Apple has great looking retail stores and now Microsoft wants to have a piece of the action. Soon you will see Microsoft’s store coming your way in malls. This one is under construction at Mission Viejo, California.
Check out the interview done by NBC with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Steve talks about the other Steve. In a nutshell Woz said that Job’s absent should not affect Apple.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs won’t be delivering his usual keynote at next month’s MacWorld, a revelation that’s speculates about Jobs’ health and Apple’s succession plans. In fact MacWorld 2009 will be Apple’s last involvement with the conference.
So there will be no Steve Jobs announcing Snow Leopard, Mac Mini, 17″ MacBook Pros and the mini iPhone 3G. Instead we will have Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, delivering the opening keynote for this year’s Macworld Conference & Expo.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is now checking if fake report on Steve Jobs health is created to manipulate Apple stocks. The report on Jobs heart failure came from CNN’s citizen journalist website.
The original post from CNN: Steve Jobs was rushed to the ER just a few hours ago after suffering a major heart attack. I have an insider who tells me that paramedics were called after Steve claimed to be suffering from severe chest pains and shortness of breath. My source has opted to remain anonymous, but he is quite reliable. I haven’t seen anything about this anywhere else yet, and as of right now, I have no further information, so I thought this would be a good place to start. If anyone else has more information, please share it..
A rare total solar eclipse threw a blanket of darkness over China and Russia on Friday. The path of darkness covered about 10,200 km with Russia seeing the longest full eclipse for 2 mins and 27s. The Chinese believed that any eclipse is branded as unlucky. With the Beijing Olympics starting in a week, they have called it the Olympic Eclipse hoping that it will bring good luck.
Sun has bought open-source software maker MySQL of Sweden for $1 Billion. So what is Sun going to do with this purchase.
John Dvorak from MarketWatch said that Sun Microsystems gobbling up MySQL is perhaps the worst single event he has ever witnessed in the history of tech mergers and acquisitions. His reasons lies in Sun having a bad track record with its acquisitions.
John go on further linking Oracle, strategic partner of Sun, paying the billion to kill off mySQL.
A likely story?
Source: The Sun-MySQL deal stinks
Apple has open its newest retail store on West 14th Street in New York’s Meatpacking District. The Apple Store West 14th Street is Apple’s first three-story store with two floors dedicated to products and a third dedicated to services, including a 46-foot Genius Bar and specially designed areas for workshops and personal training.
Apple previously open a store at 5th Avenue New York over a year ago.
Source: Apple Press Release