Tag Archive: Named


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 […]

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So long language! An emoji is named ‘Word of the Year’

Oxford Dictionaries has named its pick for Word of the Year — and it’s less a pick than a pic. That’s right: out of all the newly popular “words” to capture the “ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015,” the winning choice is 😂, a.k.a. the “Face with Tears of Joy” emoji. Sign of the changing […]

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Apple named coolest wearables brand over Samsung, Rolex, Ralph Lauren

Apple Watch is by far the most successful smartwatch to date in terms of sales, so perhaps it’s no surprise that Apple has been voted the “coolest wearables brand” by smartphone users. The Cupertino company not only beat technology rivals like Samsung and LG to the top of the list, but also high-end watchmakers and fashion brands like TAG Heuer, […]

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It’s about time! Apple Watch is named ‘Gadget of the Year’

Apple Watch just racked up another well-deserved award win — being named the year’s best gadget at top U.K. consumer technology event, the T3 Awards. “Once again Apple have produced a product that has galvanized a market,” said T3 editor Rob Carney. “In a year of outstanding new products, this stood out to all of […]

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Sorry, Apple! Samsung named most reputable tech company in U.S.

While its profits may be falling on the back of weak smartphone sales, it’s not all bad news for Samsung. The South Korean company has been named the most reputable company in the U.S. technology industry in the Reputation Institute’s latest RepTrak… Read more ›

A bag named Agua will keep your camera dry

When a camera bag claims to be water resistant, it feels a little like the brand is hedging its bets. It will protect your gear up to a point. But the designers at miggo have a bag they declare confidently… Read more ›

Apple is once again named the world’s most valuable brand

The phenomenal success of the iPhone 6 has catapulted Apple back to the spot of “world’s most valuable brand” in the 2015 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands list, after it temporarily lost the title to Google last year. According… Read more ›

Tim Cook named one of Time’s 100 most influential people

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the fourth person on Time‘s list of “The 100 Most Influential People,” a self-referential grouping of important figures from technology, music, politics, and our global culture. Cook’s short essay focuses on his business acumen as… Read more ›

Factory worker-turned-Apple supplier is named China’s richest woman

Here’s a pretty incredible story: the CEO of Apple touch-screen glass supplier Lens Technology has been named China’s richest woman, after demand for her company’s output saw shares climb 10 percent in a single day. What’s impressive isn’t just that an… Read more ›

Apple’s Luca Maestri named Fortune’s most admired CFO

Luca Maestri controls the purse strings of the most profitable company in the world, so it’s no wonder why Fortune tapped him as the CFO everybody wants to be in this year’s most admired CFO survey. The Apple CFO won… Read more ›