By Cody Lee on Feb 20, 2013
Less than two weeks after recruiting OLED display expert Dr. Jeung Jil Lee from LG, Apple has hired another high-profile executive away from a major company. According to a new report, the Mac-maker has picked up Rolls Royce’s Josh Rosenstock.
Rosenstock has been with the London-based aerospace firm for 4 years, as the director of external communications. It’s believed that he will join Apple in a similar role, as it attempts to bolster its corporate communications for its EMEIA region… Read More
By Ed Sutherland on Feb 20, 2013
Investigators now believe a group of sophisticated Eastern European criminal hackers are responsible for a cyberattack on Apple and other U.S. technology and media firms. Until today, those probing the computer break-ins thought China was behind the electronic assaults. In Apple’s case, malware placed on an iPhone developer website may have been used to ‘bait’ visitors, according to one report Wednesday.
According to Bloomberg, which anonymously cited people close to law enforcement, malware which other victims described as “sophisticated,” was placed on the popular developer forum to potentially gain access to data stored on corporate computers… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jan 31, 2013
Apple will reportedly discontinue the Mac Pro in Europe beginning March 1. The unexpected decision isn’t a result of low demand for Apple’s pro desktop, as conventional wisdom would have you believe. The real reason is simple, really: Apple’s aging top-of-the-line desktop just doesn’t meet a new European product regulation standards effective March 1.
The current Mac Pro line will continue to be available in other markets that don’t have the new European product certification standards in place. Apple has emailed its resellers across Europe informing them they can place Mac Pro orders up until February 18 for shipment before March 1, 2013… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jan 17, 2013
Faced with constraints on growth at home, U.S. carrier AT&T is reportedly considering entering new markets in Europe via a merger with one of the key players in a major European market such as the United Kingdom, Germany or the Netherlands, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The carrier is allegedly hoping to bring its technological expertise in building 4G networks to the table.
European telcos have been slow to roll out fourth-generation networks so AT&T through its European partner could help roll out the latest in 4G technology in order to then introduce “more lucrative pricing strategies”. European carriers get most of their revenue from voice plans and text messaging, unlike in the United States where telcos have shifted to new plans that charge subscribers based on their data use… Read More