Listen, it's a not a well-kept secret that you buy more things from a 7-Eleven than you'd like to admit. The reason? Well, we've all been in that rush that only the most prolific convenience store in America can help sate. In the ever-growing tradition of chains with an app out on the marketplace, 7-Eleven takes the plunge and brings you closer to that Big Gulp you're pretending not to crave.
Although Apple is far from the only corporation in America to do so, a new report on the company attempts to blast the spotlight onto the methods used by the iPhone maker to avoid millions in corporate taxes -- and it’s all perfectly legal.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates notoriously refused to buy iPods for his kids, gifting them the company’s own Zunes instead. Thanks to a leaked memo, it appears Microsoft itself may be taking a similar tack -- you can have your iPhone, but we’re not paying for it.
Today's announcement that Steve Jobs is stepping down as CEO caught a lot of people by surprise, even though Tim Cook has been the acting CEO for a while now, with Jobs on medical leave. If you're on Twitter and you haven't shut it off yet, you've probably noticed much shock and many earthquake jokes of varying degrees of lameness.
But Steve Jobs isn't quitting Apple entirely. His resignation letter states, "I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee." The board isn't dumb, so they immediately accepted his offer.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt announced Thursday that he will be stepping down from his post effective April 4, at which time co-founder Larry Page will step up to the plate to take over as CEO. So where does that leave the former Apple board member now?
Many corporations that banned the iPhone from employees are now replacing notebooks with iPads for increased productivity and ease of transportation. According to a new Wall Street Journal article, there are more than 500 applications specifically built for iPad-toting business people, and a few big companies are taking advantage of them.
According to a statement by Apple Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Cook, nearly half of the Fortune 100 companies are either in a process of testing or deploying iPads for internal use.
PCs have always had a leg up in the corporate world because they were so much cheaper than Macs. Never mind that Macs could open PC formatted documents and write to PC formatted discs, never mind that Macs represented a safer, stabler platform. PCs ruled the day. But now another Apple product is making in-roads to big business.
Yahoo Finance reported today that the Enterprise Desktop Alliance's annual survey shows that 66% of IT administrators expected the number of Macs in their sites to increase this year. The leading reasons for more Macs were user preference, increased productivity, and ease of technical support.