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Head of Apple News+ leaves after lackluster start

Liz Schimel joined Apple’s news division in 2018, and was on board during the launch of News+. But the subscription service hasn’t seen much success, and now Schimel has left the company according to

Apple TV+ poaches streaming video expert from Netflix

Ruslan Meshenberg made the jump to Apple TV+ after leaving Netflix, a top rival of Apple’s new streaming service. As the former VP of Productivity Engineering, he brings years of experience to a

Ex head of iPhone processors founds chip-design company

You may never have heard of Gerard Williams III, but for years he played a large part in designing every iPhone processor. He left Apple early this year, and is now the CEO of Nuvia, a firm headed by

Apple hires another top cardiologist to boost health initiatives

Dr. David Tsay recently joined Apple, apparently to bring new features to devices like the Apple Watch that monitor the wearer’s heart. He’s an expert in the field, and also just left a position as

Apple TV+ pursues lofty goal: Exploring human relationships

The first slate of Apple TV+ shows would seem to have little in common — they range from a teen comedy to a sci-fi epic — but the company’s top entertainment programming execs say they are all about

Bernie Sanders’ tax plan would have cost Apple $1.4 billion last year

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ proposed “inequality tax” would punish large businesses that pay their CEOs vastly more than the median wage for employees. Apple is one of those companies. Tim

Jony Ive’s successor could someday replace Tim Cook at Apple’s helm

Apple’s COO Jeff Williams won’t take on the departing Jony Ive’s title of Chief Design Officer but he’s nevertheless stepping into the role. A new profile in The Wall Street Journal quotes sources who

VP helping lead the charge for a 5G iPhone departs company

The Apple vice president in charge of sourcing 4G and 5G iPhone modems has left. The departure of Rubén Caballero comes as this part of Apple’s business is in transition, with Qualcomm once again

Apple TV+ hires new head of documentaries

Apple’s upcoming streaming video service now has someone in charge of documentaries. Molly Thompson previously held a similar role at A&E Networks. Action and comedy shows have so far grabbed the

Apple snags expert on electric motors from Tesla

Apple’s electric car program just got a major boost. It’s hired away Tesla’s VP of Engineering, an expert on electric powertrains. Dr. Michael Schwekutsch joined Apple this month. He worked at Tesla

Head of iPhone and iPad chip design may have left Apple

Someone who helped make the iPad and iPhone as powerful as they are has reportedly departed Apple. Gerard Williams III led the team that created every A-series processor since the A7, but no more.

Apple names senior exec to promote its augmented reality initiatives

Apple’s augmented reality efforts have a new spokesperson. Frank Casanova has been named head of marketing for Apple’s AR offerings. Apple has been hard at work in this area for years, but its

Tim Cook hypes up new retail boss in email to employees

Apple‘s CEO told his employees that the company’s new head of retail sales is “one of Apple’s most passionate and experienced advocates for our customers and employees.” Tim Cook also highlighted

Today in Apple history: Tim Cook becomes Apple’s chief operating officer

October 14, 2005: Tim Cook takes the reins as Apple’s chief operating officer, continuing an upward climb through the company’s ranks that will make him CEO less than six years later. “Tim and I have

Spotify swipes a major player from Apple Music

The head of Hip-Hop/R&B Programming at Apple Music, Carl Chery, is reportedly headed for rival Spotify. Chery worked for Apple since 2014, and was responsible for helping to launch the careers of

Today in Apple history: Future Apple CEO John Sculley is born

April 6, 1939: John Sculley is born in New York City. He will grow up to be hailed as a business and marketing genius, eventually overseeing Apple’s transformation into the most profitable personal

Apple steals Google’s AI wiz to make Siri smarter

John Giannandrea used to run Google’s artificial intelligence division, but now he works for Apple. He’s leading the drive to make the company’s Siri voice assistant smarter, a goal many would agree