Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

Apple posts new official executive organization chart

August 24, 2011
Apple posts new official executive organization chart

In light of today’s shakeups, Apple has posted a revised organization chart on its website. The chart lists the newly minted CEO Tim Cook, as well as the other executive staff. It also shows Jobs’ new position as Chairman of the Board and Cook’s new Board seat as well. Cook’s new bio states: Tim...

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Intuit Partners With Verizon Wireless To Sell Square-Competitor GoPayment At Retail Stores

August 24, 2011
Intuit Partners With Verizon Wireless To Sell Square-Competitor GoPayment At Retail Stores

Inuit’s GoPayment reader, which competes directly with Square, is making a significant move in the mobile payments space today, partnering with Verizon Wireless to sell its credit card readers in Verizon Wireless’ 2,300 retail stores and business-to-business sales channels. Launched two years ago, GoPayment offers a complimentary app and credit card reader to allow...

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iPad photo magazine Once offers unique compensation model

August 24, 2011
iPad photo magazine Once offers unique compensation model

Getting quality content for a periodical generally means paying your contributors, and typically that’s handled as a flat-fee transaction, or the production of content is expected in exchange for a set salary. New iPad magazine Once, released Wednesday via the App Store, thinks that a new, digital format calls for a new, more appropriate...

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Tintri’s Spiffy and Pricey Storage Array

August 24, 2011
Tintri’s Spiffy and Pricey Storage Array

This post is part of our ReadWriteCloud channel, which is dedicated to covering virtualization and cloud computing. The channel is sponsored by Intel and VMware. Read the white paper about how Intel Xeon processors help organizations get unprecedented levels of performance. We all know that there is a lot of wasted space in most...

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A front row seat to Steve Jobs’ career, by Robert Scoble.

August 24, 2011
A front row seat to Steve Jobs’ career, by Robert Scoble.

When the Apple PR person showed me to my seat at the iPad 2.0 launch, she reminded me that if I wanted to take photos I’d need to sit in the back section. I instead chose the front row, despite every journalistic bone in my body screaming at me to go take the photo...

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A look at Apple’s CEOs from 1977 to 2011

August 24, 2011
A look at Apple’s CEOs from 1977 to 2011

We feared the day would come but today Apple co-founder Steve Jobs announced he was to officially step down as Apple’s CEO, opening up the position for former company COO Tim Cook to lead the world’s biggest technology company forward (click here to see how it unfolded). Tim Cook becomes Apple’s sixth chief operating...

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Why Secure Email Still Doesn’t Measure Up

August 24, 2011

This is certainly a surprise. Who knew so many messages were being encrypted? Have you gotten an encrypted email in the past week? How about one that was digitally signed, so you knew for certain the sender’s identity? (like the one pictured below) Okay, how about in the past year? Let’s see — I...

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These Apple Execs Will Run The Show Now That Steve Jobs Is Gone (AAPL)

August 24, 2011
These Apple Execs Will Run The Show Now That Steve Jobs Is Gone (AAPL)

Image: AP See Also: WATCH: Steve Jobs’ Most Important Product Announcements, Ever 11 Unusual Ways Steve Jobs Made Apple The World’s Most Admired Tech Company Here’s What Apple Loses If Steve Jobs Doesn’t Come Back After being on temporary medical leave since January, Steve Jobs resigned from Apple this afternoon. While the news has...

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Cloud Foundry adds PHP, Python; AppFog now a user

August 24, 2011
Cloud Foundry adds PHP, Python; AppFog now a user

VMware has added support for the PHP, Python and Django programming languages to Cloud Foundry, the open source Platform as a Service the company unveiled in April. Such news isn’t necessarily groundbreaking considering the project’s focus on multi-language support, but how it added PHP, at least, is very noteworthy. AppFog (formerly PHP Fog) is...

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MOSSBERG: "Extremely Well Informed Sources" Say Steve Jobs Will Still Work On Major Products And Strategy (AAPL)

August 24, 2011
MOSSBERG: "Extremely Well Informed Sources" Say Steve Jobs Will Still Work On Major Products And Strategy (AAPL)

Image: Asa Mathat, All Things Digital See Also: Here’s What You Need To Know About Tim Cook, Apple’s New CEO “DO WHAT YOU LOVE”: Watch Steve Jobs’ Fantastic Stanford Commencement Speech In 2005 Actually, Apple Will Be Fine Without Steve Jobs Though Steve Jobs is stepping down as CEO of Apple, he will remain...

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