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Apple's e-commerce chief leaves for eBay

It's beginning to look like Apple's executive offices have a revolving door at the entrance. The company recently announced that Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts will be heading to Apple to be the new senior VP of Retail and Online Stores; now AllThingsD reports that the man who was responsible for...

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Apple working on "new secret project" with Maps

Apple posted a job Friday seeking a Maps Web User Interface Designer to work on a "new secret project," according to MacRumors. The original wording has now been removed from the posting, but not before MacRumors made a copy of it. Its description originally read: Design, develop, and maintain...

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Apple posts job listings for iAd team positions in advance of iTunes Radio

With the impending release of iTunes Radio, Apple is preparing for its entry into the world of streaming music by expanding its iAd division. Apple currently has three positions open on their official jobs board for the iAd division, all in the design field. And those are just the jobs on their...

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The Apple "ground truth" mapping team is out there...

The classic sci-fi series "The X-Files" was based on the premise that "the truth is out there," and nowhere is that saying more true than in data for mapping systems. It takes a team of experts, known as "ground truth local experts," to make sure that what shows up on digital maps is what actually...

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Apple hiring managers to improve iOS Maps 'Ground Truth'

Last year's release of Apple's Maps app in iOS 6 was met with a number of complaints about the accuracy of maps and directions generated by the app, leading to a public apology from CEO Tim Cook and a clamor for Google Maps when that app was released several months later. Now Apple is posting...

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AMD hires Apple, Qualcomm chip experts

Chipmakers hiring key employees from competitors is like the changing of the seasons -- inevitable. Today's news, courtesy of our sister site Engadget, is that AMD has hired a pair of senior engineers to help it "move beyond the PC." The demise of the PC as a major moneymaker has become...

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Wait times for App Store approvals reportedly rising

A developer training firm named Shiny Development has been tracking waiting times for the App Store review process as closely as it can, and it has bad news for would-be app developers: The waiting times for the Mac App Store are growing longer. In the last six months or so, the waiting time...

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Apple recruitment video takes us inside Infinite Loop

A new video was recently released by Apple for recruiting purposes, but perhaps most interesting for us, it is a quick glimpse inside the company's culture. Yes, it's an official video, so things don't get down and dirty at all, but there are definitely some good looks inside the offices, as...

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Apple looking to hire engineers at Israel R&D facility

We've heard that Apple intends to step up hiring at a new research center in Israel, and here is more evidence of that effort. Two new job listings have appeared on Apple's site for physical design engineers in Haifa, Israel, showing that Apple is getting serious about building out its new...

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Foxconn to hire safety, lifestyle pros at Apple factory

Life appears to be getting better for the thousands of workers who build our favorite Apple devices in China. Foxconn, the company that builds iPhones and iPads for Apple, is now hiring for several positions that are related to oversight of safety and lifestyle issues at its facilities. According...

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Apple initiates hiring drive in Israel

Apple has posted listings around the Internet for a Technical Recruiter based in Israel, signifying that the company is kicking off a hiring drive in that country. The main goal of the individual in that position will be to get involved in "identifying, engaging and securing world-class candidates...

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Apple searching for global channel chief

Apple has apparently hired an executive from HP to handle its IT channel business in the UK, and the company is still searching for a global channel director, according to Channelnomics. Apple hired one Trevor Evans to run things in the UK, who joined the company after resigning from HP while...

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Yahoo data center head Scott Noteboom joins Apple

Apple has picked up the former head of Yahoo's Global Data Center Infrastructure, Scott Noteboom, according to his LinkedIn profile. Noteboom's been with Yahoo since back in 2005, but now lists his job as working at Apple as a "Distinguished Gentleman" (a well-earned title, obviously, though...

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Zynga hires team behind cocos2d

Zynga has picked up yet another relatively big-name iOS developer. After acquiring Wonderland, Area/Code and Newtoy earlier this year, the social gaming giant has now acquired the team behind the iOS physics engine cocos2d. That engine is used by all kinds of developers, and while Zynga has...

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Rumor: Chicago's North/Halsted Apple Store opening this July

A tipster sends news that we're closer than ever to the opening of the new Apple Store in Chicago, at the intersection of North and Halsted. We first heard about this store just over a year ago, and since then, we've heard that Apple's made a significant investment in the project, beefing up the...

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