Tag Archive: Employee


Early Apple Employee Reunion Celebrates the Twiggy Mac Resurrection

Veteran Apple EmployeesIt was an impromptu family reunion whose RSVP list grew rapidly. In celebration of the recent rebirth of two prototype Twiggy Macs, many legends of Cupertino relived memories and reconnected with old friends in a private party held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Attendees, many of whom held Apple badge numbers […]

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T-Mobile Employee Schedule Suggests Next iPhone Launch On September 20th

T-Mobile-sign-shopWe’re still waiting on Apple to send out the invites for its all-but-confirmed iPhone event on September 10th. While Apple is expected to announce the new iPhone(s) that day, nothing substantial has been rumored about in-store availability, until now. According to an internal T-Mobile employee schedule, it looks like this year’s iPhone launch weekend will […]

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Tim Cook Gets A 94 Percent Employee Rating On Glassdoor

They like him, they really, really like him.

They like him, they really, really like him.

Tim Cook is a well-liked CEO, at least according to employee ratings on Glassdoor, a website that allows employees of any company to post reviews, ratings, and other such metadata about the companies they work for.

The current rating of Apple CEO Tim Cook on the service is a high 94 percent, gathered from all the  [Read More…]

Apple Never Contacted Hacked Site That Compromised Employee Macs About Attack

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Following yesterday’s surprise announcement that multiple employee computers within Cuptertino had been compromised by a malicious zero-day Java exploit that was uploaded to an iOS developer forum, the owner of the attacked site has spoken out, claiming that not only did he have no idea he had been hacked… Apple never even contacted him to tell him.

The iOS developer forum in question is called  [Read More…]

Apple Never Contacted Hacked Site That Compromised Employee Macs About Attack

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Following yesterday’s surprise announcement that multiple employee computers within Cuptertino had been compromised by a malicious zero-day Java exploit that was uploaded to an iOS developer forum, the owner of the attacked site has spoken out, claiming that not only did he have no idea he had been hacked… Apple never even contacted him to tell him.

The iOS developer forum in question is called  [Read More…]

Former Apple Employee Recalls The 2003 Safari Announcement With Steve Jobs

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Don Melton is best known for starting the Safari browser and WebKit at Apple years ago. On his personal blog, Melton has been publishing old stories about Safari, including how the browser was almost named “Freedom” and how Apple hid Safari by pretending it was Mozilla.

In his latest post, Melton recalls the original Safari announcement at Macworld back in 2003. “There’s nothing that can fill your underwear faster than seeing your product fail during  [Read More…]

“We’ve Hit Peak Apple” Former Employee Says

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We’ve hit peak Apple – there’s nowhere to go but downhill now, a former employee claimed in a UK newspaper today.

In an opinion piece for The Guardian, Dan Crow wrote:

I think Apple has peaked and the story of the next few years will be one of a slow but real decline.

Referring to (among other things) the Maps debacle, the iPad 4 release so soon after  [Read More…]

Former Apple Employee Reveals More Details On Click-Wheel iPhone Apple Never Released

Before the touchscreen iPhone was revealed at MacWorld in 2007, Apple had a team of engineers working on a click-wheel phone that was kind of like a mashup of an iPod and a phone. It was never released, but the work that went into it is pretty fascinating.

In an interview with TechCrunch, former Apple engineer and Nest co-founder Matt Rogers talks about what it was like to work on the  [Read More…]

Many Organizations Are Unprepared For Mass Adoption Of Employee iPhones and iPads

BYOD programs are here to stay, but many companies still don’t secure employee devices.

The number of personally-owned iPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices that professionals bring into office is expected to more than double between now and 2014. That means the businesses that have so far been lax about considering or planning an official bring your own device (BYOD) program and/or establishing security policies around BYOD are going to need to  [Read More…]

Many Companies Supporting Employee iPhones And iPads Ignore Mobile Security

A growing number of companies embracing BYOD are ignoring mobile security issues.

The number of companies investing in mobile management and security solutions related to bring your own device (BYOD) programs is growing, but not nearly as fast as the number of companies that are actually offering BYOD to their employees. The result is that many companies are putting themselves and their data at risk by jumping onto the BYOD bandwagon too  [Read More…]