Apple Offering Some Employees Two Week Breaks For Side Projects

Apple Campus

Apple has changed a lot under new CEO Tim Cook, who took over after Steve Jobs stepped down and became chairman of the board. Following the passing of Jobs in late 2011, Tim Cook is trying to take the company in his own direction. This began with the removal of key employees at Apple such as the removal of Scott … Read More

Apple Airs Three Genius Mac TV Ads During Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Apple Mac Genius TV Ad

Apple often airs ads for its products during major award shows and sports events, and continued the tradition during the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony by airing a series of 3 ads. However, these ads were not for the popular iPhone 4S, or the Siri personal assistant, but for Apple’s Genius Bar services. The first ad, “Mayday” shows an … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) New Barcelona Retail Store In Photos

Apple New Retail Store - Barcelona-5

We recently reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) was opening their new Barcelona Retail Store on Saturday at 10:00AM. The wall outside of the Passeig de Gràcia store consists of Gaudi-influenced design, with iOS icons arranged to resemble the modernista style of the popular Catalan architect. On Thursday, Cult of Mac was given access to take photos of the interior of … Read More

Best Buy’s ‘Solution Central’ to Mirror Apple’s Genius Bar Design


Apple’s Retail stores are a window of the company to its customers, and a large part of the store’s atmosphere are the Genius’ and the Genius Bar. The efficient setup allows employees to easily help customers and form an orderly process to address issues that customers face with their products. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Best … Read More

Civil Suit Against Google, Apple and Other Giants Over Employee-Poaching Ban Continues

Apple Google Employee Poaching Ban

A civil suit against Google, Apple, and many other tech giants originally introduced more than 5 years ago, may continue to further processing. U.S District Judge has ruled that the case has grounds to continue because “they still have an antitrust claim” according to Bloomberg. [Judge] Koh didn’t take issue with the allegations about the agreements between individual companies, Joseph … Read More

Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Responds to Reports of Working Conditions at Supplier Factories


Reports about the treatment of workers at Apple Inc. (AAPL) Supplier factories in other countries surfaced on Thursday, revealing that the companies ignored many issues with their workers, many cases which led to suicide in a Foxconn factory. On Friday, AAPL CEO Tim Cook responded to the reports, suggesting that Apple takes any and all employee issues seriously and is … Read More

Three Foxconn Employees Arrested for Leaking iPad 2 Design

DigiTimes has revealed that 3 Foxconn employees accused of leaking iPad 2 designs have now been arrested by local police, according to a Chinese-language report. The trio are being held responsible for the leaks that saw third-party companies release protective cases for the second-generation tablet before it was even announced by Apple. As you may remember, the cases were … Read More