On this day in economic and business history … The first Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Store opened to the public at 10 in the morning on May 19, 2001. Situated in the luxe Tysons Corner Center in McLean, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C., it was Apple’s beachhead to the retail market, and three hours later [...]
On this day in economic and business history... The first Apple Store opened to the public at 10 in the morning on May 19, 2001. Situated in the luxe Tysons Corner Center in McLean, a Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C., it was Apple's beachhead to the retail market, and three hours later it was joined by a second Apple store in Glendale, Calif. Show More Summary
Taylor Swift leaves a store after shopping with a friend on Saturday afternoon (May 18) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 23-year-old singer is back in Cali for a day before heading to Las Vegas to perform at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards tomorrow evening! “Played Houston! Then rehearsed in Vegas for Billboards! Then cleaned my [...]
It's a lovely day for a walk, especially if your walking companions happen to be of the fire-breathing variety. Let's hear the tales you have in store for this lovely lady and her unusual entourage. Read more...
Uh oh. Less than ten days after Bang With Friends made its mobile debut on the iOS App Store, Apple has seemingly changed its mind and given it the boot.
Editor’s Note: J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS), Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) For JC Penney, the Right Direction May Be … Reverse (Time) J.C. Show More Summary
Editor’s note: This was originally published yesterday, post market close. Stocks treaded water most of the day before dipping late in the session on remarks from the Fed about cutting its stimulus program. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 42 points, or 0.3%. San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams said the central bank could [...]
After markets closed last night, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) reported quarterly results that did not meet expectations. This morning, before markets opened, Stage Stores Inc. (NYSE: SSI) joined the parade. J.C. Show More Summary
Summary: Nordstrom is -- scratch that -- has been gathering information from customers through their smartphones as they walk through their stores. Just a couple days after the story broke and customers felt a little creeped out, a spokesperson...Show More Summary
Ian Somerhalder looks mighty fine in a white t-shirt while shopping on Thursday afternoon (May 16) in New York City. The 34-year-old Vampire Diaries actor stopped at Ricky’s convenience store to pick up some essentials while trying to replace his lost luggage items. “Running around NY like a maniac replacing my clothes, luggage &toiletries-This strike [...]
Mr. Cook goes to Washington, an Apple Store grows in San Francisco, and Mac spyware turns up in Norway. The remainders for Thursday, May 16, 2013, are going global. Apple on offense over $100B offshore stash (Politco) Yes, that’s right: Politco. Show More Summary
While Apple still allows you to purchase alert tones directly from the iTunes Store, many users may already have their own sound effects or songs that they already own that they’d like to use as ringtones or alert tones. Unfortunately,...Show More Summary
Yes, more traditional business practices are going digital these days. Though sometimes, a good ol' physical business card is just as effective for that networking event, trade fair or random grocery store encounter. But to make yourself memorable, leave behind the ho-hum, stock-designed business cards in favor of something a bit more creative. Show More Summary
A simple yet beautifully designed mobile game is making the rounds, and it has already turned 2 million users into dot-connecting addicts. Dots is an iOS game that launched in the App Store on May 1. It was made by two engineers in Betaworks, a New York company that creates startups. Show More Summary
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Brandon Ashmore, who calls Mentor, Ohio, home, is having a very good day. Apple on Thursday announced that Ashmore download the 50 billionth app from the App Store. As part of Apple’s promotion for the historic download, this makes Ashmore the lucky winner of an iTunes gift card worth a cool $10,000. Show More Summary
Nearly two years ago to the day, Google introduced Music Beta at I/O 2011. But in reality, it was little more than a gigantic cloud to store 20,000 of your favorite tracks. Despite a plethora of rumors that the search giant would beat...Show More Summary
Apple announced a big milestone in app downloads on Wednesday, the same day that Google's I/O developer conference kicked off in San Francisco. The app store has now seen 50 million downloads so far.
Apple's App Store today reached 50 billion downloads since its inception in 2008, and along with the milestone comes the end of the company's "50 Billion App Countdown" promotion launched thirteen days ago. The winner of the promotion,...Show More Summary