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Jonathan Ive, widely credited to be the chief mind behind the design of Apple Inc.’s hit iPod, iPhone, iPad, MacBook, the upcoming iPad 2 and a host of past products from the consumer electronics powerhouse, is considering a move back to the UK, London’s The Sunday Times says.
What’s more, the report by the subscription-only access site reveals that Ive will not be able to keep his job with the Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple if he does …
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Apple will be releasing the new MacBook Pros in time for Steve Jobs’ 56th birthday this Feb. 24, various reports claim.
Citing the ever-familiar “people familiar with the matter”, Apple Insider says that “all signs from within the company suggest that it will use” the iconic CEO’s birthday to launch the new notebooks.
Apple Insider writes that “bundled packages of MacBook Pros reportedly being delivered to resellers and Apple Stores are set to be …
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United States President Barack Obama met with the leaders of leading US companies in the technology and innovation sector in a private event yesterday night in San Francisco to discuss his plans to revitalize the recovering US economy.
The White House has not revealed the names of the business leaders who attended the event, but various news reports claim that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Eric Schmidt were at the private dinner.
According to …
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The tabloid National Inquirer published photos of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs yesterday, showing how frail the iconic CEO has become, and claiming that he has six weeks to live.
The publication says that jobs had lost 45 pounds, from 175 lbs to 130 lbs, and quoted a doctor saying that prognosis on jobs was poor.
“Judging from the photos, he is close to terminal. I would say he has six weeks,” the tabloid quoted critical care physician Dr Samuel …
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Rumors are circulating trying to explain why Apple Inc. stocks tanked for a few minutes on Feb. 10, causing the consumer electronics giant to lose about $10 billion in value, before rebounding and regaining some of its lost worth.
According to ZDNet, the Apple stocks (AAPL) fell maybe due to shorter lines than expected at the launch of the Verizon iPhone 4.
Inevitable comparisons have been made about lines during the AT&T launch of the iPhone 4 and …
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs is still apparently “closely involved” in the day-to-day running of the company he co-founded despite being on an indefinite medical leave, a report from the Wall Street Journal reveals.
Jobs informed employees through an email mid-January that he would be on a “medical leave of absence” to “focus on my health”. He handed the day to day operations to current Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook who has also been …
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Steve Jobs was reportedly seen at the Apple Cupertino, Calif. Headquarters with a “spring in his step” and “a nice smile on his face”, reports say.
Jobs, who is currently on an indefinite leave from the consumer electronics giant due to health reasons, has left investors clamoring for succession plans from the company for fears that he might retire soon.
The iconic CEO has been such a key figure to Apple that some credit him to have …
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Investor advisory firm Institutional Shareholders Service is supporting calls from shareholders for Apple Inc. to disclose succession plans for chief executive Steve Jobs, various reports confirm.
The influential proxy voting firm has recently backed a proposal filed by the Central Laborers’ Pension Fund to force Apple to reveal its plans regarding its leadership succession.
Steve Jobs, the iconic CEO who steered Apple to the heights it has achieved, …
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Outlook on Apple Inc. remains bright as the company is set to report on Tuesday’s market close its first quarter’s earnings.
Analysts say that despite Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ medical leave from the electronics giant, strong December performance of its market dominating devices including the iPad and iPhone will drive the company’s share prices up.
In an email to employees Monday, Jobs said that he will be leaving for an undetermined period for …
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Rumors that Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will take over Steve Jobs’ title at Apple Inc. escalate in light of another health leave of the chief executive from the consumer electronics giant.
Jobs emailed employees at Apple last Monday that he will be leaving the company for an undetermined period for health reasons and that the day-to-day running of the company will be left again to Cook.
In 2009, Cook took over the reins of the company as Jobs …