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Apple entices Bob Mansfield out of retirement

Apple entices Bob Mansfield out of retirement

Several announcements have been made today by Apple regarding their current staff and leadership, with none other than Bob Mansfield coming out of retirement to work under Tim Cook. Mansfield announced his retirement in June of this year, but will now be working on Apple products for the foreseeable future. Apple also let it be known that Craig Federighi and Dan Riccio have been promoted from vice presidents of their respective parts of the business to senior vice presidents.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 24, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 24, 2012

Friday is here once again folks, and what a Friday it was. What started out as a relatively slow news day became very exciting later on, as the jury deciding the Apple and Samsung case delivered their verdict after only three days of deliberation. The verdict? Let's just say that Apple's lawyers will be having a celebration tonight. Samsung was found guilty of multiple patent infringements, and a lot of that patent infringement was found willful by the jury. To make matters worse for Samsung, the jury found that it wasn't owed any damages by Apple. Needless to say, we think there will be an appeal.

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Tim Cook wraps up his first year as Apple CEO

Tim Cook wraps up his first year as Apple CEO

It hardly seems like it has been a year since Tim Cook took over as CEO of Apple. In fact, it has very close to a year since Steve Jobs passed away. That sad anniversary will happen on October 5. Cook has now been on the job for a year, and it's hard to say he has done anything other than a fantastic job over at Apple. I think many people expected to see Apple on the decline after the death of Steve Jobs.

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Tim Cook reportedly met with Samsung execs over patent case

Tim Cook reportedly met with Samsung execs over patent case

Apple and Samsung’s trial is expected to start in the United States on July 30th, but both companies were ordered by Judge Koh to sit down and discuss the possibility of mediation. Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Samsung executives Choi Gee-sung and Shin Jong-kyun on July 16th, according to a Korea Times article that has since been removed. It marks the second time that high-level executives at the companies have met to discuss the case.

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Apple confirms Tim Cook’s 2013 Mac Pro promise

Apple confirms Tim Cook’s 2013 Mac Pro promise

Yesterday we heard from two sources that the Mac Pro and the iMac were due to receive updates sometime next year, with both reportedly receiving new designs. David Pogue heard the details from an Apple executive, and an email from Tim Cook to an Apple fan also detailed how a Mac Pro refresh was coming in the future. Now it’s been officially confirmed by Apple’s PR that Cook’s email is genuine, and a Mac Pro refresh is coming.

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SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: June 2, 2012

SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: June 2, 2012

Happy Saturday, everyone. Hopefully your June is going well so far, but even if it isn't there is plenty of time for that to change. Anyway, we've got a lot of news that happened this week so let's take a look. You gamer fans will love this first one – Sony PlayStation 4 tipped for 2013. And while we’re speaking to the gaming peeps out there, you have to check this out – Doom 3 BFG Edition demo trailer unleashed. Moving onto other forms of media, to pay TV – Verizon doubling Fios speed to 300mbps.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: May 30, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: May 30, 2012

Happy Wednesday, everyone. It's almost the end of the fifth month of the year, which means summer is just ahead. Time is flying by, but while we have your attention, let's go over what made news today. You gamer fans will love this first one - Sony PlayStation 4 tipped for 2013. And while we're speaking to the gaming peeps out there, you have to check this out - Doom 3 BFG Edition demo trailer unleashed. Moving onto other forms of media, to pay TV - Verizon doubling Fios speed to 300mbps.

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