Tag Archive: Exec


Apple adds former Boeing exec to its board of directors

Apple has announced a new board member in the form of James A. Bell, previously the chief financial officer and corporate president of The Boeing Company. “James brings a wealth of global, financial and industrial experience from his successful career at Boeing as corporate president and CFO,” Tim Cook said in a statement. “I am […]

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GM exec calls Apple Car a ‘gigantic money pit’

Industry insiders are absolutely positive that Apple has no business entering the smartphone smartwatch car industry — with former GM Vice Chairman Bob Lutz telling CNBC that an Apple Car has the potential to be a, “gigantic money pit.” Yep, we agree Lutz — an autonomous Apple Car has the potential to make loads of money for […]

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Is this Apple exec poking fun at Project Titan sleuths?

An Apple exec reportedly working on the company’s secret car project might be playing mind games with the Apple Kremlinologists searching for clues. Is it the tech world’s biggest insider joke, or a sly hint that Apple’s automotive ambitions are real? The executive in question is DJ Novotney, named today by The Wall Street Journal […]

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Apple exec nails Siri’s colors

Jen Folse used the Apple stage Wednesday to tell the world about Apple TV. She used her nails to express her loyalty to the company. If you got close enough to the senior design producer and Apple’s lone female executive to present at the company’s fall product event Wednesday, you could see the wavy lines […]

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Former Apple Music exec trades the tunes for Paris luxury fashion firm

Departed Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers will join French luxury company LVMH — the company which owns iconic luxury brands including Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and Bulgari — as its new chief digital officer. Rogers left Apple just two months after the debut of Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio station, which he played a key […]

Xiaomi exec says all smartphones look like the iPhone

Xiaomi executive Hugo Barra doesn’t put much stock in what he calls the “copycat melodrama” surrounding the company’s products, which bear more than a passing resemblance to Apple’s hardware. Barra gave his thoughts on the matter to Bloomberg’s Emily Chang.… Read more ›

Ex-Apple exec Scott Forstall is already a big hit on Broadway

The man who lead the creation of iOS may have found his next calling in an unlikely place: Broadway. Scott Forstall, a veteran Apple executive who was famously ousted in 2012, has been co-producing a hit musical that’s already doing… Read more ›

Former Apple exec Scott Forstall advises one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups

The greatest Apple mystery of the last few years hasn’t been the next iPhone or Apple Watch, but a man named Scott Forstall. Since getting kicked out of Apple in late 2012, the former head of iOS and friend of… Read more ›

Former Apple exec gets prison sentence and $4.5m fine for leaks

A crooked former Apple manager will serve one year in prison and pay a whopping $ 4.5 million fine for leaking details of future Apple products. Paul Shin Devine faced a maximum of twenty years behind bars for selling secrets to… Read more ›

Cheaper iPhones? Don’t bet on it, says Apple exec

Particularly as Apple extends its tentacles overseas into new markets like China and India, many pundits have suggested that Cupertino needs to make low-cost iPhones to compete with lower-end Android devices. So will it? According to Apple’s product marketing executive… Read more ›