October 30, 2012

Tim Cook Makes His Move

Erica Ogg, GigaOm

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Cook’s decision to let Scott Forstall go from his his position leading iOS software from Apple after a major misstep involving Maps shows that Cook is unafraid to remake Apple into a company that works for him, not just for Steve Jobs.

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Cook's Apple Better Than Jobs' Apple
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October 25, 2012
Stop Whining, iPad 3 Owners
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Apple's Fashionable Seduction
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October 25, 2012
The Dangerous Game Microsoft Is Playing
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I've been thinking about Microsoft a bit lately. I usually don't comment on Windows or Microsoft itself in my articles, and that sometimes bothers readers, particularly Mac users. There's a certain thirst for blood that's not... more ››