Tag Archive: Talks

Apple In Talks to Buy ‘The Fancy’ – Report

Apple is talking to the people behind social commerce site The Fancy, according to a report by Business Insider.

The Fancy is viewed by some as a rival to Pinterest, albeit a much smaller one. However, if Apple buys and promotes it among the gazillions of people who have their credit cards on file with Apple’s iTunes Store, the site could become a major hit overnight.

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Author of “Inside Apple” Talks Apple Corporate Culture and Secrecy [Video]

Adam Lashinsky, the author of the newly released book “Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired – and Secretive – Company Really Works”, recently appeared on an episode of InDay Speaker Series to discuss his work. The interview is about 50 minutes long and covers the corporate culture of Apple, how some internal processes work, and their legendary secrecy. If you’re interested in the business side of Apple, it’s worth watching the video below: “Inside Apple” is available from Amazon.com for  [Read More…]

Daily Show Comedian Talks About His Love Of GTD Software [Macworld / iWorld 2012]

SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD / IWORLD 2012 — One of the highlights on the agenda on the second day of this year’s expo is the appearance of Rob Corddry (The Daily Show, Childrens Hospital) for a live recording of the popular Mac Power Users podcast. Both he and Merlin Mann of 43Folders fame were in fine form during the 45 minute session led by podcast hosts David Sparks and Katie Floyd. The  [Read More…]

Apple Held Secret Pollution Talks With Chinese Environmentalists

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Apple and several Chinese environmentalists met Tuesday to clear the air on disputes over pollution they claim comes from factories supplying the tech giant with much sought-after iPhones and iPads. Following the Beijing meeting, one environmentalist questioned Apple’s sincerity.   Reports suggest the meeting involved nine Chinese environmentalists representing five organizations and five Apple employees. Although pleased that Apple met with the activists, Li Li,  [Read More…]

Eddy Cue Talks iCloud: iTunes Match Launching “At the End of this Month” [Let’s Talk iPhone]

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Following Tim Cook and Scott Forstall, Apple senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddie Cue took the stage to talk about iCloud. Check inside for what he had to say. “Over a third of the music we sell in the iTunes store is purchased on iOS devices,” said Cue. Storage upgrades for iCloud will cost $ 20/year for 15GB, $ 40/year for 25GB, and $ 100/year for 55GB.  [Read More…]

Scott Forstall Talks iOS Numbers: Quarter Billion Devices Sold and iPad is Number One [Let’s Talk iPhone]

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Scott Forstall took the stage at Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” event to talk about iOS 5 numbers. Following Tim Cook’s talk about Apple’s numbers for its main platforms, Forstall gave some specifics about how iOS 5 is faring in the mobile space. Check inside for the details. iOS accounts for 61% of the mobile market. There are 500k apps on the App Store. There are 140K iPad apps  [Read More…]

Amazon in Talks to Purchase webOS From HP

On the heels of Amazon’s big reveal of its new Kindle Fire tablet, reports have now surfaced that the online retail king is actively engaged in talks to potentially acquire Hewlett-Packard’s webOS mobile operating system, a carry-over from HP’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm last year. According to sources at HP speaking with VentureBeat, HP is looking to divest – perhaps “dump” is a better word – webOS as quickly as humanly possible. In recent  [Read More…]