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Tim Cook teases Jony Ive's overhaul of iOS 7

Apple's Jony Ive Said To Now Work Closer With iOS Interface Team, Is Pushing For 'Flat' Design

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Apple’s hardware design chief is now collaborating more closely with software and interface design staff, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Apple’s mobile software team now gets peeks at hardware prototypes sooner than before, the report claims, and Ive is pushing for a “flat design” in future versions...
Apple's Jony Ive Said To Now Work Closer With iOS Interface Team, Is Pushing For 'Flat' Design

Regional Carrier Cites Prestige as Reason to Offer iPhone

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GigaOM recently spoke with Pat Riordan, CEO of Wisconsin-based regional carrier Cellcom, about his company's decision to begin offering the iPhone this past April, with Riordan noting that the decision was made primarily for the prestige factor rather a specific attempt to increase the carrier's customer base. The move was...
Regional Carrier Cites Prestige as Reason to Offer iPhone

Apple plays executive team musical chairs, Mansfield staying on

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Apple SVP of Mac Software Engineering Craig Federighi (left), and Apple SVP of Hardware Engineering Dan Riccio (right). Apple, Inc. Apple announced on Monday afternoon that it is promoting two long-time employees to senior vice president status. Craig Federighi will serve as senior vice president of Mac Software Engineering,...
Apple plays executive team musical chairs, Mansfield staying on

AirPlay enables Mac-to-iPhone gaming through Game Center

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Apple continues to bolster its lackluster Game Center for iOS with additional functionality, today announcing that its new AirPlay feature will enable OS X to iOS games. As described during the WWDC keynote by Craig Federighi, vice president of Mac Software Engineering, AirPlay and Game Center together will support turn-based...
AirPlay enables Mac-to-iPhone gaming through Game Center

Apple promotes pair of execs to Senior VP level, Bob Mansfield to hang around after all

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It's a day of upheaval in the boardroom at Apple -- in the good sense. Remember how Bob Mansfield said he would retire in June? He's had a change of heart and will keep working on future products. Meanwhile, two of the vice presidents who've been mainstays of Apple's...
Apple promotes pair of execs to Senior VP level, Bob Mansfield to hang around after all

When Apple Fired Scott Forstall, It Fired Its Most Prolific Inventor

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When Apple forced its mobile software leader Scott Forstall out of the company, it pushed out the most prolific inventor at the company, as measured by recent patent filings. Forstall's name is on 166 pending patent applications. That's more than anyone at the company, according to data from investment bank...
When Apple Fired Scott Forstall, It Fired Its Most Prolific Inventor

Here's How Tim Cook Explained Apple's Executive Shakeup To Employees (AAPL)

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9to5Mac, an Apple news website, got a copy of Apple CEO Tim Cook's email to employees about the dramatic ouster of top executives Scott Forstall and John Browett and the expanded responsibilities other executives got. Most of it reiterates what the company announced publicly. But the nuances of language Cook...
Here's How Tim Cook Explained Apple's Executive Shakeup To Employees (AAPL)
Why You Shouldn't Expect Too Much From Apple's Next iPhone Software Release (AAPL)
Big Apple exec changes: iOS VP Forstall and retail head Browett are leaving
WWDC 2013 Roundup: iOS 7, OS X 10.9, MacBooks, 'Genius-like' Radio app (plus new tidbits)

Laurene Powell Jobs Spotted Next to Chelsea Clinton at Democratic National Convention

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Laurene Powell Jobs (left) sitting next to Chelsea Clinton -- Image via @joelagro67 Laurene Powell Jobs, the newest nominee to Stanford University's Board of Trustees, was spotted at the Democratic National Convention sitting next to former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton -- prime seating on a night when Clinton's father, former...
Laurene Powell Jobs Spotted Next to Chelsea Clinton at Democratic National Convention

The iPhone 5 Roundup and a New Feature on MacRumors

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Today we are introducing a new type of page here on MacRumors called "Roundups". We've started with a detailed roundup on the much anticipated iPhone 5. In the near future, we expect to expand these pages to cover all of Apple's products. While MacRumors has always been a great rumor...
The iPhone 5 Roundup and a New Feature on MacRumors

Ex-Apple Employee: Scott Forstall Worked Miracles (AAPL)

