Apple Donates $8 Million to Chinese Earthquake Victims

Apple Donates 8 Million to Chinese Earthquake Victims

Late Sunday, an earthquake with magnitude 4.8 occurred in the city of Ya’an, China in the Sichuan province, causing over 189 deaths and over 11,000 injuries. Almost instantly, rescue teams began searching for survivors and money began flowing in through different channels to help the victims of the terrible quake. … Read the Full Story →

Apple Offers Employees 50GB of Free iCloud Storage As a Perk

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Apple offers its employees a number of perks, for keeping the company’s retail stores operating smoothly on a daily basis. The latest perk Apple is offering is slightly odd, to say the least. The Cupertino company is offering their retail employees an upgrade to 50GB of free iCloud storage as … Read the Full Story →

Apple Retail Employees to Receive Raises Up to 25%

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Apple has long been scrutinized by the press and the public for the way the company handled employee wages and the manufacturing process of their products. The most recent, a report from the NYTimes criticized Apple for the low wages that their retail store employees received. However, earlier in the … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 5 may be the last product design Steve Jobs worked on

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According to a new report published by Bloomberg, iPhone 5, Apple’s sixth-gen iPhone was one of the last product designs Steve Jobs worked on. Apple’s iPhone hasn’t seen any major redesign since the introduction of iPhone 4. So, it’s not difficult to imagine that the company would have started working … Read the Full Story →

Apple Claims It Created Over 514,000 Jobs for U.S. Workers

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On Friday, Apple published a new page on their website mentioning that the company created or supported over 500,000 U.S. jobs through its business. The exact number of jobs used by Apple was 514,000 jobs, which they divided into two groups: 304,000 jobs directly tied to Apple and its business … Read the Full Story →

Group of Apple Employees to Form ‘Apple Retail Workers Union’

Apple Retail Store Union

Today, TUAW reported that they recieved an email from a group called the “Apple Retail Workers Union”, who are looking to gather enough support to form a collective union of Apple retail workers. On May 19, 2001, Apple opened the doors to its first retail stores. It encouraged people to … Read the Full Story →

Apple App Store Director Sells Fart, Wee & Poop Apps

Brian X. Chen over at Wired has done another piece of excellent snooping and followed a trail of evidence to uncover some awkward truths about Apple’s own director of applications technology, Philip Shoemaker. Shoemaker has a whole host of iPhone Apps that he sells under his company name Gray Noodle … Read the Full Story →