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Apple is beginning to recruit engineers in the Orlando, Fla., area for the designing, building and testing of custom chips, according to a post today on AppleInsider.
The job postings included seven positions focused on development and testing of processor hardware, as well as others for driver development on graphics processors. AppleInsider notes that several other positions are open, including one for a reference model engineer specializing in modeling GPU hardware. Another job posting describes running iOS on “pre-silicon platforms.”
Plenty of Mac users rely on Mail to read, manage and process their emails… and spam messages. If you use email, you have spam — that’s just the way it works. Following up on Kelly’s how-to from a few months back, let’s take a look at some ways to manage spam efficiently and decrease your email processing time.
The FBI reports that a trader who last year made an unauthorized purchase of nearly US$1 billion worth of Apple stock has pled guilty to wire fraud, securities fraud, and conspiracy.
On October 25, 2012 — the same day Apple posted its Q3 2012 earnings — David Miller of Rochdale Securities made a number of unauthorized purchases of Apple shares which ultimately led to the demise of the financial services firm he worked for.
The aim of Miller’s action was to make a lot of money very quickly by purchasing large quantities of Apple shares and selling them in a post-earnings surge.
“We assumed Apple’s Map product wouldn’t be that good, but we thought it would be good enough for consumers,” he said. “What surprised us was that it came out and consumers were upset.” It reinforced to him that apps have a minimum standard of quality that people expect. If you don’t meet that standard, then customers are going to respond negatively.