By Cody Lee on May 6, 2013
You wouldn’t know it by reading through the latest tech news headlines, but Apple is on track to have another stellar year. It’s already recorded two record-breaking quarters, and it has yet to launch a new or refreshed product.
But not everyone is ignoring Apple’s success. Fortune today released its annual, high-profile ”Fortune 500″ list of the largest companies in the United States. And the iPad-maker has risen up several spots from last year, to #6… Read More
By Ed Sutherland on Apr 16, 2013
Remember how Apple’s use of Chinese factories to produce its iPad was the focus of attention during 2012? Well, so did members of the Pulitzer committee, which Monday awarded a 2013 Pulitzer Prize to the New York Times.
The paper won critical awards for its iEconomy series, a nine-part look at the working conditions in Chinese factories producing the popular tablet. But was the series a “penetrating look into business practices by Apple,” as the Pulitzer announcement claims, or simply a way to rehash a common practice by using the Apple brand as the foil? Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 7, 2012
Apple is on a bit of a roll right now. With its new iPhone event just a few days away, and rumors of a smaller iPad still swirling about, the company’s stock surged past $680 per share this morning for the first time ever.
And don’t count on Apple slowing down anytime soon. With more than 10 new products expected by the end of the year, and more in the works, Fortune just named Apple number 8 on its list of fastest growing companies… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jul 19, 2012
Ron Johnson just can’t escape his past as Apple’s widely successful head of retail. He left Apple last November to join the struggling retailer J.C. Penney and apply some Apple magic to its mid-range department stores. Johnson was interviewed by Fortune’s Jennifer Reingold and of course the inevitable questions of his work at Apple popped up, among the many other topics of conversations. Here’s what came out of him… Read More