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Forstall's firing reportedly met with 'quiet jubilation' at Apple

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Employees at Apple are said to be extremely satisfied with the ouster of iOS software chief Scott Forstall, who had apparently worn out his welcome at the company....
Forstall's firing reportedly met with 'quiet jubilation' at Apple

It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

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This is just getting silly. Over the past six weeks, Apple has seen the mother of all sell-offs, pulling back over 20% from its all-time high and officially entering "bear market" territory. As of Thursday last week, shares traded as low as $541.19. That's a solid 23% lower than the...
It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Early Facebook investor Peter Thiel has cashed out the majority of his stake in the company. Thiel sold off 20.6 million shares at an average price of about $20, and is holding on to 5.6 million shares. Aswath Damodaran, the valuation guru, says he will...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Best Buy Steps Up Its Game And Will Match Amazon's Prices (BBY)

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Best Buy has made the decision to match the online prices of Amazon and other online retailers over the important holiday season, reports Ann Zimmerman at the Wall Street Journal. This confirms what we heard from Best Buy's new e-commerce chief Scott Durchslag earlier this week. He said that the first...
Best Buy Steps Up Its Game And Will Match Amazon's Prices (BBY)

Yahoo CEO Search Down To Levinsohn And Hulu's Kilar: Report (YHOO)

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Yahoo's CEO search is down to two names, reports AllThingsD's Kara Swisher: interim CEO Ross Levinsohn and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar. Kilar's name has long been mentioned as a Yahoo CEO candidate—even before the disastrous hire-and-fire saga of former PayPal chief Scott Thompson. The former Amazon.com executive is admired for...
Yahoo CEO Search Down To Levinsohn And Hulu's Kilar: Report (YHOO)

Sources: Steve Jobs instigated move away from Google Maps

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Former CEO Steve Jobs was responsible for Apple's push away from Google content in iOS Maps, according to "Apple insiders" quoted by Bloomberg. By the time of his death Jobs is said to have come to hate Google, which he accused of copying iPhone features while at the same time...
Sources: Steve Jobs instigated move away from Google Maps

New York Times editor: social media was biggest difference between Boston and 9/11

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When bombs in Boston went off last month, Jill Abramson went in minutes from being a “joyous executive editor” at a ceremony celebrating the New York Times‘ recent Pulitzer Prize wins to overseeing a major story. Abramson is familiar with working on major news events, including 9/11, but said her primary concerns...
New York Times editor: social media was biggest difference between Boston and 9/11

Apple's Jony Ive Said To Be Bringing The Flat Design Fad To iOS 7 With Visual Overhaul

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iOS 7 is probably right around the corner, at least as a preview coming at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference in June, and it looks like it might be the most exciting change to Apple’s mobile OS we’ve seen in a long time, at least on the surface. iOS 7 will...
Apple's Jony Ive Said To Be Bringing The Flat Design Fad To iOS 7 With Visual Overhaul
Jony Ive's new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

iOS chief Scott Forstall to testify at Apple v. Samsung trial

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According to a court document filed on Tuesday, Apple Senior Vice President of iOS Software Scott Forstall will testify on behalf of the Cupertino company, perhaps as soon as Friday depending on the length of worldwide marketing exec Phil Schiller's testimony....
iOS chief Scott Forstall to testify at Apple v. Samsung trial

Jony Ive Pushing for 'Flat Design' in iOS 7 Amid Greater Hardware-Software Design Collaboration

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Last October, Tim Cook tasked Jony Ive with leadership of the company's Human Interface teams in addition to his role as head of Industrial Design. This suggested that the company's hardware and software user interfaces could become more complimentary with one executive in charge of everything that users see and...
Jony Ive Pushing for 'Flat Design' in iOS 7 Amid Greater Hardware-Software Design Collaboration

Tim Cook: Management Shakeup Indeed Driven by Desire for Increased Collaboration

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In his lengthy interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the recent management shakeup that saw iOS chief Scott Forstall relieved of his duties and retail boss John Browett out of a job just months after arriving at Apple. In line with comments in the press release announcing...
Tim Cook: Management Shakeup Indeed Driven by Desire for Increased Collaboration

Eddy Cue Worked to Convince Steve Jobs of Need for 7-Inch iPad in Early 2011

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Back in October 2010, Steve Jobs appeared on an Apple earnings conference call to address the Android-based iPad competitors that were just then coming to the market. With the majority of those tablets carrying 7-inch displays, Jobs noted that the screens were only 45% as large as the iPad's and...
Eddy Cue Worked to Convince Steve Jobs of Need for 7-Inch iPad in Early 2011
In most embarrassing turn yet, Australian police warn against using Apple Maps after rescuing six motorists

Steve Jobs was 'very receptive' to 7-inch iPad idea, court documents show

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An email presented in the Apple v. Samsung trial on Friday from Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue to iOS chief Scott Forstall hints that discussions of building a smaller 7-inch iPad were in motion since at least 2011 and may have had the backing...
Steve Jobs was 'very receptive' to 7-inch iPad idea, court documents show

Broadcom expects its own LTE chipsets in 2013, stirs up a quiet 4G market

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If you hadn't noticed, Qualcomm has a strong grip on the LTE chipset market. While there's certainly exceptions like Samsung's in-house designs, the company is often the gatekeeper for modern 4G. Broadcom chief Scott McGregor isn't going to let one of his main rivals claim such large swaths of...
Broadcom expects its own LTE chipsets in 2013, stirs up a quiet 4G market

