Tag Archives: Cupertino

Apple Campus 2 site demolition almost finished [aerial pics]

Over the next couple of years, one of the most interesting developments in progress in the world of Apple will be the building of its “Spaceship” campus. “Campus 2.0″ is one of the last major projects under the direct influence of Steve Jobs. During his last few months as CEO, he showed off the revolutionary plans to the Cupertino board. Since then,…

Apple builds full size sample section of new Spaceship campus

Image via Reddit While a lot of the focus surrounding Apple is on the next iPhone, the next iPad, or possibly even the iWatch or iTV, there is one major non-device related project under development: the upcoming Apple Campus 2 building, also known as the new ‘Spaceship’ campus. The new campus building has been in talks for a while and is expected to be…

New Apple patent reveals further uses for sapphire glass

So far, on the iPhone, Apple’s single use for sapphire glass has been as the the cover for the iPhone 5, 5s and 5c’s camera. It’s harder and more resistant to scratches than the previously used tempered glass. But, today, a patent revealed by AppleInsider shows that Apple has discovered further uses for the ultra-durable material. The chief use for…

Apple Campus 2 gets go-ahead from Cupertino

Apple’s incredible spaceship office, Campus 2, has finally been given the go ahead by Cupertino Mayor Orrin Mahoney. Mahoney told Apple to “go for it”, as he gave approval for the construction, with building permits expected to be received by Apple on November 20, when development can begin. In Phase one of the development, Apple will…

Apple Campus 2 gets unanimous approval from Cupertino City Council

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a handful of reports regarding Apple’s “spaceship” campus come to the fore. For the past few years, Apple’s been refining plans and going through all the necessary formal steps in to getting the building plans accepted and getting the green light for the ground-breaking new structure in Cupertino. Almost since the start,…

Apple shows off Spaceship Campus to Cupertino council [video]

We’ve been excited about Apple’s proposed Campus 2 project – affectionately known as the “Spaceship Campus” – ever since we first saw Steve Jobs presenting initial plans to the Cupertino council officials. That excitement grew yesterday when we saw the jaw-dropping scale model. Today, video has been published showing Apple’s latest presentation to the…

Apple CFO gets $69 million for 2012

Apple’s Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer was awarded just shy of $69 million for his performance in 2012, a figure 16 times larger than Tim Cook’s compensation for the same year. Oppenheimer’s pay was mostly made up of  stock grants, and was a significantly greater sum than is nearest salary rival, Oracle’s Safra Catz. With Oppenheimer in…

Apple Campus 2 plans tweaked, new bicycle access and parking

Any Apple fan is waiting with anticipation for the day Cupertino ground is broken to make room for the new Apple Campus 2 (aka “UFO”). Steve Jobs himself presented plans to the Cupertino governors and authority figures, and it took little persuading from him for the powers that be to realize it would be a huge asset to the city. The entirely circular,…