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Apple's mobile software leader, Scott Forstall, was a miracle worker, according to former employee Andy Miller. When Apple fired Scott Forstall, the immediate spin was that it was good news for Apple. Forstall, according to reports, was a polarizing executive, who couldn't work with Jony Ive or Bob Mansfield, two...
Ex-Apple Employee: Scott Forstall Worked Miracles (AAPL)
These Are The All-Star Apple Execs Cook Just Bragged About By Name (AAPL)

New Photos Show Details of Alleged 'iPad Mini' Rear Shell

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A number of photos of the rear shell of the "iPad mini", both alleged actual parts and physical mockups, have been leaking in recent weeks, but a Nowhereelse.fr points to a new set [Google translation] at Chinese site NetEase showing in fairly good detail both the interior and exterior of...
New Photos Show Details of Alleged 'iPad Mini' Rear Shell

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

Regime Change

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Apple cannot afford to get too big or too disorganized. That’s my takeaway from yesterday’s shocker that not only is Scott Forstall out at Apple, but also that his fiefdom is being split between Craig Federighi, Eddy Cue, and Jony Ive. We learned a lot about Tim Cook yesterday. First: retail chief John Browett...
Regime Change

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

Craig Federighi, Apple's Vice President of Mac Software Engineering & Dan Riccio, Apple's Vice President of Hardware Engineering Join Apple's Executive Team as Senior Vice Presidents

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Craig Federighi, Apple’s Vice President of Mac Software Engineering & Dan Riccio, Apple’s Vice President of Hardware Engineering Join Apple’s Executive Team as Senior Vice Presidents CUPERTINO, California—August 27, 2012—Apple® today announced that Craig Federighi, Apple’s vice president of Mac Software Engineering, and Dan Riccio, Apple’s vice president of Hardware...
Craig Federighi, Apple's Vice President of Mac Software Engineering & Dan Riccio, Apple's Vice President of Hardware Engineering Join Apple's Executive Team as Senior Vice Presidents
Bob Mansfield, Apple's SVP of hardware engineering, will remain with company in new role

Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

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Ahead of a meeting with government officials later this month to discuss how Apple could prevent increasing smartphone crimes, Apple today introduced a new feature for called ‘Activation Lock’ that it says will be a “a really powerful theft deterrent” when released later this fall in iOS 7. We...
Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

'Leaked' iPhone 5 Shown Booting Up to Developer Program Error Screen

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M.I.C. Gadget reports on photos and a video that have surfaced on Chinese site Vgooo.com [Google translation] claiming to show an iPhone 5 that boots to a screen warning that the device is not associated with a registered developer account. Several apparent features of the device do, however, call its...
'Leaked' iPhone 5 Shown Booting Up to Developer Program Error Screen
For Apple, Microsoft, and Google, mobile convergence means executive consolidation

Apple institutes stock-holding rule for CEO, directors, executives

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There’s a new rule at Apple: if you’re an executive or board member, you’re not allowed to let your holdings of Apple shares get below a certain threshold. The company recently instituted new requirements that CEO Tim Cook to hold stock work 10 times his base salary, that other executives...
Apple institutes stock-holding rule for CEO, directors, executives

What Is The First Thing Jony Ive Needs To Do To Make The iPhone Better? (AAPL)

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Apple's iPhone and iPad software, iOS, has been quietly criticized by the techno-snoots as being boring and only incrementally improving from year to year. The basic look of the operating system has been the same since it was introduced in 2007. There have been a lot of great features added...
What Is The First Thing Jony Ive Needs To Do To Make The iPhone Better? (AAPL)

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

Mountain Lion shipping in July

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At the WWDC Keynote presentation today, Craig Federighi, Apple's SVP of Mac OS, gave us more details about the next big cat OS. [Read more]...
Mountain Lion shipping in July

Apple's New (And Old) SVPs

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Apple's New (And Old) SVPs: Apple: Apple today announced that Craig Federighi, Apple's vice president of Mac Software Engineering, and Dan Riccio, Apple's vice president of Hardware Engineering, have been promoted to senior vice presidents. Federighi and Riccio will report to Apple CEO Tim Cook and serve on Apple's executive...
Apple's New (And Old) SVPs

Headlines from Inside Mobile Apps’ WWDC 2012 coverage

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Here’s a convenient spot to find all Inside Mobile Apps’ coverage of Apple’s developer conference in San Francisco this week. This is the first WWDC since the passing of Steve Jobs. Day one kicked off with a keynote featuring current CEO Tim Cook, VP of Mac Software Engineering Craig Federighi...
Headlines from Inside Mobile Apps’ WWDC 2012 coverage
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