Archive | January 11th, 2013

iPad 5th generation and new iPad Mini to drop in March, says analyst

11. January 2013

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Following checks made at CES, Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White put out a new report claiming that Apple is planning to accelerate its upgrade cycle in 2013 and release new versions of the iPad and iPad Mini as early as March. Our checks at CES indicate Apple will release the iPad 5 and the [...]

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Xerox CFO Luca Maestri to join Apple as corporate controller

11. January 2013

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Xerox today announced that the company’s executive vice president and CFO Luca Maestri will be leaving the company for a position as Apple’s corporate controller. “Luca is a stellar finance executive whose contributions have brought great value to the transformation of Xerox into a services enterprise,” Xerox CEO Ursula Burns said in a press release. [...]

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Reuters retracts report regarding Phil Schiller’s comments on cheaper iPhone

11. January 2013

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Well this is somewhat strange. Reuters today retracted its article which detailed Phil Schiller’s comments dismissing the notion of a cheaper iPhone. Reuters has withdrawn the story headlined “Apple exec dismisses cheaper phone as a market share grab-report” which was based on a Shanghai Evening News report that was subsequently updated with substantial changes to [...]

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Jimmy Iovine discusses his attempts to sway Steve Jobs on a subscription music service

11. January 2013

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Steve Jobs was never a fan of music subscriptions, often saying that consumers want to own their music, not rent it and have it disappear once they stop paying periodic fees. Nevertheless, Beats founder and famed music producer Jimmy Iovine recently discussed his efforts to sway Jobs to hop on board the music subscription bandwagon. [...]

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