Tony Fadell: Scott Forstall ìgot what he deservedî

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Often referred to as the ëFather of the iPod,í former Apple senior vice president Tony Fadell has gone on the public record stating emphatically that the recently sacked iOS chief Scott Forstall ìgot what he deserved.î In an interview the BBC (embedded below), Fadell is asked about his relationship with...
Tony Fadell: Scott Forstall ìgot what he deservedî

Bob Mansfield's Return to Apple Reportedly Influenced by Scott Forstall's Departure

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AllThingsD offers a look at the back-and-forth situation with Apple executive Bob Mansfield, who announced his retirement as hardware chief in late June only to rescind the move two months later in order to work on special projects under CEO Tim Cook. With this week's management changes, Mansfield is now...
Bob Mansfield's Return to Apple Reportedly Influenced by Scott Forstall's Departure

Microsoft, Apple, and the demise of the take-no-prisoners exec

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commentary Windows chief Steven Sinofksy and iOS software chief Scott Forstall are being replaced by more collaborative executives. But don't discount the contributions of the hard case. [Read more]...
Microsoft, Apple, and the demise of the take-no-prisoners exec
Apple has pushed back Maps turn-by-turn navigation launch to November for Australia

Apple's Payout For Filling In for Scott Forstall: $75,000

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Since Apple CEO Tim Cook pushed mobile software chief Scott Forstall out of the company last October, Apple's other top executives have assumed more responsibility. How much more? About $75,000 more each, according to Apple's proxy filing....
Apple's Payout For Filling In for Scott Forstall: $75,000

Apple's Top Internet Executive Is Still Testing Out Foursquare (AAPL)

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After Apple SVP Eddy Cue tweeted a couple of Foursquare check-ins, rumors spread that Apple was talking to Foursquare about using its data for local search. Since then, Cue has been more circumspect on Twitter. But he's still actively using Foursquare. While Foursquare users can make their check-ins private or...
Apple's Top Internet Executive Is Still Testing Out Foursquare (AAPL)

Apple tipped to unveil iRadio streaming music and new look for iPhone software

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CEO to use speech at developer conference to reinvigorate brand amid slumping share price and pressure from regulatorsThe Apple chief executive, Tim Cook, is expected on Monday to unveil an "iRadio" streaming music service to compete with Spotify, Pandora and Google, along with a new look for the iPhone's software...
Apple tipped to unveil iRadio streaming music and new look for iPhone software

Bloomberg profiles Apple Marketing SVP Phil Schiller

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Peter Burrows and Adam Satariano of Bloomberg: Since Jobs’s death in October, perhaps no Apple executive other than CEO Tim Cook is under more pressure to fill the void. Apple declined to make Schiller available for this story, which is based on interviews with more than a dozen former Apple managers,...
Bloomberg profiles Apple Marketing SVP Phil Schiller

Apple’s iOS chief Scott Forstall cashes in shares worth $38.7 million

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Following Tim Cook selling off approximately 20,000 shares of company stock in March, new filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission discovered by Fortune’s Philip Elmer-Dewitt show iOS chief Scott Forstall has recently sold 64,151 shares worth roughly $38.7 million: The shares were the remains of a 120,000-share...
Apple’s iOS chief Scott Forstall cashes in shares worth $38.7 million

The next Apple

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If there were any doubts that Apple CEO Tim Cook was afraid to take the reigns and remake the company if necessary, those should now be gone. As of last week, Apple ceased to be the House of Jobs and has become Cook’s domain. With the removal of iOS chief...
The next Apple

Yahoo's VP Of Infrastructure Leaves The Marissa Mayer Regime For Apple (AAPL, YHOO)

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It looks like Apple just poached a top employee from Yahoo. Adam Bechtel, the VP of infrastructure at Yahoo, is reportedly leaving for an "unspecified" position at Apple, according to Kara Swisher at AllThingsD. Bechtel joined Yahoo in 2003 after the company acquired Inktomi Corporation where he was in charge...
Yahoo's VP Of Infrastructure Leaves The Marissa Mayer Regime For Apple (AAPL, YHOO)

Yahoo Goes Trolling for Dollars

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Call him the long lost Winklevoss triplet—Yahoo chief Scott Thompson looks like the latest sore loser that wishes he invented Facebook....
Yahoo Goes Trolling for Dollars

Tony Fadell: Recently ousted Forstall 'got what he deserved'

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In an interview with the BBC on Wednesday, former Apple executive and "father of the iPod" Tony Fadell said that outgoing iOS chief Scott Forstall "got what he deserved," underscoring rumblings of quiet discontent heard of the ousted exec's assertive character....
Tony Fadell: Recently ousted Forstall 'got what he deserved'

Bob Mansfield agreed to 2-year deal at Apple because of Scott Forstall's ouster - report

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Bob Mansfield only agreed to take on the new position of senior vice president of Technologies at Apple after the company decided to part ways with its former iOS chief, Scott Forstall, according to a new report....
Bob Mansfield agreed to 2-year deal at Apple because of Scott Forstall's ouster - report
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