Entries by Stan Schroeder

Apple Acquires PrimeSense and Other News You Need to Know

  Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world. Today, we're looking at three particularly interesting storiesApple acquired PrimeSense, the company behind the Xbox Kinect’s 3D camera. We first heard rumblings of an acquisition earlier this month; […]

Nokia Shareholders Approve $7.2 Billion Microsoft Acquisition

  Nokia shareholders have approved a $7.2 billion Microsoft buyout on Tuesday, The Financial Times reports Some smaller shareholders are protesting the sale, but 99.7% of the investors present at a company meeting in Helsinki voted in favor of the acquisition. See also: Nokia Lumia 1520: Windows Phone Goes Big, but Not Brilliant Microsoft announced […]

Microsoft Sells 1 Million Xbox One Consoles in 24 Hours

  Microsoft claims it has sold more than one million Xbox One consoles in the first 24 hours after it hit the market The Xbox One went on sale on November 22 in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, the UK and the U.S See also: Xbox One vs. […]

Apple's 'Spaceship' Campus Gets Final Approval From Cupertino

  Apple's proposed project for a new campus in Cupertino, Calif., has received the final stamp of approval from the City Council, San Jose Mercury News reports. The Cupertino City Council approved Apple's campus project in October 2013, two years after Steve Jobs announced the construction plans, but one final voting was needed for the […]