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Apple-Store-bellevue-floodApple has been without a head of retail for nearly a year. Since John Browett was hired and quickly fired last year, Tim Cook has been in charge of the company’s retail operations. Apple has made it clear that it’s on the hunt for a new executive to fill the role, but there hasn’t been [...]

The post Apple Refusing To Hire New Retail Chief From Within, But What About Ron  [Read More...]

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Where do I put the betamax?

Ok, so if you’ve been paying attention to the gaming space today, you’ll know that Microsoft unveiled its new gaming console, the XBox One. This next generation console is going to play video games, control your TV (sort of), and act as a DVD/Blue-Ray player. It’s got a Kinect motion sensor box on top, which can not be disconnected and it  [Read More...]

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Now that former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson has been fired from his CEO gig at JC Penney, there’s a lot of talk about whether or not the man who created the juggernaut of Apple’s retail experience will return to Cupertino, to fill the very role he vacated back in 2010.

In an interview with Bloomberg, former Apple CEO John Sculley was asked about what Ron Johnson should do now. Sculley notes  [Read More...]

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There have been a lot of theories floated for why Foxconn froze new hires earlier this month. Early rumors suggested that iPhone 5 production had slowed, while later reports said that Apple’s new measures to improve working conditions had caused fewer workers than usual to abandon their posts over Chinese New Year.

Now there’s a new theory: Foxconn’s getting out of China, at least in part.

Quoth the always eyebrow-arching Digitimes

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foxconn-iphone_large_verge_medium_landscape

There have been a lot of theories floated for why Foxconn froze new hires earlier this month. Early rumors suggested that iPhone 5 production had slowed, while later reports said that Apple’s new measures to improve working conditions had caused fewer workers than usual to abandon their posts over Chinese New Year.

Now there’s a new theory: Foxconn’s getting out of China, at least in part.

Quoth the always eyebrow-arching Digitimes

  [Read More...]

Apple is racing to hire former Texas Instruments employees in Israel in an effort to staff a planned R&D center. Not wanting to be outdone, Intel has decided to ramp up their efforts to hire the same former Texas Instruments employees before Apple can grab them first.

A new report claims that Intel is offering the employees “healthy compensation packages” above the standard salary rates in an effort to keep the employees  [Read More...]

The latest scuttlebutt out of Cupertino, California says Apple is diligently sifting through current and prospective employees to fill a very important role within the company – a role about which very little is known. What we’ve heard is the position is that of a “production support manager” who will be assigned to a spot that is described as a “mystery role” by our friends at Apple Insider, who first reported this story. We do have  [Read More...]

Apple snatched another key player from a competitor with the hiring of Robin Burrowes, Microsoft’s marketing manager for Xbox UK and the head of all Microsoft product marketing for the U.K. Burrowes announced the change, albeit quietly, on his Linkedin profile. Burrowes who spent seven years heading the Xbox UK marketing division is now working for Apple to help grow Europe’s App Store marketing segment. Hiring Burrowes makes a ton of sense. His extensive experience heading Microsofts marketing  [Read More...]

Did Apple really lose an iPhone 5 prototype in a San Francisco tequila joint? It’s starting to look doubtful. Either way, though, Apple wants to be better safe than sorry. That’s why they are looking for managers for their unreleased products security team.   Here’s the official job description: The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the protection of, and managing risks to, Apple’s unreleased products  [Read More...]