Apple (AAPL) mailed out invitations on Thursday for its 2009 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) -- the premier event for anyone working on software for the Mac, iPhone or iPod touch.
It's scheduled for June 8 - 12 in San Francisco's Moscone Center -- neatly filling the mysterious "Corporate Meeting" slot reserved for those days on the Moscone Center site -- and it promises to be a big one.
Among the events MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 26, 2009 3:32 PM ET
Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, the update of Apple's (AAPL) current Macintosh operating system that Steve Jobs said would ship in "about a year" when he introduced it last June, may not arrive until later this summer or fall.
That's one of the nuggets of news offered by Kaufman Bros.' Shaw Wu in a report to clients issued Wednesday.
Among other findings Wu turned up in a check of his sources MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 11, 2009 10:03 AM ET
The "end of June" is how long Steve Jobs said his medical leave would run when he announced in January that he was temporarily stepping down as Apple's (AAPL) CEO.
But David Zeiler, writing on another subject for the Baltimore Sun website, offers a scenario in which Jobs could return to the helm a few weeks earlier -- on June 8 to be precise.
Zeiler was trying to pinpoint the day Apple MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 6, 2009 9:22 AM ET
Microsoft's (MSFT) new version of Windows is probably still a couple quarters away from official release, but Kaufman Bros. analyst Shaw Wu is already trying to measure its negative impact on Apple (AAPL).
"With the potential release of Windows 7 in either 3Q or 4Q of this year," he writes in a report to clients issued Thursday morning, "we believe we could finally have a Windows operating system worth upgrading MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 5, 2009 10:35 AM ET
Apple's (AAPL) last Macworld Conference and Expo opens Monday at San Francisco's Moscone Center, but the real action starts Tuesday at 9 a.m. PT (12 noon ET) with senior vice president Phil Schiller's opening remarks -- the first Macworld keynote not delivered by Steve Jobs since 1997.
Nobody's expecting breakthrough products that rise to the level of the iMac (Macworld 1998), the iBook (1999), iTunes (2001) or the iPhone (2007), but MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 3, 2009 2:14 PM ET
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