After a decade as chief financial officer during Apple's biggest financial windfall in history, Peter Oppenheimer is riding off into the sunset of retirement later this year, no longer the voice of Cupertino's quarterly financial calls.
Mere days after we heard that Apple CEO Tim Cook was under fire for a perceived lack of innovation, the news has surfaced that longtime Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be leaving the Redmond giant within 12 months. Ballmer has always been a controversial though energetic figure, but the general attitude toward his handling of the company in recent years was reflected in the 8 percent jump in Microsoft stock today in response to the news.
With only 11 days to spare, the folks at Feedly have launched their Google Reader replacement, which promises to keep your existing RSS feeds and continue serving them to all of your favorite apps for years to come.
It's only been fifteen months since Research in Motion founder Mike Lazaridis stepped down as co-CEO of the troubled company, but the smartphone pioneer will soon be retiring from the board of directors as well.
Although Jonathan Ive gets most of the spotlight for his sleek hardware designs, it's senior vice president of hardware engineering Bob Mansfield who's tasked with the job of making them a reality in recent years -- but that era is coming to an end.