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Apple’s unsung hero Jeff Williams is named new Chief Operating Officer

Apple today announced a bit of a corporate reshuffle — with Jeff Williams named Chief Operating Officer, VP of Hardware Technologies Johny Srouji getting a boost up to Senior Vice President level, and Phil Schiller expanding his role as Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing to include running the App Store across all platforms. “We are fortunate to […]

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

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Jeff Bezos dismisses claims that Amazon is an evil employer

The dehumanizing work culture described in a weekend New York Times articles is no place Amazon’s Jeff Bezos would want to work. He said so because the article was about Amazon. In a memo to employees in response to the article, Bezos painted a picture of caring Amazonians who are “fun” and “brilliant” and “helping […][Read More…]

Jeff Williams’ Code Conference interview is now online

If you weren’t in the crowd at Re/code’s recent Code Conference, you can now check out the video of Apple Operations guru Jeff Williams’ interview with Walt Mossberg from the comfort of your home. In a wide-reaching half-hour conversation, Williams touches on…Read more ›

Cars are ‘ultimate mobile device’ and other Apple insights from Jeff Williams

Apple’s VP of operations, Jeff Williams, took the stage at Recode’s Code Conference today to talk about everything from his pride and joy (ResearchKit), to the future of Apple Watch. A full lineup of new software and products are sure…Read more ›

Operations guru Jeff William to speak at May’s Code Conference

Apple’s operations whiz Jeff Williams will be a speaker at the second Code Conference, held May 26 to 28. Although Apple has been more open to making its executives available to speak publicly in recent years, the conference still represents…Read more ›

Why Jeff Williams is Apple’s unsung hero

Coming off a record-breaking financial quarter — largely thanks to the astonishing success of the iPhone 6 — it’s worth asking who Apple owes its present success to. While everyone is quick to mention the usual suspects (Tim Cook and Jony Ive being two of the most…Read more ›

Jeff Daniels slated to play ex-Apple CEO in Steve Jobs movie

Jeff Daniels is just finishing up his last season as Will McAvoy, but he could be reunited with The Newsroom creator Aaron Sorkin sooner than anyone anticipated, as Daniels is the top choice to play the role of former Apple…Read more ›

Apple Operations VP Jeff Williams In China Dealing With Recent PR Backlash

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We’ve covered the Chinese government’s multiple media attacks on Apple extensively here at Cult of Mac. The state-run press has been slamming Apple for everything from iPhone warranty practices to declining interview requests from Chinese journalists.

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently issued a public apology to try and douse the firestorm, and China seemed to warm back up to Apple. Jeff Williams, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Operations, is reportedly  [Read More…]

Jeff Cannata On His Old Show, His New Show, And The Apps He Loves On The CultCast

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We mix it up on this week’s CultCast! Join us for a very special hour with guest Jeff Cannata, former co-host of The Totally Rad Show (TRS) on Revision3 and current co-host of CNET’s Always On.

For all of you who used to watch and love TRS, we remember the show and relive how its cutting-edge virtual set — all made with just one camera and a Mac Pro — made  [Read More…]

Google Separates Mapping & Commerce Unit As Jeff Huber Steps Aside

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Google has separated the mapping and commerce unit headed up by executive Jeff Huber in a “two-part management shift” that also saw Android chief Andy Rubin leave his position on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reports. Huber will now join the Google X unit run by Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Google X is the team responsible for some of Google’s more interesting projects, including Google Glass and its self-driving car technology. It’s also  [Read More…]