Earlier this week the CEO of an anti-virus company wrote a "guest editorial" on a popular technology website, saying it was time for Apple to "open up" and — wait for it — allow anti-virus software on the iPhone and iPad. The premise...Show More Summary
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) the world’s most valuable company with a market cap of $683 billion might not have enough fuel to land itself on the trillion dollar mark. On CNBC, Henry Blodget, who is the editor in chief & CEO of Business Insider expressed some of these concerns during a discussion involving the tech giant. […]
The launch of Apple Pay last month was seen by many as a possible deathblow to Square’s mobile payments service, but CEO Jack Dorsey told CNN today that he doesn’t view Apple Pay as a competitor at all. In fact, … Read more ›
While Walmart and other major retailers are deliberately holding off on accepting Apple Pay because they are developing a competing mobile payment system, there are plenty of small businesses who want to offer Apple Pay but don’t want to invest too much in the equipment required to accept it. The folks at Square, which turns your smartphone into a card … [More]
Speaking to CNN on Friday, Square founder and CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed Square would begin supporting Apple Pay and other near-field communications (NFC)-based payments systems in some form in 2015.
Square will start accepting Apple's new mobile payments system next year, the company's founder and CEO Jack Dorsey just confirmed to CNN Money (via 9to5Mac). While some may have perceived Square and Apple Pay as rivals, Dorsey told CNN he doesn't see it that way. Show More Summary
Former Apple CEO and cofounder Steve Jobs wasn't too pleased when Jon Stewart poked fun at Apple back in 2010. After tech blog Gizmodo found a prototype of the iPhone 4 sitting in a bar four years ago, Stewart teased Apple in a skitShow More Summary
Here’s an interesting tidbit that comes from a Fortune interview with Moleskine CEO Arrigo Berni: apparently the company’s physical retail stores do a lot better when they’re in close proximity to an Apple Store. “Interestingly, we find that we do better whenever we are closest to an Apple retail store. This may come as a surprise, […]
Xiaomi CEO and founder Lei Jun irked Apple on Thursday by saying his company could be the number one smartphone maker in the world in 5 to 10 years, reports The Guardian's Samuel Gibbs. “I believe that no one thought the Xiaomi from three years ago, which just made its first phone, would later rank as the third largest player,” said Jun. Show More Summary
Apple and Xiaomi executives got into a little trash talk fight at the World Internet Conference this week in China. Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun described his company as a “small miracle” that’s ready to dominate the smartphone world. But Apple’s general … Read more ›
It's not nice to fool around with Apple, especially when you're an outsourced tech support company that's making about US$2 billion a year from work with the Cupertino kids. 9to5Mac, citing a post in The Economic Times of India, reports that Apple...
The Economic Times of India reported on Wednesday that Bangalore-based company InfoSys, which provides outsourced tech support and other services for Apple, has fired the CFO of its business process outsourcing unit Abraham Matthews for failing to comply with the company’s code of conduct. Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced via his Twitter account that Apple has received a 100% score on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index for the 13th year in a row. Apple once again makes the list put together by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which rates U.S. workplaces based on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality: […]
Take it with a grain of salt since the numbers don’t come from Apple, but interesting if true. 3-to-1 sounds about right to me. But there was an app analytics report a few weeks ago that pegged the ratio at 6-to-1, and T-Mobile CEO John Legere told Recode it was closer to 50-50. Update: TV Pro — a TV guide app in Germany — is seeing the same 3-to-1 split. ?
Leaders like Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Apple's Tim Cook who have their audience and customers in mind have these three traits in common. What do the best CEOs do to connect themselves and their companies to their customers? The habitsShow More Summary
Alex Epstein makes the case that Apple’s claim that its “data centers are powered by 100 percent renewable energy sources, which result in zero greenhouse gas emissions” is fraudulent: Imagine this scenario: Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to take an ocean liner across the Atlantic. Show More Summary
Since the wi-fi camera company Dropcam sold to Google's Nest for $555 million in June, its employees have been struggling with the transition, particularly because of the leadership of Nest CEO and former Apple employee Tony Fadell, according to Connie Loizos of StrictlyVC. Show More Summary
Fortune has somehow named Google CEO Larry Page its 2014 Business person of the Year beating out rival Apple CEO Tim Cook who earns the number 2 spot (despite stock prices) on Fortune’s list of 50 executives. Nearly four years into his tenure, Page has shown himself to be the world’s most daring CEO. His fabled […]