Apple Trashes a News Release

Apple Trashes a News Release

Mossberg, Swisher, Cook (Photo: Asa Mathat D: AllThings Digital) One has to appreciate the chutzpah of Donald Leka, chairman and CEO of Transmedia, maker of the Glide OS app that allows individuals to fluidly access their files no matter what mobile or desktop operating system they reside on. The company this week released its first […]

Reputation Capital

Reputation Capital

Is it just me, or are you also seeing a sudden rise in Apple-bashing these last few weeks? If my journalist and tech pundit-filled Twitterstream is any indication, the answer is yes. Consider: “Is Apple running out of juice?”Has Apple has lost its way? Bobbie Johnson and Mike Butcher debate whether the tech giant is […]

Apple Disconnect

Apple Disconnect

Maybe it was the advance, much-tweeted meme that screamed with credulity Apple’s intentions to use its annual WWDC to announce a re-vamp of its entire product line. Or the resurfaced rumblings about the debut of the long longed-for Apple iTV or even the next iteration of the iPhone. Whatever I had come to eagerly anticipate from […]

Rock Star Founders

Rock Star Founders

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs (photo: Reuters)  A much buzzed-about piece in wunderkind Justin Smith’s The Atlantic titled “Steve Jobs’s Law” explains “Why Founders Make the Best Leaders.” It was accompanied by an iconic and familiar image of Mr. Jobs wowing the cult of Mac at one of his soon-to-be legendary product launch events. Author James Kwak writes: “Still, […]