• Apple taps company veteran as new head of worldwide PR

    4 monthes ago - By iMore

    Quayle, who joined Apple in 2005, has worked under CEOs Steve Jobs and Tim Cook.
    What you need to know
    Kristin Huguet Quayle replaces Stella Low.
    Quayle joined Apple in 2005.
    Her new job starts now.
    Apple is making a leadership change in its public relations department. Long-time Apple spokesperson Kristin Huguet Quayle will replace Stella Low as the company's head of worldwide corporate communications, according to Buzzfeed News and confirmed by Apple.
    Quayle, who joined Apple in 2005, has worked under CEOs Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. She'll report directly to Cook in her new role. Low, who...
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  • Illinois Bill Aims To Curb Apple & Google's App Commissions  

    Illinois Bill Aims To Curb Apple & Google's App Commissions  

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Apple and Google are under fire in Illinois, with state senators filing a bill to restrain the companies' practice of charging commissions on in-app purchases from the developers. This bill addresses the Google Play Store for Android and the App Store by Apple.
    Last year, Google lowered its commissions to 15% for the developers' first $1 million in annual revenue. However, the 30% limit would still apply to anything beyond this figure.
    The bill, known as the “Freedom to Subscribe Directly Act,” also wants to permit developers to “sell their products and services” outside of Apple and...
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  • Former Cisco exec turned Apple communications VP departs after less than a year, Kristin Huguet to take over

    Former Cisco exec turned Apple communications VP departs after less than a year, Kristin Huguet to take over

    4 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    Less than a year after joining Apple , former Cisco executive Stella Low is leaving the company and departing her role as vice president of communications. In place of Low, Apple CEO Tim Cook has appointed Kristin Huguet Quayle as Apple's vice president in charge of worldwide communications.
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  • U.S. Senate Panel Approves Antitrust Bill That Would Allow Sideloading

    U.S. Senate Panel Approves Antitrust Bill That Would Allow Sideloading

    4 monthes ago - By Mac Rumors

    The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee today approved the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, which means it will now move on to the Senate floor for a vote, reports The Wall Street Journal .
    The bill, which was first introduced over the summer , would require major changes to the App Store if passed in its current incarnation. It is designed to prevent "dominant platforms" from "abusing their gatekeeper power" by favoring their own products and services over those of competitors.
    It would enable sideloading, a process by which iPhone and iPad users would be able to use alternate app...
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  • Antitrust bills targeting Apple gain traction in Senate as Ted Cruz reveals 40-minute phone call with Tim Cook

    Antitrust bills targeting Apple gain traction in Senate as Ted Cruz reveals 40-minute phone call with Tim Cook

    4 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    Today could mark a turning point for antitrust legislation in the United States, and Apple CEO Tim Cook is in full force lobbying against the legislation. As reported by CNBC , the Senate Judiciary Committee deliberated on the American Innovation and Choice Online Act today, which could bring major changers to the App Store and the iPhone more...
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