Peter Oppenheimer, senior vice president of finance and Apple's chief financial officer (CFO), will be retiring at the end of September in order to spend more time with his family, travel, pursue the philanthropic interests, and get his pilot's license. Apple's current vice president of finance and corporate controller, Luca Maestri, will be his successor and Oppenheimer will begin...
Arem Duplessis, design director at the New York Times Magazine, has decided to leave that position for a one as a creative director on Apple's internal marketing team. Duplessis said that while's he's enjoyed his current position, he's ready for a new challenge, according to Mediabistro.
Jony Ive and Marc Newson's charity auction for (RED), the AIDS charity, has raised nearly $13 million. Forty-three items were auctioned, including several designed in a collaboration between Apple senior vice president of Design Jony Ive and renowned industrial designer Marc Newson.
Fox Business Network's Charlie Gasparino claims he has sources telling him Apple's board is pressuring Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, to innovate faster. Supposedly they're unhappy that he's not keeping up the same pace that saw Steve Jobs introduce the Mac in 1984, the iPod in 2001, and the iPhone in 2007. Yes, he's basically saying Apple's board is... "bored now".
Let's face it, no one really likes creating and updating their resume. Unfortunately, it's a task we all must face at one time or another. Resume Designer for iPhone and iPad takes some of the pain out of writing resumes by letting you create, edit, and send them without ever having to touch a desktop computer or an application such as Pages or Microsoft Word.
In talking up Apple's environmental policies at D11, CEO Tim Cook announced that former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator, Lisa Jackson, will be joining the company reporting directly to Cook. Jackson joins Apple to co-ordinate the environmental policies right across the company.
Apple is increasing its efforts to improve Maps around the world, having recently posted open positions for Maps Ground Truth managers in seven countries. Previously, Apple had only been hiring for these positions in Australia.
Dieter Bohn of The Verge talks to Rene about Apple's hiring of former Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch, how the iPhone stacks up in the newly competitive mobile market, Eric Schmidt's Google Now gaff, and what we'd like to see in a Jony Ive led iOS 7. Subscribe via iTunes: Audio | Video Subscribe via RSS: Audio | Video Download directly: Audio | Video
Last night news broke that Adobe's chief technology officer (CTO) Kevin Lynch was leaving to join Apple as their new vice president of technology. Reporting to senior vice president of technologies, Bob Mansfield, rumor has it he'll be charged with coordinating between the software and hardware divisions. Confusion, doubt, and curiosity has followed.