Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Android Captures 81% of Global Market
/ November 1, 2013 4:08 pm
Android Captures 81% of Global Market

VentureBeat reports that global shipments of phones has now crossed 418 million, with smartphones constituting 250 million of the shipments and 81% powered by the Android operating system. “Android’s domination of global smartphone shipments reached a new peak in Q3 2013, with four out of every five smartphones now running Google’s OS,” said Scott Bicheno, an analyst at Strategy Analytics. . Read More

Tesla Hires Apple’s VP of Product Design for New Vehicle Development
/ October 25, 2013 3:56 pm
Tesla Hires Apple’s VP of Product Design for New Vehicle Development

TechCrunch reports that Tesla has hired Apple's VP of Product Design Doug Field. A press release on the automaker’s website reveals that Doug will soon leave Apple for Tesla. “Doug has demonstrated the leadership and technical talent to develop and deliver outstanding products, including what are widely considered the best computers in the world,” said Elon Musk, CEO and Co-Founder of Tesla. . Read More

Apple’s App Store Now Boasts 1 Million Apps
/ October 23, 2013 2:34 pm
Apple’s App Store Now Boasts 1 Million Apps

Mashable reports that Apple’s iTunes app store has reached over one million apps surpassing the Google Play Store in number of apps. The app store from Apple was made public 5 years ago. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, made the milestone announcement in an event which was dedicated to the iPad this Tuesday. Read More

iTunes Radio Now Boasts 20 Million Users and 2 Billion Songs Streamed
/ October 23, 2013 2:08 pm
iTunes Radio Now Boasts 20 Million Users and 2 Billion Songs Streamed

Hybebot reports that Apple's iTunes Radio service, which was launched on September 18, now reports to have 20 million users and to have streamed 2 billion songs. Currently, the service is only available in the U.S. . Read More

Apple Unveils Lighter, Thinner iPad Air
/ October 22, 2013 4:22 pm
Apple Unveils Lighter, Thinner iPad Air

Apple on Tuesday a new version of its popular iPad tablet with a better display in a thinner and lighter design. The iPad Air features a 9.7-inch retina display in a unit that is 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the fourth generation iPad. The Cupertino-based company also announced a second-generation iPad mini, which also introduces a retina display to the 7.9-inch device. . Read More

EBay Hires Apple’s E-Commerce Executive RJ Pittman As New Chief Product Officer
/ October 18, 2013 1:58 pm
EBay Hires Apple’s E-Commerce Executive RJ Pittman As New Chief Product Officer

AllThingsD reports that eBay announced on Thursday that it has hired e-commerce executive, formerly with Apple, RJ Pittman, as its new Chief Product Officer. Pittman has been working with Apple since 2010, and was responsible for design, product management and development of its worldwide e-commerce platform. . Read More

Gareth Paul Jones, Product Manager of iTunes Radio, to Join Twitter
/ October 15, 2013 5:01 pm
Gareth Paul Jones, Product Manager of iTunes Radio, to Join Twitter

TechCrunch reports that Gareth Paul Jones has confirmed that he will leave Apple, and join Twitter. He announced this in a tweet today. “I’ll be working on Platform Partnerships – specifically advertising focused,” said Jones. . Read More

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