Steve Jobs helped organize and arrange for a complex price-fixing plan that cost its consumers tens of millions of dollars in the last two years by enhancing the price of many new releases and bestsellers by $3 to $5 each.
What is most astonishing part about the iPad era, is how completely Apple still controls it. The market was filled with plenty of Smartphone in 2007, when the iPhone came out and it quickly drew new competitors, most notably Android devices.
The world has changed increasingly over the last few years in terms of clubs of people, thinking and most of all, “technology”. Education was always considered vital for one reason. It was needed to compliment technology. And now is the phase where technology is used to compliment education. Well, if you are considering this contradictory, it’s not. It’s just in the reverse motion.
The evidence comes from sources within Apple’s supply chain, who say that OEM production of the iPad 2 will remain high at 14-15 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, but will decline to 4-5 million units in the first quarter of 2012, paving the way for the launch of the new iPads. Production volume will be in the 9.5-9.8 million unit range during the first quarter of 2012 for the iPad 3, which will begin in January.
As John F. Kennedy once said, “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”. Any leader who thinks he knows it all and has seen it all and is through learning is going to lose his effectiveness and strength. For a leader to be a strength to his people through time, it is important to be open to learning, improving and growing. Enhancing your existing leadership skills is essential to stay with the times, and ahead of others.
In the news that took tech industry by surprise, sales of Samsung Electronics surpassed those of Apple Inc. Apple phones are known to be the highest bought consumer electronics in the world, and rarely has any other brand’s products ever threatened to overtake Apple’s sales. However, the impossible has happened and Samsung has sold a [...]
Even as claims that the iPhone 4S is not much of a device do the rounds, facts and figures tell another story. The iPhone 4S was unveiled only a day before Apple inventor Steve Jobs passed away and most industry pundits said the phone felt the phone fell short of the expectations everyone has from [...]
You can be one of these kinds of leaders or you can be leading in a novel way, but at the end of the day, what matters are results. Ever since mankind has dreamt of achieving something, a procession of individuals has marched towards achieving it.
Iconic inventor and superior tech guru, Steve Paul Jobs (1955-2011), known the world over as the co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc., died on Wednesday. Jobs was only 56 years old and had been ailing from a number of health complications, which were also speculated as being the reason behind his resignation as the CEO of Apple Inc., some months back.
With its third-quarterly earnings statistics showing an 82% increase in revenue, and 125% rise in profits year-on-year, Apple, while releasing these statistics, said that a massive jump in profits in China has contributed significantly towards Apple’s performance. With the released data suggesting that as compared to the 4% revenue share contributed by China over the [...]
Explaining the central theme of his presentation at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday, Scott Forstall, senior vice president of the iPhone Software at Apple said “”We have a lot of customers coming to us and saying ‘I want to buy an iPad as my only device’…And that’s exactly what we’re going to support in [...]
The no.1 spot in BrandZ Top 100, the listing that identifies and ranks the world’s most valuable brands, has been taken by Apple this year, ending the four-year reign of search-engine giant Google. With its brand value estimated at over $153bn, the iPhone and iPad maker’s rank has been boosted significantly by the success of [...]
Wait in a long queue for hours and hours on launch day for Apple’s newest “magical” baby (Apple has oft displayed its modesty by calling all of its devices “magical”), and you might start thinking “is this really going to be worth the wait ?” 10 minutes into the launch of the new tab, you [...]
As part of a major global expansion plan, Intel Corp has announced plans of building a $5 billion, cutting-edge microchip factory in Arizona by 2013, sharply ramping up its U.S. manufacturing capacity. Designated Fab 42, this new chip manufacturing facility at Chandler, Arizona will be built as a 300mm factory. The cash-strapped western U.S. state, [...]
Steve Jobs, 55, CEO, Apple Inc. has taken yet another medical leave of absence, the second time in the two years maintaining his CEO profile and leaving Tim Cook, the Chief Operating Officer of the company in charge during the leave. Steve Jobs was diagnosed with a very rare form of Pancreatic Cancer somewhere in [...]