Apple is being a bit kind on employees who have been working at the company for more than 90 days. Apple will be offering its employees a massive $500 discount off new Mac computers and $250 off iPads. Tim Cook today at a meeting at the Town Hall announced this discount offer for its employees which would have surely made them happy. Read More
Apple’s Tim Cook has sent out a mail to all employees asking them to report at the Cupertino Town Hall at 10 A.M to discuss about some “exciting new things”. Just after the iBooks announcement and after the record breaking fiscal quarter, Apple will be holding this meeting. At the earnings call, Tim carefully tackled the question about Apple TV which could mean that it comes under the “exciting new things” category. Read More
A recent report from a major telecoms company, Verizon tells us that the iPhone is ‘bittersweet’ for them. This is due to the almost 11 million iPhones that they have sold over the due course of 2011, that’s including the 4.2 million they shifted in the last quarter. While Verizon themselves do admit to be down on their wireless margins, but this is due to the shear amount of iPhones that they have sold.
As we know, former Chairman of Apple’s Board, Steve Jobs has passed away and a successor to his position has been named. Arthur D. Levingson, Ph. D. has been a co-lead director of Apple’s Board since 2005. He has also served in all three of Apple’s committees within the Board, audit and finance, nominating and corporate governance and compensation. While being at the Chairman position, Levinson will still remain a part of the audit committee, we are yet to find out a reason for this.
Until the very end of his life, Steve Jobs never stopped being innovative. The ideas that made the company what it is today never stopped flowing through his mind. The touching eulogy that Mona Simpson gave on October 16th at the memorial service for Steve was published in the New York Times yesterday. Read More
Next week, a celebration of Steve Jobs’ life will be held by Apple Inc., said Tim Cook in a memo to employees on Monday. The event will be held on Wednesday, 19th October, at an outdoor amphitheater at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino.
Tim Cook also said,
“Like many of you, I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week, and I’ve found comfort in both telling and listening to stories about Steve.”