Tag Archive: Exec


The man tipped to take over Samsung as chairman was the only Samsung executive invited to attend Jobs’ 2011 memorial service. 46-year-old Lee Jae Yong is the son of current Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, who suffered a major heart attack… Read more ›

In a new blog post, famed ex-Apple executive Jean-Louise Gassée has given his thoughts on the recent IBM and Apple strategic alliance. And while Gassée notes that most strategic alliances don’t work, he thinks the Apple/IBM one will work out…… Read more ›

Over the years, I’ve seen rumor after rumor that Apple would eventually abandon Intel chips in favor of ARM chips. And time after time, I’ve refuted those arguments, saying that a Mac running ARM processors is not likely to happen… Read more ›

While Google and Samsung’s smart watches seem designed with function over form in mind, it looks like Apple’s iWatch will be more of a luxury fashion item. A key executive from TAG Heuer, a Swiss watch maker, has been hired… Read more ›

A key software executive within Apple is reportedly leaving the company due to a fallout with design chief Jony Ive. Greg Christie has been getting a lot of attention lately in the Apple vs. Samsung patent trial for his role… Read more ›

Apple has bolstered its online retail ranks by hiring former Delta vice president Bob Kupbens. Kupbens joins Apple as its new Vice President of Apple Online Retail. At Delta, Kupbens was involved with the company’s marketing and digital commerce strategies.… Read more ›     

Grabbing an Apple exec for your board of directors has become somewhat of trend lately among prominent companies. Nike, Ferrari, Goldman Sachs, and even Vail Ski Resorts have done it, and now GoDaddy is the latest to join the ranks. Former Apple… Read more ›     

Yesterday Apple announced CarPlay, and we’ve already seen the software working in Volvo and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Apple’s head of iOS marketing, Greg Joswiak, took the stage with Ferrari at the Geneva Motor Show to unveil CarPlay in the Ferrari FF, the world’s… Read more ›     

Apple is looking to beef up its ads on iTunes Radio and has poached a top radio ad exec in the process as it prepares to open its service to a wider array of advertisers in 2014. Michael Pallad, former… Read more ›     

Last month, Qualcomm representative Anand Chandrasekher called Apple’s new 64-bit A7 chip a “gimmick.” It was a hugely stupid thing to say, leading to Qualcomm actually correcting Chandrasekher’s remarks. But it also might have killed Chandrasekher’s career, at least in…

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