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Apple Maps Executive To Be Fired, Says Bloomberg

11/27/2012, Apple Maps has been a black-eye on all iOS products ever since it came out and still stands as the most ­ridiculed and, sometime hated, Apple feature. Apple Maps disclosed secret-military bases, Bloomberg reports that Richard Williamson, the leader of...

Intel CEO To Retire in May 2013

11/19/2012, Paul Otellini, the current CEO of Intel, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the annual stockholder’s meeting in May 2013. This will conclude his 40-year career at Intel (years as CEO), a company which is 45-years old. During his...

Uber Sued by San Francisco Taxis For “Unfair Competition”

11/14/2012, The Taxi industry is often seen as an old and low-tech industry, but here in Silicon Valley, they are learning from their high-tech peers: San Francisco taxi drivers are suing transportation company Uber (no link w/ Ubergizmo other than good naming...

Nokia HERE Maps SDK lands on Android in Q1 2013

11/13/2012, Nokia has announced that it will make its HERE mapping SDK available to Android handset manufacturers who want to integrate Nokia’s mapping service into their upcoming devices. Nokia’s demo of HERE in San Francisco was impressive and did a...

Steven Sinofsky to leave Microsoft

11/12/2012, Steven Sinofsky who was the executive in charge of hot Microsoft products like Office, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Surface is going to leave Microsoft according to inside sources. Sinofsky has been working at Microsoft for about 23 years, and will be...

More Microsoft Hardware a Possibility, says CEO

10/25/2012, “Is it fair to say we’re going to do more hardware? Obviously we are. We did our first piece of non-Xbox hardware when we launch the Surface. Where we see important opportunities to set a new standard, yeah, we’ll dive in.” It is...

US Immigration switches from Blackberry to iPhone

10/22/2012, It has been reported by Reuters that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is switching from Blackberry to iPhone as the “standard-issue” handset for its employees. So far, about 17600 employees are scheduled to get an iPhone, a...

Google profits leaked, miss lofty expectations, stock tanks 10%

10/18/2012, Earlier today, the Google filing to the SEC has been published early (an error from RR Donnelley, apparently) and the financial details for the 3rd quarter have been revealed: $14.1B in revenues for $2.18B in profits. While most companies would only dream...

iPad mini gross margins scrutinized by stock analysts

10/12/2012, As you may know, an Apple iPad mini is now just about certain and the iPad mini details are still bubbling up well ahead of the launch (reuters has confirmed the rumored Oct 23 launch). As they continue to come out, analysts are scrambling to estimate...

HP CEO hints at a future smartphone

09/14/2012, Back in 2010, when HP acquired Palm, hopes were high about the company. The $1.2 billion deal allowed HP to make use of Palm’s OS on its tablets and smartphones. It was expected that the deal would finally allow HP to take off in the smartphone...

OnLive to continue operations under new management [official]

08/19/2012, OnLive has changed a lot since last Friday when the company was “restructured” into a new company according to a recent official announcement. To do so, all the assets of OnLive Inc were sold to the new company. The good news for customers is...

iPhone, iPad and Macs could be banned on Aug 24

08/19/2012, It has been practically impossible to read the news without seeing something about a lawsuit involving Apple recently. The iPhone maker has gone and sued many companies involved in making smartphones and tablets, and its fight with Samsung has been...