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The 10 biggest tech stories this week: Focus on Apple's WWDC

People have been anticipating this week's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

Beats Pill XL speaker has been recalled as a fire hazard

So far, this Bluetooth speaker has burned fingers and damaged a desk.

Apple-owned Beats unveils new colors for its Solo2 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

The gold, silver, and space gray headphone models are designed to match the color scheme found on the new MacBook and latest iPhone and iPad models.

The AppAdvice week in review: Launch date for Apple Watch?

More news leaked about the impending Apple Watch launch, next-generation Apple TV, and the future of the Beats streaming music service.

Ahead of rumored Beats Music relaunch, Apple acquires music analytics startup Semetric

With Musicmetric, Apple could provide its partner labels and artists on Beats Music with its own tool for tracking user engagement data.

Apple's Beats facing suit from Monster, its original headphone manufacturing partner

The company behind the Beats by Dr. Dre line of headphones is being sued by the audio tech firm Monster, its erstwhile partner.

Beats cofounder Jimmy Iovine reportedly wooing artists for iTunes-exclusive albums

Beats cofounder and Apple employee Jimmy Iovine is “having fresh talks with artists about doing exclusives.”

Bose set to take on Apple's Beats and iTunes Radio with new music streaming service

Bose is apparently planning to take its rivalry with Apple's Beats beyond audio equipment and into music streaming.

Apple starts selling Bose products again nearly two months after their removal

Apple has begun selling Bose products again on its online store, with its brick-and-mortar retail stores expected to restock with the same soon.

Beats rival Bose reportedly set to make comeback in Apple's retail and online stores

Products made by Bose, a chief competitor of Apple’s Beats, are expected to soon become available again at Apple’s stores.

Jimmy Iovine discusses how he convinced Apple to buy Beats

Apple pulled the trigger on the $3 billion acquisition earlier this year.

The Solo2 Wireless is the first Beats product announced since Apple’s acquisition

The new headset will be available before the end of November.

Walmart will offer plenty of Black Friday deals on Apple products

The largest retailer in the U.S. has announced its Black Friday plans.

Trent Reznor is working on a secret music delivery project for Apple

The Nine Inch Nails frontman was previously the chief creative officer at Beats.

Apple’s Beats Music streaming service lags behind Spotify and Pandora

In September, the two competitors reported more downloads and revenue.

Apple has acquired 20 companies this year, including 7 purchased during Q4 FY2014

Apple has acquired 20 companies so far this year, including seven companies it purchased during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

Apple will soon be providing after-sales service for Beats products

Customers will soon be able to have their Beats products serviced at Apple retail stores.

NFL players can no longer wear Beats headphones on camera

You'll no longer spot NFL players wearing a pair of Beats headphones before the game.

Apple working to lower subscription fees for upcoming new version of Beats Music

Apple is in talks with record labels to cut the prices of music streaming subscriptions ahead of its rebranding of Beats Music.

Update: A surprising new report says Apple is planning to shut down Beats Music

Apple acquired the service as part of its $3 billion purchase of Beats Electronics in May.

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks with Charlie Rose about Apple TV, Beats, Steve Jobs and more

Apple CEO Tim Cook is featured as a guest on Charlie Rose.

AppAdvice International: iAds, discounted gift cards, iTunes Festival and more

This week, iAds, discounted iTunes Gift Cards, and Apple's iTunes Festival feature in AppAdvice International.

Beats cofounder Dr. Dre accepts Apple CEO Tim Cook's ALS 'ice bucket challenge'

The viral "ice bucket challenge" now has the support of not one, not two, but three Apple executives.