Tag Archive: Execs


Two top Apple execs score big (and one giant) payday

Apple’s Chief Operating Office Jeff Williams and Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri both dumped large amounts of AAPL stock this month — prompting speculation that those inside Apple aren’t confident that the share price is bouncing back to all-time high levels any time soon. Although, as usual, such fears are almost certainly greatly exaggerated. Williams sold 268,644 […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Former Apple exec’s $35m mansion is the smart home of our dreams

Former Apple exec Michael Barnick is selling his $ 35 million California mansion, and all we can say is… wow! Not only is the home the epitome of iPod minimalist modernism, but it’s (perhaps unsurprisingly) pretty high-tech, too. Controllable entirely via iPhone or iPad, the list of automated features include lighting, music, TV, air-conditioning, window blinds, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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The Apple Car looks more likely as Cupertino hires new execs

Project Titan, Apple’s hundreds-strong initiative to create a next-generation electric car, is continuing to ramp up. Word has it that Cupertino has just hired one of the industry’s veteran manufacturing executives to help push the so-called Apple Car to market.…

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Apple’s failed sapphire makers want to pay out millions in bonuses to senior execs

GT Advanced Technologies’ attempts to make sapphire iPhone screens for Apple may have ended in disaster, but that’s not stopping GT senior execs from asking for millions to be paid out in bonuses. Because the company filed for bankruptcy protection…

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Samsung fires three execs over Galaxy S5 failure

It’s pretty clear that Samsung’s mobile business is faltering at the moment, and members of its executive team are paying the price. Not only has Samsung recently posted dismal quarter profits, but it also wildly overestimated the appeal of the…

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Apple locks up top execs until 2019 with $27 million golden handcuffs

Apple will be holding on to its top executives until at least 2019, if the granting of new stock options by the Apple board has anything to do with it. Angela Ahrendts, Eddy Cue, Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi, CFO Luca Maestri,…

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Top Apple execs sell $143 million worth of stock

Five top Apple execs — including Tim Cook and Phil Schiller — unloaded $ 143 million AAPL shares as part of a 10b5-1 planned sale, according to a new report from Barron’s. Cook sold 348,425 Apple shares for $ 35,250,297, while Schiller dropped 348,846…

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Apple execs sold $143m worth of stock ahead of ‘bendgate’

Five top Apple execs — including Tim Cook and Phil Schiller — unloaded $ 143 million AAPL shares ahead of ‘bendgate‘, according to a new report from Barron’s. Cook sold 348,425 Apple shares for $ 35,250,297, while Phil Schiller dropped 348,846 shares for $ 35,256,000.…

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Tim Cook skips annual onstage interview, Apple sends two top execs instead

Elusive Apple CEO Tim Cook will skip his annual sit-down interview with tech journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. Instead, Apple is sending two of Cook’s top lieutenants to sit in the hot seat during the Code Conference this May.…

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Google Exec’s Testimony Hurts Government Case In Apple E-Book Trial

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Today, the fourth day of the Apple e-book anti-trust trial taking place in New York, Google’s director of strategic partnerships testified as a government witness. Thomas Turvey, under cross examination from Apple lawyer Orin Snyder, told the court that while the publishers named in the original suit had told him that they had moved to an agency model due to deals with Apple, he also acknowledged that his lawyer had helped him  [Read More…]