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April 24, 2018
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Apple hires former Samsung, Microsoft exec to head up South Korea efforts

After firing its Korea head in 2012 amid slowing iPhone sales, Apple has hired a new leader for its business in that area. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple recently hired Brandon Yoon to head its South Korea … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
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Apple names Oliver Schusser as head of Apple Music division as the service now surpasses 40 million subscribers

The last we heard, Apple Music had surpassed 38 million subscribers back in March. Now we’re hearing that the service has now surpassed 40 million subscribers. That’s 2 million subscribers in just about a month. more… 9to5Mac

March 20, 2018
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Apple has two-year head start on Android in 3D sensing arms race, report says

Apple’s savvy supply chain acumen has afforded it a two-year lead in a mounting 3D sensing arms race the company sparked with the introduction of Face ID on iPhone X, as reports claim major suppliers will not have crucial parts … Continue reading

October 7, 2017
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Apple’s head of iCloud infrastructure technology departs the company

A new report from CNBC this evening claims that the Apple executive responsible for the company’s iCloud infrastructure has left the company. Eric Billingsley was Apple’s director of internet services operations, overseeing much of the iCloud backend… more… 9to5Mac

September 1, 2017
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Spotify ousts head of video & podcasts as early original content efforts fail

Spotify’s foray into creating original video content hasn’t garnered as much attention as the company would have liked, despite launching a multitude of shows. Now, Bloomberg reports that the streaming service has ousted its head of original video and podcasting … Continue reading

February 28, 2017
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Korean prosecutors charge Samsung head, other execs with bribery & embezzlement

South Korea prosecutors on Tuesday indicted the acting head of the Samsung Group — Jay Y. Lee — for bribery and embezzlement, leveling similar charges at four other executives as well in the influence scandal surrounding Korean President Park Geun-hye … Continue reading

February 16, 2017
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Head to head: Comparing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile & Verizon’s ‘unlimited’ wireless plans for iPhone

All four of the big U.S. wireless providers once again have unlimited plans available to smartphone users. AppleInsider looks into the four, and gives you the data you need to make the best choice possible if you’re in the market. … Continue reading

January 22, 2017
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Comments Off on Head to head: Apple’s Time Machine versus three local backup utilities for macOS

Head to head: Apple’s Time Machine versus three local backup utilities for macOS

Backing up your data to prevent loss in the case of digital disaster couldn’t be much easier, but there are choices to make, and things you should to to guarantee safety. AppleInsider looks at some of your options, and helps … Continue reading

January 13, 2017
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New Swift project head Ted Kremenek said to be running the show behind the scenes for some time

Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

May 9, 2016
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Opinion: Rumored iOS 10 HomeKit app is welcomed, but alternatives have a healthy head start

Since HomeKit was introduced with iOS 8, one major missing piece from Apple’s home automation effort has been a built-in app that provides a user interface to the underlying framework. Interacting with Siri is the only Apple-supplied HomeKit UI; users rely on third-party apps … Continue reading

March 20, 2016
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Apple hires former Microsoft, Amazon executive to head corporate security

As its battle with the FBI continues, Apple has reportedly hired a former Amazon executive to oversee its corporate digital defenses, according to Reuters. George Stathakopoulos was vice president of information security at Amazon for 6 years and was a general … Continue reading

March 19, 2016
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Apple hires away Amazon exec to head up corporate digital security, report says

Days before Apple is set to meet U.S. prosecutors in court over a contentious encryption fight involving an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, a report on Friday claims the company has poached Amazon’s vice president of … Continue reading

September 26, 2015
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Apple’s Tim Cook, Lisa Jackson placed at head table for White House state dinner

Apple CEO Tim Cook and environment and government affairs chief Lisa Jackson joined other tech industry titans at President Barack Obama’s head table for Friday night’s White House dinner in honor of visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping. Cook is also … Continue reading