It’s been over 16 months since Steve Jobs passed away, leaving Apple without its inspirational leader. Even though the company has released a number of new products and reported record-breaking sales, some of Steve’s closest friends at the company still miss him.
Apple’s chairman, Art Levinson, was a close friend and colleague of Steve Jobs, and he’s been on Apple’s Board of Directors since 2000. So when he was recently asked what [Read More...]
Let us use our monkey-flappin’ iPads on the monkey-flappin’ plane, already!
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today pushed for a wider use of electronic portable devices in-flight.
In a letter to Michael Huerta, the acting administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski called for the FAA to “enable greater use of tablets, e-readers, and other portable devices” during airplane travel.
About time, right?
The FAA is [Read More...]
Fearing the fury of your boss after a really crappy performance isn’t unique to any profession. No one wants to make the big kahuna angry, and see them go nuts. Samsung’s executives tried to take the “maybe the chairman won’t be so mad if we wait a few days to tell him the bad news” approach. It didn’t work.
Last Friday, Samsung received the verdict that Apple won the patent lawsuit in the [Read More...]
Julius Genachowski, the chairman of the U.S. Federal Communication Commission, has spoken out about AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile and deemed the merger to be against the public interest. Genachowski has called for commissioners to vote for an administrative public hearing against the $ 39 billion, which could prove to be a huge setback for the two carriers. Genachowski issued a draft order today in which he asks the other four commissioners to call [Read More...]
Ray Lane, the chairman of HP, uses a MacBook Air in his home. [11/11/2011] Google’s Eric Schmidt isn’t the only Apple competitor that uses a MacBook for his Web surfing and computer needs! HP’s chairman as well, Ray Lane, uses a MacBook Air. From my experience I have owned several HP computers. I think they’re among the best of the Windows PC lineups out there. I prefer them over Dell, Acer, Toshiba, and Vaio. They come [Read More...]
In a press release sent out just moments ago, Apple has just announced that former Genentech CEO Arthur D. Levinson has filled the vacant Chairman of the Board position that Steve Jobs left empty by his death in October. Levinson has been on Apple’s board since 2005 as co-lead director and served on all three board committees over that period. In addition, Apple has announced that Disney President and CEO Robert [Read More...]
Google’s chairman and former chief executive, Eric Schmidt recently admitted to the U.S Senate antitrust subcommittee that Siri is a “significant development” in search, potentially posing a threat to his company’s core business. This was all said in the form of a statement to the subcommittee in response to questions from the senators after hearing in September, as noted by the folks over at Neowin. The remarks should be taken with a grain of salt though as [Read More...]