Daily Archives: July 28, 2012

The alliance between Apple and Twitter almost became a direct investment last year, it emerged late on Friday, in a sign of the power plays at work as Silicon Valley companies grapple with the high-stakes shift to mobile.

United by common competitors in Facebook and Google, Apple discussed a possible investment in Twitter at a multibillion-dollar valuation more than a year ago, just as the social media service was being built deep into the latest iPhone. Read more

Interesting commentary from around the Web on the tech story that made headlines this week.

Even though Apple’s earnings disappointed Wall Street this week, attention quickly shifted to the forthcoming iPhone 5 and the latest version of its Mac operating system, Mountain Lion. Read more