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Eddy Cue calls accuracy of "Haunted Empire" into question

One of the few pieces of interesting information found in Yukari Kane's new book about Apple -- Haunted Empire -- details how Eddy Cue became one of Steve Jobs' trusted lieutenants. The passage in question reads: In one version of a story that he told everyone, he was plucked out of the IT...

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How Eddy Cue won over Steve Jobs, when Jobs said no to an Apple HDTV, and much more

The premise of Yukari Iwatani Kane's upcoming book, Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs, is that Apple under the reign of Tim Cook is still struggling to secure its footing following the passing of Steve Jobs. Kane argues that without Jobs steering the ship, Apple has lost some of its innovative...

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Eddy Cue gives acceptance speech as Steve Jobs is inducted into Bay Area Business Hall of Fame

Last Thursday, November 7, Steve Jobs was posthumously inducted into the Bay Area Business Hall of Fame. Accepting the award for Jobs was Apple's SVP Eddy Cue, who has now tweeted a link to a video of the event. As TechCrunch notes, Cue's speech was at times very emotional and talked of the deep...

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Eddy Cue intros new Apple internal iTunes channel to tout work by employees

In-the-know blogger Mark Gurman is reporting that Eddy Cue, Apple Senior VP of Internet Services, recently sent out an email to Apple employees informing them of a new employee-only section on iTunes. Cue's letter, obtained by Gurman, describes the new iTunes section thusly: Team, One of the...

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Eddy Cue also attending Sun Valley Conference

Yesterday we reported that Tim Cook is attending the Sun Valley Conference that takes place in Idaho this week. This year's conference has a heavy focus on content deals and cable television. Given that both those things are extremely important for a future Apple television, it is perhaps telling...

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Eddy Cue: Steve Jobs picked 'Winnie the Pooh' as the iBooks freebie, also came up with the idea for 'page curls'

While testifying in court last week, Apple executive Eddy Cue had a number of interesting tidbits regarding the origins of the iBookstore, namely that Steve Jobs was initially opposed to the idea, but quickly hopped on board after Cue convinced him that the iPad would make the perfect...

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Steve Jobs didn't want an iBookstore until Eddy Cue convinced him

During Apple's e-book price-fixing case on Thursday, Apple executive Eddy Cue testified that Steve Jobs initially wasn't interested in getting into the e-book market at all. Lucky for us, All Things D was on hand to capture all of the courtroom details describing the backstory behind Apple's...

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US Justice Department makes opening arguments in e-book price fixing case

Apple's e-book price fixing trial began yesterday in New York and the US Justice Department wasted no time painting a picture purporting to show that Apple, along with five publishing houses, colluded to artificially raise the price of e-books. In a series of 81 slides released on Monday, the...

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Eddy Cue sells $8.76M in AAPL stock

Bob Mansfield recently sold 35,000 shares of Apple stock and now it is Eddy Cue's turn to cash in some of his holdings. According to a filling with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Cue sold off 15,000 shares of Apple stock for approximately US$584 per share. He walked away with $8.76...

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The Wall Street Journal profiles Eddy Cue

With the recent shakeup of Apple's executive leadership, all eyes are now on Eddy Cue, vice president of Internet Software and Services. Cue was known for negotiating deals with media moguls that brought new content into iTunes, but now the 48-year-old executive has taken on the high-profile...

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Report: Eddy Cue tasked with setting Maps right

More details concerning the aftershocks of last month's executive shakeup at Apple are beginning to surface, focusing on yesterday's revelation that Maps manager Richard Williamson had been shown the door. Bloomberg now reports that Senior VP Eddy Cue is now personally heading up efforts to...

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Daily Update for November 8, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player...

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Eddy Cue joins Ferrari board of directors

Apple's head of Internet software and services, Eddy Cue, is now a member of the board of directors at Ferrari. Ferrari announced on Wednesday that Apple's well-known dealmaker has joined the board and will bring his Internet commerce experience to the company. Ferrari Chairman Luca di...

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Apple VP Eddy Cue: Apple TV not likely in the near future

If you were hoping for a 60-inch Apple-branded HDTV for Christmas, get prepared to buy yourself another toy instead. Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves met Wednesday with Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer and Senior VP for Internet services and software, and today he published a company update...

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Apple wants courtroom cleared while Steve Jobs deposition is played

Universal Music Group is embroiled in a few lawsuits involving money owed to producers and artists, and in the course of events depositions by Eddy Cue and Steve Jobs were recorded at some point. Now, as these cases near trial, Apple is seeking a modification to a protective order to keep those...

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