If there’s one thing that should be abundantly clear by now, it’s that you don’t mess with the fruit -- Apple, in this case. Best Buy employees are reporting that the electronics retailer is in the doghouse with Apple over some shenanigans with iPad 2 sales.
A new report out of Taiwan claims that Apple has cornered much of the market for touch panel components -- nearly 60 percent. with the intention of using them to meet internal goals of shipping 40 million iPads in 2011.
With Apple CEO Steve Jobs taking his most recent leave of absence, it has led to Wall Street speculating on who may take over Apple should Jobs have to step down. In addition to that, an Apple Inc. shareholder proposal that specifies requiring Apple disclose a CEO succession plan won the backing of Institutional Shareholder Services, a proxy-advising service today. Apple opposes the proposal.
Apple issued a press release Monday morning to announce that CEO Steve Jobs would be taking a medical leave from the company, but will remain in his position and continue to “be involved in major strategic decisions.”
There's a new man in town to ensure Apple products continue to try and meet the "highest standards of quality." Well, sort of new man. It's Jeff Williams, who's actually been with Apple for about a decade.
We know you're excited about Woz's upcoming appearance on "Dancing With the Stars," (premiering March 9 zomg!), and so are we. But then we got to thinking...what other reality shows would be made a million times more awesome with the addition of an Apple bigwig to the cast? Um, yeah, that would be all of them. Like these here, after the jump:
Steve goes on a leave of absence and leaves Tim Cook in charge of the day to day operations of Apple. While the staff wonders how long the Psystar case will go on considering the shaky legal ground Psystar is basing its arguments on.