On Thursday, two Google executives were the central focus of the company’s new Google Wallet initiative -- and are now at the center of a PayPal lawsuit over breaching contracts and misappropriating trade secrets from their former employer.
Believe it or not, Apple’s fanbase extends even to the former Soviet Union, where items like the iPhone have been in high grey market demand since its introduction in 2007. Now, it looks like Russia could get an official Apple Store, smack dab in the middle of Red Square in Moscow.
Did you hear the news? Never mind the fact that the iPad 2 is selling out all over the world -- a prominent Dell executive has predicted it’s doomed to fail. Meanwhile, an HP executive claims Apple has a “poor relationship” with its partners.
It’s fairly rare to hear about a longtime Apple executive leaving their post -- especially one who’s stuck by the company's CEO for over two decades. Apple’s senior vice president of Mac Software Engineering is doing just that.
Despite successfully launching ever-bolder retail locations around the world, one of the busiest continues to be Apple’s Regent Street store in London -- and it served to offer the executive behind it a wealth of lessons that are well-served in other locations.
Over the weekend, Apple gossip was again focused on the company’s popular new iPhone 4 -- but in this case, it was the departure of the executive in charge of the handset hardware and the circumstances surrounding that leave that seemed to be grabbing all of the headlines.
Sure, we know that Apple CEO Steve Jobs usually gets all the credit for the iPod (or at least shares it with designer Jonathan Ive), but one of the guys who really got his hands dirty on the original device has left Apple.