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2012-08-30 15:43:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ah, Chicago, the Windy City: Beloved Midwestern home to Deep Dish Pizza, everyone´s favorite losing baseball team, and quintessential American rock band, Wilco. America´s second largest mobile carrier is obviously a fan, as they´ve decided to open up a massive flagship store on famed Michigan Avenue to show off all they can do for their customers. AT&T´s fancy new, 10,000 square foot store on the...

Apple I Computer Heads To Auction
2012-08-30 11:06:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s early computers are a piece of computing history. The very first Apple I computers were each hardwired by Steve Wozniak in Steve Jobs´ parent´s garage, and the pair only built 200 of these boards. These units were also famous for their minimalist nature, as any customer only received a computer board for their $666.66 purchase. It was up to the user to build a case and supply a TV screen to act as the...

Apple's Bob Mansfield Not Retiring After All
2012-08-29 06:10:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s long-time head of hardware engineering, Bob Mansfield, announced his retirement from the Mac maker in the last days of June, a somewhat shocking announcement from an executive who mostly worked behind the scenes without much public attention. That´s not to say he didn´t stand out, of course. In any stereotypical Apple video about a new product, be it a new Mac or a new iPad, Bob Mansfield was always the...

2012-08-28 19:55:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this month, reports began to surface about possible layoffs in Apple´s retail stores. According to these reports, some employees either had their hours drastically cut or were simply not on the schedule anymore, causing many to believe that Apple would begin laying off some of these employees, who were mostly new hires. Shortly after these reports came to light, John Browett, Apple´s senior vice president of...

2012-08-25 08:46:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Preparing to enter the second year of his reign as the chief executive of Apple , Tim Cook found himself in charge of the most valuable company in history -- despite a fourth-quarter that fell short of analyst's expectations, according to various media reports published Friday. According to Patrick May of MercuryNews.com, after Cook's first year on the job as the successor of the late Steve Jobs, the Cupertino,...

Hype-Machine In Overdrive As Apple Readies Next Products
2012-08-24 14:55:51

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sleeping bag? Check. Lawn chair? Yup. Bags of chips and extra-large soda? Got ℠em. Along with my inhaler to keep me from hyperventilating, it looks like I´m ready to camp out in front of an Apple store as the world´s most valuable company, with its oceans of cash, readies for a new influx of money to thunder into its bulging vaults after it rolls out its next must-have products next month. September 12 is the date...

Apple Sees Record Numbers At Retail Stores
2012-08-22 05:10:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For all the reasons people attribute to Apple´s success – killer, cutting edge products, slick marketing, great customer service – there is one very large, very broad reason for Apple´s success: Their retail stores. Of course, many thought Steve Jobs and his team were daft when they announced they wanted to open the retail stores in May 2001. Jobs, after all, wanted to make extra certain that an Apple...

No Layoffs for Apple Retail Employees
2012-08-18 05:54:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When Apple makes a mistake, they´re always very good about fessing up to it. Scratch that: When Apple believes there was a mistake to be made in the first place and that, somehow, they´ve made it, they´re very good about fessing up. So, when MacRumors.com ran a story on Monday about possible significant layoffs of new hires at the Apple retail stores, many began to wonder what was going on down in Cupertino....

Keeping The Apple TV Rumors Alive
2012-08-16 14:03:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Perhaps we´ve become bored with the iPhone and “iPad Mini” rumors. Perhaps – and this is a shame – we already know all we need to know about the next iPhone. In which case, Apple could just release the thing tomorrow, we´d all buy it straight away, and Apple wouldn´t have to go through the whole flash and pomp of a press event. For the second time this month, the Apple TV has come back...

Apple Rumor Mill: Pre-orders On September 12
2012-08-14 13:24:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online By now, most everyone agrees Apple will announce a new iPhone come September 12, just 29 days from now. The team at app4phone.fr had the September 12 date first. Then, last month, iMore.com got involved with their own rumor: Apple would announce a new iPhone and a new iPad Mini on the same day. Later, in a rumor reminiscent of the “Apple will refresh the entire Mac line!” rumor in the days before WWDC,  iMore...

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Tim Cook
2013-08-01 11:48:01

Timothy Donald Cook, Born in Alabama on November 1, 1960, is a Business Executive, CEO of Apple and serves on the company's Board of Directors. Tim Cook grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama, near Mobile. He graduated from Robertsdale High School and earned a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University in 1982. He earned his M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 1988. Cook didn't start out as CEO Though. That Job, had been held by Steve Jobs. Cook has...

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