• Timeline of the day: Apple's 2014 rumored product roadmap

    A Taiwanese analyst with a pretty good track record expects a glut of new devices this fall.

    FORTUNE -- We can't vouch for anything on the attached timeline -- even its provenance -- but according to AppleInsider and MacRumors it comes from KGI Research's Ming-Chi Kuo, a shadowy Apple (AAPL) analyst based in Taiwan with a track record that's better than most. 

    - Apr 10, 2014 2:25 AM ET
  • Dropbox opens its next chapter, with 275 million users

    Cloud-storage startup adopts a multi-app approach, taking on big tech players such as Facebook and Google.

    FORTUNE -- Dropbox, the popular cloud-storage company, is aiming high.

    At a press conference in San Francisco Wednesday, CEO Drew Houston announced what he likes to call the company's "Chapter 2" -- an initiative that seeks to position the startup he founded eight years ago as the go-to suite of services for data storage.

    The event included a MORE

    - Apr 9, 2014 3:38 PM ET
  • 'Drone law' becomes big business

    Last month's ruling overturning a ban on commercial drone use highlights just how messy the regulation of domestic drones really is.

    FORTUNE -- Last month's reversal of a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration policy prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for commercial purposes in the U.S. may just be the catalyst the drone industry has sought for years.

    The decision could result in an estimated $80 billion-plus economic uptick MORE

    - Apr 9, 2014 3:12 PM ET
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  • A big challenge to GrubHub's post-IPO growth? Fax machines

    The food ordering company reveals that many of its restaurant customers have yet to adopt tablets.

    By Kevin Purdy

    FORTUNE -- GrubHub, the web and mobile-based food ordering firm, put in a lot of work to get to where it is today. It's worth about $2.7 billion after its recent initial public offering, and serves 3.4 million diners at more than 28,000 restaurants after an August 2013 merger with New York-based MORE

    Apr 9, 2014 1:37 PM ET
  • In the era of mobile, the web will live on

    People are spending more time on their mobile phones versus their desktops, but the mobile web still has its place for companies to market themselves.

    By Zachary Rosen

    FORTUNE -- Not long ago pundits were declaring the death of email due to the rise of Social Networks. They were wrong.

    Earlier this week, Chris Dixon, one of my favorite writers and investors, wrote a piece on what he sees as the inevitable MORE

    Apr 9, 2014 12:46 PM ET
  • J.P. Morgan: Apple is leaving $63 billion on the table

    All it needs to do, says the bank's new Apple analyst, is put a keyboard on the iPad.

    FORTUNE -- There's been a changing of the guard at J.P. Morgan.

    Long-time Apple (AAPL) analyst Mark Moskowitz is out. Taking his place is telecom analyst Rod Hall, who brings with him what he believes is a $63-billion idea.

    Apple, he wrote in an inaugural note to clients Tuesday, basically owns the market for laptops priced above MORE

    - Apr 9, 2014 11:29 AM ET
  • The bug that rocked the foundations of the web

    It's called Heartbleed, and it leaves much of the Internet at risk of exploitation. Here's how.

    By David Nield

    FORTUNE -- Late on Monday afternoon, the details of one of the most serious security problems to ever affect the modern web were posted online. Dubbed Heartbleed, the vulnerability has major companies scrambling this week to patch their systems and could have been exploited to harvest data from millions of users. The MORE

    Apr 9, 2014 10:23 AM ET
  • End of the 'gig economy?' Entrepreneurship fell in 2013, thanks to job growth

    Fewer Americans are launching new ventures out of necessity, a new Kauffman Foundation report shows.

    FORTUNE -- In Silicon Valley, people start companies to change the world. In the rest of the country, it's out of necessity.

    That's why new business creation fell in 2013, according the Kauffman Foundation's annual Index of Entrepreneurial Activity. With unemployment at its lowest level since 2010, out-of-work people who might have started their own companies have simply MORE

    - Apr 9, 2014 12:01 AM ET
  • 17% of U.S. teens would pay $350 for an Apple iWatch - survey

    Of 7,500 teens polled, 6% already wear a smartwatch, 61% own an iPhone, 40% own an iPad.

    FORTUNE -- Before anyone gets too excited about the results of the teen survey Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster released Tuesday, the numbers need to be put in some kind of socioeconomic context.

    For one thing, American teenagers tend to be richer -- a lot richer -- than teenagers in the rest of the world. For another, the sample of roughly MORE

    - Apr 8, 2014 5:44 PM ET
  • How Microsoft can disrupt the tech industry again

    By rethinking its acquisition strategy, the computer software and electronics company can be an innovator in growing sectors, such as cloud services, smart phones and teleconferencing.

    By Mike Kwatinetz

    FORTUNE – Microsoft's stock has stagnated as investors have lost faith in the company's plans for its future. After peaking at just under $60 a share in early 2000, Microsoft's stock fell to about $22 later that year and has traded mostly MORE

    Apr 8, 2014 5:30 PM ET
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