Bob Mansfield is the second key executive to leave since Steve Jobs died
FORTUNE -- One of the concerns after Steve Jobs died was whether Apple's (AAPL) institutional values -- as embodied by his hand-picked executive team -- would survive his passing.
The team lost a key member when Ron Johnson, who built the Apple Stores, departed in November run J.C. Penney. Because Johnson made his decision to leave public nine months MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 29, 2012 8:17 AM ET
The education of Jim Messina, according to Bloomberg Businessweek, started at Apple
FORTUNE -- In the current issue of Bloomberg Businessweek, Joshua Green tells the story of how Jim Messina, Barack Obama's campaign manager, got what Green describes as "the highest-wattage crash course in executive management ever undertaken," starting with Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs:
In two long, private conversations, Steve Jobs tore into Messina for all the White House was doing wrong MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 15, 2012 7:20 AM ET
Apple's Tim Cook says hello: The full D10 interview [ALLTHINGSD]
While clearly playing it close to the vest, he ranged over a wide number of topics, from secrecy at Apple (it's now apparently been doubled!) to the iPhone to controversies in China to a possibly more social partnership with Facebook to more television efforts to, of course, the legacy of Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs, who died last year.
Microsoft 'mulled Nokia buyout, MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jun 11, 2012 12:55 PM ET
"And of the great entrepreneurs of this era, people will have forgotten Steve Jobs"
FORTUNE -- Edited down to 2 minutes for your convenience, author Malcolm Gladwell's provocative remarks about which entrepreneurs will be remembered 50 years from now and which forgotten:
In a nutshell, the bestselling author (Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers) and high-end public speaker (top fee: $80,000 per hour) put Microsoft's (MSFT) Bill Gates on a pedestal ("there will be statues of Gates MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 10, 2012 4:57 PM ET
Anticipating the post-PC era, Apple's CEO tipped his hand at All Things Digital in 2005
FORTUNE -- If you want to know what Tim Cook meant last week at All Things Digital when he said Apple (AAPL) was going to "double down" on secrecy, you only have to spend some time listening to the six appearances his predecessor made at the same conference between 2003 and 2010, free podcasts of which MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 6, 2012 6:46 AM ET
A well-crafted rejoinder, pre-approved for copying and pasting where indicated
FORTUNE -- A reader who called himself "jabberwolf" posted a poorly spelled and ungrammatical comment here Saturday in which he attacked Apple (AAPL) for a variety of alleged transgressions, including a claim that Steve Jobs put his name on hundreds of patents to which he contributed absolutely nothing.
In response, FalKirk, one of our favorite commenters, posted this:
In related news, scientists fear MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 3, 2012 6:02 AM ET
Forbids lawyers from trying to make patent case an Apple-Android "popularity contest"
FORTUNE -- If you're following the smartphone patent wars and have never run into Judge Richard A. Posner before, you're in for a treat.
The federal judge who drew Apple v. Motorola is one of America's most respected -- and outspoken -- jurists. He's had a hand in everything from the Microsoft antitrust trial to the Monica Lewinsky case. He MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 2, 2012 11:21 AM ET
Aaron Sorkin talks about future Steve Jobs movie, impact of technology on his writing [ENGADGET]
The highlights included a frank quote that whoever ends up playing Jobs in his movie -- not to be confused with the one already in production with Ashton Kutcher -- will have to be "good, and intelligent." He also confessed to being fully engaged in the "three screens" movement, but wasn't too prideful to admit that he MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - May 31, 2012 12:08 PM ET
The Social Network's screenwriter talks frankly about the perils of tackling Apple's story
FORTUNE -- I for one can't wait to see what Aaron Sorkin does with the Steve Jobs story.
The man who wrote some of my favorite movies and TV series (The Social Network, The West Wing, Sports Night, etc.) is at the earliest stages of adapting Walter Isaacson's Jobs biography for film -- a process that to the casual observer, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 31, 2012 6:31 AM ET
Tim Cook remembers Steve Jobs and looks to the future; have Mark Zuckerberg's worst fears become reality?
Apple CEO Tim Cook in the hot seat at D [ALL THINGS D]
Cook said that Jobs told him not to ask what Steve would have done. "He looked at me with those intense eyes that only he had and said, 'Just do what's right.' I'm doing that. Does that mean some things would be different? Of MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - May 30, 2012 11:52 AM ET
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