In Silicon Valley, tech giants have made handshake agreements not to poach each other's employees, referred to as a "no-hire" policy. A new report shows just how far Apple's former CEO was willing to go to enforce it.
Apple is again the focus of a New York Times profile for the newspaper's "iEconomy" series, but this time the spotlight turns from China and shines brightly on the company's apparently underpaid retail staffers here in the U.S.
Brookstone has some cool new gadgets on the way, Apple employees are getting a hefty discount on their next Mac or iPad, Tweetbot for Mac may be on the way and OMG! There's a new Centipede game in the App Store from Atari! Excuse us, we've got to go now… sorry for the rush, just sit back and enjoy the news for Thursday, June 21, 2012, won't you?
Yesterday, many skeptics came out of the woodworks with concerns that Jobs' exit from Apple could affect the quality of Apple's products and innovations in the future. Tim Cook, the man who has replaced Steve Jobs, has released an internal email to Apple employees to assure them that nothing is going to change.
In the email, exclusive to Ars Technica, Tim Cook expresses his excitement for "Apple's bright future" and adds that "we are really looking forward to Steve's ongoing guidance and inspiration as our chairman."
We all swooned over the recent disclosure that Apple will soon built a new futuristic, spaceship-style campus not far from their existing one in Cupertino, but since that won’t open until 2015, the company is busy gobbling up the leases elsewhere to keep up with their explosive growth.
For those of our readers that can't get enough Apple legal news, your ship has come in this week. Yesterday, we told you about a lawsuit mounted against Apple and a few of iOS developers for which alleges that location and usage information supplied by iOS devices to Apple and third-party developers was being shared with advertisers without permission. Today, we've got something a little different, but just as interesting: An allegation against Apple of workplace discrimination.
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So, what are you waiting for? Operators are standing by. Call now, and let us know in the comment who you run into on the other line.