Tag Archive: Pledges

Apple pledges to open up about workforce diversity

Apple has long been criticized by shareholders for stuffing its leadership ranks with a bunch of old white dudes, but as Tim Cook touched down in Sun Valley Idaho for Allen & Co.’s annual media moguls conference, the Apple CEO said his…Read more ›

Kickstarter Pledges Pass The $1Bn Milestone

Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform for creative projects, hit a major milestone today, when it officially racked up $ 1 billion in pledges. According to the company’s statistics page, its $ 1 billion in total funds represents $ 859 million backing successful projects —…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Artist Pledges To Show Controversial Steve Jobs Trash Statue

Every time a company or artist decides to make a Steve Jobs figuirine, Apple’s lawyers rush in with their sledgehammers to stop its production. It happened with the M.I.C. Gadget Steve Jobs action figure in 2010, and to toy maker In Icon in 2012.

Most people have gotten the message and just stay clear from Steve Jobs’ likeness, but one artist is hoping that his controversial Steve Jobs sculpture will prompt  [Read More…]

Apple Pledges 100% Renewable Energy Use at N.C. Data Center

It’s a bold pledge from Apple, but one that will pacify a number of environmental activist groups targeting Apple of late over the company’s purported irresponsible use of energies that aren’t as “clean” as some alternative choices. Apple, however, said today that it now plans to power its main U.S. data center completely from renewable energy. This reality will come not in ten years from now or even five. Apple, incredibly, will achieve this outcome  [Read More…]