Tag Archive: Spree

Slowing handset sales triggers Samsung firing spree

You know the way that Apple’s heroically struggling to build a new “spaceship” HQ capable of housing its army of brilliant worker ants who design the iPhone? Well, Samsung has an easier solution for its phone division: just fire a load of people. New statistics published courtesy of Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service underline the degree […]

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

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Foxconn goes on massive hiring spree to meet iPhone 6 demand

Demand for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus thanks to Apple’s “unprecedented” orders that iPhone manufacturer Foxconn is scrabbling to fill orders. According to a new report from Digitimes, the Taiwan-based company is on a major hiring spree to fill posts…Read more ›

Apple’s assemblers prepare for iPhone 6 with huge hiring spree

Foxconn and Pegatron — the two leading manufacturers set to produce the iPhone 6 — have been on a massive hiring spree as of late. According to Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Foxconn will recruit in excess of 100,000 new workers…Read more ›

What Apple’s Massive 2013 Buying Spree Means For The Future [Year In Review]

It was widely reported in January that Apple was in talks to buy Waze, an Israeli startup with a hugely popular maps app. Waze was rumored to be asking Apple for $750 million. The same outlet that broke the acquisition rumor quickly backpedaled and said no such deal was taking place. Google ended up buying […]    [Read More…]

Apple On Hiring Spree To Add More Creatives To In-House Marketing Team

Think-DifferentAfter years of intentionally keeping its in-house marketing and ad team small, Apple is on a hiring spree and looking to double the department’s head count. According to a new report from AdAge, “the group could grow to 500 or 600 staffers from about 300.” Under Steve Jobs, Apple would often outsource its marketing needs […]

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Apple On Aggressive Hiring Spree To Get iWatch Ready For Late 2014

tb_2-Yrving-TorrealbaApple is “aggressively” hiring new talent to make the rumored ‘iWatch’ a reality, according to a report today from the Financial Times. The last specific claim we heard regarding the iWatch was when Bloomberg said Apple wanted to launch the product this year after placing a team of around 100 product designers on the project. […]

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Fun Game: Shopping Spree In A Tropical Paradise

Every week Mac Games and More (http://www.macgamesandmore.com/) features a fun, casual, Mac computer game to try out for free and play over the weekend. This week, travel to the tropics and help out an island with your brilliant, fast-paced time management skills. Download it now

Shop-n-Spree: Shopping Paradise (time management) – Forget real-life shopping sprees, how about saving your coveted paychecks instead and going on a different kind of shop-til-you-drop  [Read More…]