Apple is ranked sixth on LinkedIn’s annual list of the top 50 companies where professionals most want to work in the United States.
Apple moved up one spot after ranking seventh in 2017. The top five spots belong to Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, Salesforce, and Tesla, while NBCUniversal, The Walt Disney Company, Oracle, and Netflix round off the top ten.
LinkedIn says the list is based on billions of data points generated by over 546 million users on the site, with four areas of focus: interest in the company, engagement with the company’s employees, job demand, and employee retention. Job demand: At what rate are people viewing and applying to job [...]
Apple rose to become the world’s fourth-largest PC maker in 2017, as Mac sales increased to nearly 20 million during the year, according to the latest estimates shared by research firms IDC and Gartner.
The roughly 19.6 million total is based on Apple’s reported Mac sales of 13.9 million units in the first three calendar quarters of the year, while IDC and Gartner estimate Apple sold another 5.4 million to 5.7 million Macs in the fourth quarter.
Apple officially reported sales of 18.5 million Macs in 2016, so the company is looking at year-over-year growth of around four to six percent based on the IDC and Gartner data. Apple sold over 20 million Macs [...]
An unofficial iOS app for MyEtherWallet.com rose to the top of the App Store over the weekend, nabbing the third spot in the Finance category after being on the storefront for a little over a week (via TechCrunch). MyEtherWallet.com is a popular service made for storing cryptocurrencies but it doesn’t have an official iOS app, so the company tweeted out a warning for users to not be fooled by the „MyEtherWallet“ iOS app, as well as asking for Apple to remove it from the App Store.
At the time of writing, MyEtherWallet still remains at #3 on the App Store’s Finance chart. The app lists its developer as Nam Le, who has two other iOS apps — [...]
Vanity Fair released its annual New Establishment List this week, which it has described as the top 100 so-called „Silicon Valley hotshots, Hollywood moguls, Wall Street titans, and cultural icons,“ and two Apple executives made the cut.
Apple CEO Tim Cook rose to third overall, up from 11th in the year-ago list. Apple’s services chief Eddy Cue, who recently ceded Siri leadership to software engineering chief Craig Federighi, dropped from 54th to 73rd.
Cook’s description: CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT With a market cap north of $800 billion, Apple is on track to be a trillion-dollar company.
RARE DISPLAY OF MORTALITY As consumers reject [...]