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Tim Cook Is a Technology Lightweight with No Sense of Loyalty, According to Former Apple Exec Tim Cook Is a Technology Lightweight with No Sense of Loyalty, According to Former Apple Exec

When someone who used to work for a company starts talking smack about someone who currently leads said company, you have to question their motives. Nevertheless, when a former Apple sales exec has this harsh of an opinion of Apple …

New iPad Sales Double Those Of Last iPad For First 3 Days New iPad Sales Double Those Of Last iPad For First 3 Days
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Apple announced this morning that it sold a total of three million of its new iPad models – the iPad mini and 4th generation iPad – in their first three days of availability. That is twice as many sales as …

Apple Cans Scott Forstall Over Maps, Retail Chief Out As Well Apple Cans Scott Forstall Over Maps, Retail Chief Out As Well

Apple announced a big company-wide reorganization at the upper level late Monday. The shakeup saw the company let go of two execs – Scott Forstall and John Browett, and it also saw others given more responsibilities in Cupertino. “Apple today …

Google: Here’s How To Use Google Maps On iOS Google: Here’s How To Use Google Maps On iOS
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By now, you probably know the story. Apple dropped Google Maps from its Maps app on iOS 6. People don’t like Apple’s new version so much. Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to customers today for the lackluster product. Apple is …

Apple CEO Apologizes For Maps, App Store Promotes Competitors Apple CEO Apologizes For Maps, App Store Promotes Competitors
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As previously reported, Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an apology to iOS device customers today, admitting that the Maps product, which the company replaced Google Maps with, is not a great product, and even went so far as to suggest …

Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else Apple: We Fell Short On Maps, But You Can Still Use Google Or Something Else
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably either heard or experienced first hand how bad Apple’s Maps product is. Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering in iOS 6 when it was released, and ever since, users …

Steve Jobs Hologram Appears At iPhone 5 Event, Raps (In This Parody Video) Steve Jobs Hologram Appears At iPhone 5 Event, Raps (In This Parody Video)

The Apple parody videos just never stop, do they? This one from MondoMedia comes just ahead of Apple’s big iPhone 5 press event, and features a Steve Jobs hologram at the actual event. And he’s not happy. Just so you …

Apple, Google Are Talking Out Their Patent Dispute Apple, Google Are Talking Out Their Patent Dispute
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Reuters is reporting that Apple and Google are having serious conversations aimed at coming to an agreement on “a range of intellectual property matters,” including, of course, their patent disputes. Evidently, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page …

iPhone 5 Rumors Mean Lower iPhone Sales For Apple iPhone 5 Rumors Mean Lower iPhone Sales For Apple

Apple released its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, and included in that were slower than usual iPhone sales. The latest rumor is that the iPhone 5 (and possibly the iPad Mini) will be released in September. This piece of rumorformation …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Confirms New Mac Pro Next Year Apple CEO Tim Cook Confirms New Mac Pro Next Year

Yesterday we told you that an unnamed Apple executive had reportedly confirmed a new iMac and Mac Pro for next year. After that story ran yesterday, confirmation of half of that rumor came from perhaps the last place you’d expect: …

Tim Cook Thinks U.S. Patent System Is Broken Tim Cook Thinks U.S. Patent System Is Broken

Often in the tech world it seems that you can hardly go a day without hearing about some new lawsuit where one company is suing another for violating its intellectual property. Whether it’s non-practicing entities (i.e., patent trolls) going after …

Tim Cook: Apple May Kill Off Ping Tim Cook: Apple May Kill Off Ping

Speaking to Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at last night to kick off AllThingsD’s D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple is exploring the possibility of killing Ping. Wait, you may be saying, what’s Ping? Considering how little …

Tim Cook Promises Improvements To Siri Coming Soon Tim Cook Promises Improvements To Siri Coming Soon

Even if you don’t have an iPhone 4S (or a jailbroken iOS device running Spire), you know what Siri is. It’s the voice-activated “killer app” for the iPhone 4S, introduced in October. It’s the focus of pretty much every ad …

Tim Cook: Apple To “Double-Down” On Secrecy Tim Cook: Apple To “Double-Down” On Secrecy

Every company has its own little quirks: aspects of its operational philosophy – small or major – that give it its own personality. One of Apple’s quirks, if you will, is its devotion to secrecy. Apple keeps every detail of …

Tim Cook Hints iOS Facebook Integration May Be Coming Soon Tim Cook Hints iOS Facebook Integration May Be Coming Soon

When Apple unveiled iOS 5 last fall with Twitter integration, the big question on everyone’s mind was “Where’s Facebook?” Apple had reportedly been in talks to bring Facebook integration to iOS since before iOS 4, but nothing had ever come …

Apple Employees Get Stock Dividends, CEO Tim Cook Declines Apple Employees Get Stock Dividends, CEO Tim Cook Declines
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Back in March, Apple announced that their stockholders would begin receiving a dividend payment of $2.65 per share of non-restricted stock. In a document filed with the SEC yesterday, the company announced that it would also begin paying dividend equivalents …

Next Media Animation Tackles iPhone 5 Rumors Next Media Animation Tackles iPhone 5 Rumors
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In this latest video from the Taiwan animation news organization NMA, The ghost of Steve Jobs comes back to congratulate Darth Vader Tim Cook for stabbing a hippie in the back for literally sitting on the domain name iPhone5.com. Then, …

Tim Cook Is Highest-Paid CEO in the History of Highest-Paid CEOs Tim Cook Is Highest-Paid CEO in the History of Highest-Paid CEOs
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The next time you’re out to dinner with Tim Cook and all of his iFriends, you shouldn’t bat an eye if he offers to pick up the tab for your meal. He can afford it. Many times over, in fact. …

Is AOL Selling the Huffington Post? [Internet Gossip] Is AOL Selling the Huffington Post? [Internet Gossip]
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There are a couple of different rumors floating around the internet news sites today. They all seem to

Valve’s Hardware Ambitions May Look Like Google Glasses Valve’s Hardware Ambitions May Look Like Google Glasses

We brought you word on Friday that Valve may be getting more serious about hardware than previously thought. The company was looking for hardware engineers with the job descriptions making it sound like game consoles. While that’s a pretty good …

Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China

Bloomberg reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Foxconn’s newly built manufacturing facility at Zhengzhou Technology Park yesterday in China. Apparently he was there to view the new iPhone production line at the plant. His trip also included a meeting …