Shortly before the stock markets closed this evening, news broke that Steve Jobs would be stepping down as CEO of Apple. This news came as a shock to many in the Apple community, and that shock seems to have also affected Apple stock price in after-hours trading.
By now, April 28 is probably Apple’s worst-kept secret since Gizmodo got their hands on the original prototype this time last year -- but for the handful of people still waiting for it, the white iPhone 4 is officially arriving in stores on Thursday.
Apple has remained mostly silent on its latest “Locationgate” scandal involving GPS-equipped iOS devices recording and saving location data -- until now. The company has just posted an extensive question and answer document on its website, covering 10 key points.
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.
Apple has smashed the recent rumors of a pre-Christmas grand opening for the Mac App Store, announcing Thursday morning that the doors will instead swing wide open for business in just three short weeks, on Thursday, January 6.
With the iPhone 4 antenna problems, Apple could have set itself up for a PR nightmare. With Consumer Reports flip-flopping between "Best Smartphone" and "Not Recommended," what will Apple do? Some crisis management people suggest Apple will inevitably issue a recall of the newest iPhone to smooth things over.