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This is the beginning of the end of Jony Ive's time at Apple

Writing about Jony Ive’s “promotion,” Ben Thompson writes for Stratechery, “Taken as a whole, this entire episode is a masterful display of public relations: plant the seeds of this story in two articles — ostensibly about the Watch — that provide unprecedented access to Apple broadly and Apple’s design team in particular, and happen to highlight two designers in particular, neither of whom had any public profile to date (kind of — as John Gruber and I discussed on… 346 more words

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I Survived Amtrak 188: The iPhone Edition

Observer politics reporter Jillian Jorgensen was thrown across the quiet car during the Amtrak 188 train derailment. She emerged bruised and emotionally shaken.

Miraculously, her iPhone was none the worse for wear. 192 more words

Jony Ive is Apple's next Steve Jobs

”Apple announced on Monday that Jony Ive will be promoted to Chief Design Officer, relinquishing his day-to-day managerial duties to Richard Howarth and Alan Dye. Reaction to the news has been mixed, with some thinking this announcement is the beginning of the end for Jony at Apple. 769 more words

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Obviously, Jony Ive is preparing to retire from Apple

”Jony Ive, along with Steve Jobs, has long been regarded as part of the soul of Apple.,” Jim Lynch writes for CIO. “His contributions in terms of industrial design and software UI have had a gigantic impact on Apple’s products and the company’s bottom line. 287 more words

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Words of Wisdom for This Year’s Graduates

From PBS Newshour: May 22

JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally tonight: It’s commencement season, and that means graduates, their families and friends are hearing a lot of speeches. 396 more words

Apple's Jeff Williams made your iPhone and Watch - now he’s ready to talk about it

”One of Apple’s most important executives — Jeff Williams, the company’s senior vice president of operations — has been working at Apple for almost two decades, mostly outside the public’s view,” Dan Frommer reports for Quartz. 145 more words

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Apple’s Jeff Williams made your iPhone and Watch, and now he’s ready to talk about it

One of Apple’s most important executives—Jeff Williams, the company’s senior vice president of operations—has been working at Apple for almost two decades, mostly outside the public’s view. 440 more words