Apple has expanded its postings for Map Ground Truth employment to the rest of the world. The company was initially only hiring for the position in Australia. “Ground Truth” refers to working with information collected on location versus data collected remotely, such as by satellite.
Apple is reported to be trying out a new customer service initiative across its retail stores. The new strategy, called “table selling,” involves assigning employees a product table where they are responsible for working with groups of customers who have different needs, but are interested in the same device.
What would happen if Apple decided to go into the cider business? A bit of a random question, but an amusing ad for Somersby cider shows the possibilities.
Apple TV rumors seem to be gaining momentum again, as a new report today says Foxconn will be supplying high-resolution screens for the much rumored television set.
Digitimes reports today that Apple is cutting shipments of the iPad mini in the second quarter. The publication’s sources tell them that the cut will be a 20% reduction for the month of April. Steeper cuts could follow for the rest of the quarter.
Tim Holmes was there the night Steve Jobs returned to Apple. Holmes was working for Apple as a Mac OS evangelist at the time, and managed to snap some images of Steve Jobs on that monumental night – with an Apple QuickTake camera, no less!
Apple has posted a job opening for an iOS Communications Application Engineer who will help to make improvements to the FaceTime and iMessage applications on iPhone.
Apple claimed in a court filing on Tuesday that Judge Lucy Koh made an error when she vacated part of the $1.02 billion damage judgement awarded by the Apple v. Samsung trial jury. Apple says two of the Samsung products look to be subject to the verdict.
The latest Apple TV rumor is floating around on the web, and this one says Apple’s much speculated entry into the living room will include a screen that meets the 4K UHD standard, (Ultra HD), and could debut by the end of 2013.
While Apple’s Reno, NV data center project was thought to just be in the planning stages, it turns out that the initial piece of the project is just days from going online.
It can be extremely tempting to buy Apple’s latest products as soon as they are released, and with new iPhones and iPads set to arrive in the coming months, that temptation has become even stronger! According to Dealnews, however, that may not be the best idea!
It’s possible that Media advocacy groups and news organizations may face rough-sledding in future attempts to unseal financials and other secret documents when covering future high-stakes trials.
We reported back in July that a Chinese firm was suing Apple over Siri. Now, they are due in court today for a pre-hearing over the lawsuit there with the company that claims Siri infringes on its patent rights.
ComScore has just released their latest mobile web traffic rankings, and has just updated their data with sites accessed from a mobile device, which haven’t been figured into the equation in the past. Interestingly, after figuring in mobile access, the report finds that Apple is now among the top 10 most popular website in the U.S.!
The Aloft Hotel, a trendy Cupertino, CA boutique hotel located just a few short blocks from Apple’s headquarters has installed an Apple TV in each of its 123 guest rooms. Patrons can now access music, television shows, and movies via iTunes, as well as access programming from Netflix and Hulu, in addition to other Apple TV apps.
Samsung is pinning all of its legal hopes on asking a court to appoint a new jury to determine if 14 of its products infringe at all on Apple’s iconic products. With 40% of the billion-dollar patent infringement against it already on hold, the move could lead to a lower monetary judgement.