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$73M payout to Angela Ahrendts reflects the Burberry stock she sacrificed, explains Apple

If you were puzzled by the fact that the $73M compensation package paid to retail head Angela Ahrendts dwarfed those awarded to other Apple board members, including Tim Cook’s $9.2M, Apple explained that it was in large part to compensate her for u.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2015

Apple Radio music streaming service launching on June 8 with the BBC Radio 1 team on board

Apple Radio, as the Cupertino-based giant’s upcoming music streaming service has been dubbed is going to go live most likely on June 8. Apple scheduled an event for June 8 which will supposedly mark the reveal of Apple Radio music streaming service......»»

Category: topSource:  geeksnackRelated NewsApr 30th, 2015

Apple moves Siri to third-gen platform to improve performance

Apple has reportedly moved the back-end parts of Siri, which execute the queries iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch users ask the virtual assistant, to a new system that’s based on the open-source Apache Mesos platform. It’s one of those back-end........»»

Category: topSource:  technobuffaloRelated NewsApr 27th, 2015

The most awkward thing you’ll see today: Apple CEO Tim Cook dancing to ‘Happy’

This is, quite literally, Tim Cook’s happy dance. Yesterday was Earth Day, and Apple celebrated by bringing Pharrell to Apple’s Cupertino, California headquarters for a live performance. During the popular song Happy, several Apple executives.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2015

Porsche adding Apple CarPlay to its future models

Shortly after Apple CEO Tim Cook boasted that all of the world's major car makers had committed to offering CarPlay, the company's infotainment system, Germany's luxury sports car manufacturer Porsche is also confirmed to be supporting the iOS-based platf.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsApr 19th, 2015

Apple"s Tim Cook is the most pay-efficient CEO in America, Bloomberg says

The unprecedented financial success Apple has seen since Tim Cook took over as chief executive makes him the best corporate leader in America when it comes to pay versus performance, according to a new Bloomberg executive ranking......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 19th, 2015

Snapchat Is Paying Ex-Apple Exec Scott Forstall 0.11% To Be An Advisor

 A leaked email from the Sony Pictures hack indicates Snapchat set aside .11% of its stock for former Apple head of iOS Scott Forstall to be an advisor. Michael Lynton, Sony Pictures’ CEO, is a Snapchat board member, so when his email was stole.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 16th, 2015

Apple buys Israel-based camera sensor maker LinX

CNBC is reporting that Apple has acquired camera technology company LinX, which creates camera sensors utilizing multi-aperture imaging alongside image processing tech to improve general performance in cameras, including low-light capture, color fidelity .....»»

Category: topSource:  electronistaRelated NewsApr 14th, 2015

OS X 10.10.3 adds support for NVMExpress, enabling improved SSD speeds and performance

Apple quietly slipped support for a feature called NVMExpress into the latest version of OS X, which shipped early last week. This addition to the software enables some newer Macs using PCIe-based solid-state drives to achieve greater data transfer speeds.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsApr 13th, 2015

Geekbench results from 12-inch MacBook show similar performance to 2011 MacBook Air

Even though the device is not yet available, an early unboxing gave us a hands-on look at Apple’s upcoming 12-inch Retina MacBook this morning, and now Geekbench results from the device have emerged giving us a look at what kind of performance we c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsApr 1st, 2015

Citi lays out five reasons why Apple stock, growth potential is undervalued

Citi analyst Jim Suva believes investors and the Street are seriously underestimating Apple's growth potential, especially related to iPhone 6 performance, saying he expects AAPL to beat consensus for March quarter sales by at least $1 billion......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 1st, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to donate his fortune to charity

Tim Cook has big plans for his vast wealth: It's all going to philanthropy, he revealed in a Fortune interview. The Apple CEO -- who's currently worth around $112 million, and holds restricted stock that could be worth up to $665 million -- said he's........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsMar 27th, 2015

Performance artist wants the "evil and rich" to give her 50 gold Apple Watches

A San Francisco-based performance artist is seeking 50 high-end Apple Watches for her next project as a part of a statement on society's obsession with massive commercialism and new technology. Qinmin Liu, who moved to the United States from China in 2009.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2015

Apple Researching Taptic Feedback For Keyboards With No Physical Keys

 Apple has a new patent application that modifies one of their existing inventions based on one of their newly announced techs: Taptics. The application, published by the USPTO today (via Patently Apple) features a virtual keyboard design that resemb.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 19th, 2015

Tim Cook surprises Jim Cramer on Mad Money, talks Steve Jobs, health and more

In a totally unscripted surprise call to celebrate Mad Money stock analyst Jim Cramer’s 10th year on the air, Apple CEO Tim Cook let loose a lot of compliments to the analyst who has had a controversial past with AAPL stock trading. Interestingly, C.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 12th, 2015

HBO Now launching exclusively on Apple TV and the App Store next month for $14.99/month

Starting off the Apple Special Event today, CEO Tim Cook welcomed HBO CEO Richard Pepler on stage to announce a new content deal for the Apple TV. HBO Now, the network’s premium, Internet-based subscription service, will debut exclusively on Apple T.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 9th, 2015

Apple Pay is now available at over 700,000 retail locations

Apple Pay isn’t the first attempt at making NFC-based payments with mobile devices commonplace, but it’s certainly the first to gain real traction. At its Spring Forward event today, the company revealed some stats on Apple Pay’s performance. The co.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsMar 9th, 2015

HBO Now launching exclusively on Apple TV next month for $14.99/month

Starting off the Apple Special Event today, CEO Tim Cook welcomed HBO CEO Richard Pepler on stage to announce a new content deal for the Apple TV. HBO Now, the network’s premium, Internet-based subscription service, will debut exclusively on Apple T.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 9th, 2015

James Franco to star in Hulu"s Stephen King series about the Kennedy assassination

James Franco is coming back to TV Hulu and Warner Bros. TV announced on Thursday that the Academy Award-nominated actor will star in the upcoming Hulu series based on Stephen King's 2011 book 11/22/63. See also: Billy Eichner will soon be Billy on Hulu Fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2015

Apple to invest $850 million in California solar farm

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple will invest $850 million in a solar farm in Monterey, California, CEO Tim Cook announced Tuesday. When completed, the farm will power Apple's Cupertino-based campus, a data center and 50 of the company's retail stores. Cook mad.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2015