plans for growth.
CNBC's Jon Fortt and Liz Gannes, Re/code senior editor, discuss what Jimmy Iovine brings to Apple and if music is really that important to the tech giant's future.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Re/code's Kara Swisher discuss Apple's decision to acquire Beats Electronics.
Apple paid $3 billion for Beats Electronics in hopes of playing catch-up in the shift away from downloading music, said a leading venture capitalist.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Jimmy Iovine ditching the music biz for Silicon Valley.
Apple buying Beats is about new listening experiences at a time of wrenching and difficult change in the music industry, said a senior VP.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 28- Apple Inc will buy Beats for about $3 billion and bring recording mogul Jimmy Iovine into its ranks, in a bid to make headway in the fast-growing music-subscription market. Dre will join Apple as part of the acquisition. Pandora Media Inc and Spotify have raced ahead while Apple's eight-month-old iTunes Radio has not made much of an impact.
CNBC contributor Stephanie Link and CNBC's Mary Thompson share their opinions on Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats.