Apple knows music and Beats knows putting music in peoples' ears - but beyond that, Wall Street can't see much point in putting the two together.
CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses Apple's reported bid to buy Beats Electronics. And Brian Blair, Rosenblatt Securities shares his thoughts on what Apple needs to do to compete in the growing digital music space.
Activist investors are known to make headlines, but surprisingly only a third of the firms that are approached by activists make the overtures public.
The music business is something that engages consumers, says David Garrity, GVA Research principal, weighing in on what the rumored purchase would mean for Apple and the digital music market.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on the pros and cons of Apple's rumored bid to acquire Beats Electronics.
Dr. Dre could become the world's first billionaire rapper if Apple goes through with its purchase of Beats Electronics.
Apple is reportedly negotiating the purchase of Beats for $3.2 billion and this could potentially make Dr. Dre the wealthiest hip-hop artist. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.
Apple is closing in on its largest ever acquisition with the planned $3.2 billion purchase of Beats, FT reported Thursday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Jack Ma began his career as an English teacher. Today, two of his websites account for more than half of the packages shipped through China.
If you’re trying to get a handle on this market, Cramer says look no further than Apple and Twitter.
Stocks fell Tuesday after American International Group reported a decline in profit.
Bert Dohmen, founder and president of Dohmen Capital Research Institute, dissects Apple's move higher and Tim Cook's leadership. "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary and CNBC's Kate Kelly provides perspective.
The chipmaker unveiled a new line of laptops that run on the Chrome operating system.
The epic patent fight between Samsung and Apple ended on Monday after a jury ordered Samsung pay $120 million in damages for copying iPhone technology. Kurt Eichenwald, Vanity Fair, profiled the mobile giants in the June issue.
The iPhone may lose its luster a few decades from now, LVMH baron Bernard Arnault tells CNBC, but people will still drink Dom Pérignon.
Apple is hitting its highest level since October of 2012 after Carl Icahn said he's still bullish on the company. FMHR trader Dr. J sees a lack of catalysts right now.
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel's name has been added to the list of retail execs caught in a nasty game of musical chairs.
Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank," discusses Apple's $600 stock level and new product cycle. O'Leary says he thinks Apple will continue to go North because of their cash.
Apple shares closed above $600 after Monday's trading session. CNBC's Jim Cramer identified 68 million reasons behind the stock's comeback.