We've heard a lot of talk over the last year about Apple's extensive efforts to incorporate green energy into its data centers and upcoming "spaceship" campus, but Lisa Jackson, Apple's vice president of environmental initiatives, suggests the company wants to go much further. During Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference (via Cult of Mac), she noted that Apple wants to brings its green energy initiative to its retail stores as well.
For many, Apple's MacBook line has become one of the best ways to run Windows thanks to virtualization software. But for those who don't want to gobble up hard disk space by installing their own, a new cloud-based option is now available.
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?