Tag Archive: Exec


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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Former Apple exec Jean-Louis Gassée has posted a new edition of his always enjoyable Monday Note blog, arguing that Apple isn’t intending to disrupt banks and credit card companies with its entry into the mobile payments world. It’s an interesting read,… Read more ›

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 ›