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Apple hires CableLabs former exec jean-Francois Mulé as engineering director of “undisclosed project

Apple has hired Cable television juggernaut Jean-Francois Mulé as  engineering director of an “undisclosed project”. The move was revealed by Mulé’s LinkedIn page yesterday, disclosing that he had begun working at Apple in September. He also wrote that his role would leave him “Challenged, inspired and part of something big”, but what exactly is that…

Hulu Senior VP of Marketing, Pete Distad, hired by Apple

With its growing media portfolio, negotiating contracts with big media companies is very important for Apple. Recently, we’ve heard rumors of the company working on negotiations with record labels for iTunes Radio, and even negotiating with cable companies to bring content to Apple TV. It has also been reported that the company struggles to negotiate…

Former Apple marketer Guy Kawasaki makes move to Motorola

Some of you bigger Apple fans may have heard of Guy Kawasaki. He is one of the minds behind the marketing of the Macintosh computer in 1984. Well, for those of you who are big supporters of loyalty, you may not be happy to hear that Kawasaki has accepted a job with Motorola, which is now owned by Google. Kawasaki will apparently be an advisor for the…

Former Amazon exec picked up by Apple to lead Siri division

A new hire as been made at Apple in the realm of its Siri division coming in the form of former Amazon executive William Stasior. Described as a “prominent search technologist,” Stasior has been hired by Apple to lead the Siri search team, which some are saying could point towards something big coming from Apple in the search business. Google is…