It's that time again, when developers and media alike converge on Moscone Center in San Francisco for the annual Worldwide Developers Conference. As usual, Apple kicked off the proceedings with a video showing fictional director David LeGary (played by Saturday Night Live cast member Bill Hader) supposedly rehearsing the keynote on Sunday.
Apple CEO Tim Cook may not have won TIME's Person of the Year award, but he continues to win the hearts of editors of purely economic publications. The latest is CNN Money, where Cook just won the award for CEO of the Year over other worthies such as BlackBerry's John Chen, GM's Mara Barra, and T-Mobile’s John Legere.
Remember last year, when investors were screaming for Tim Cook to step down because he apparently wasn't the right man to lead Apple? My, how times have changed. Today Time magazine released its shortlist of candidates for Person of the Year, and there's Tim Cook, holding his own among seven other worthy candidates.
If you're one of the few people who still thinks the iPad is primarily an entertainment device, Starwood Hotels CEO Frits van Paasschen wants you to put that mindset away right now. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal today, van Paasschen states that he no longer uses a proper desktop computer at his job thanks to Apple's tablet.
Could the long wait finally be over at last? Microsoft is holding a "mobile first, cloud first" event in San Francisco next week, and rumors are percolating that the long-awaited Office for iPad could indeed be part of that mix.
Are you an iPhone owner who can't make your handset last an entire day without a charge? If so, the new CEO BlackBerry has a little sympathy for you (but only a little), and even a cutesy nickname to go along with it. Read on to find out more about it for yourself, but we can't help feeling like it comes off as a bit of sour grapes, considering BlackBerry sightings are about as rare as Bigfoot these days...
BlackBerry may be down, but judging from their rabid, die-hard fan base, they may not be completely out after taking T-Mobile's CEO to task over how the carrier started recommending the iPhone to customers.
Proving once again that the rumor mill can often be more right than wrong, Microsoft has confirmed the appointment of Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer as founder Bill Gates steps down as chairman.
Big things are afoot at Microsoft; perhaps big enough to warrant attention from the folks in Cupertino. According to Bloomberg's sources, Microsoft plans to fill the CEO chair currently occupied by Steve Ballmer from within the company, and probably soon. And here's an arguably bigger chunk of news--the board might even replace Bill Gates as chairman.