One chart helps explain why Apple’s hardware designs are so gorgeous

Why are Apple’s hardware designs so gorgeous? The answer might be simpler than you think: Because Apple pays for them. BusinessVibes has put together a chart based on data provided by Glassdoor that lists all the top salaries for different kinds of Apple employees and you won’t be surprised to know that the company puts a premium on hardware designers. NOT EVERY APPLE DESIGN IS GORGEOUS: These ... Hardware - Yahoo News Search Results Read more [...]

Sue Wagner Joins Apple’s Board of Directors

CUPERTINO, California—July 17, 2014—Apple® today announced that Susan L. Wagner, founding partner and director of BlackRock, has been elected to Apple's board of directors. Bill Campbell, the board’s longest-serving member, is retiring after 17 years of service.   Wagner co-founded BlackRock in 1988 and helped it become one of the world’s most successful asset-management companies, holding a range of leadership positions including vice chairman until Read more [...]

Apple’s Peter Oppenheimer to Retire at the End of September

CUPERTINO, California—March 4, 2014—Apple® today announced that Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s senior vice president and CFO, will retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri, Apple’s vice president of Finance and corporate controller, will succeed Peter as CFO reporting to Apple CEO, Tim Cook. Peter will transition the CFO role to Luca in June and the balance of his responsibilities over the remaining time allowing for a professional and seamless transition. “Peter has served as our CFO Read more [...]

Apple’s iPhone Sales Disappoint Wall Street

Apple reported record quarterly revenues Monday evening, but that didn’t prevent underwhelming iPhone sales from pulling down the stock in the hour after the announcement. Shares had dropped almost eight percent during after-hours trading by 6:15 p.m., as investors looked at results and signaled displeasure with Apple’s iPhone sales. Though the company sold a record 51 million iPhones over the past quarter, sales were still lower than the 56 to 57 million units many analysts had expected after Read more [...]

The Big Apple’s 10 Most Beloved Sports Figures

New York City has had its share of unbelievable athletes and incredibly successful teams over the past century or so, and it loves its sports figures as much as, if not more than any other city. With so many New York teams having longstanding winning traditions, narrowing down this list to just 10 was extremely difficult. Guys like Lawrence Taylor, Joe Torre, Thurmon Munson, Yogi Berra and Phil Simms just missed the cut. There's a lot of legendary names on this list, and it's no surprise that Read more [...]