June 6, 2013 |
Apple will kick off its annual developers conference next week with a keynote Monday, and the owners of two companies that make protective cases for portable devices believe the Cupertino, Calif., giant will unveil a new iPad. Tim Hickman and David Adam, co-owners of case makers Hard Candy and Gumdrop, unveiled cases Thursday morning for the rumored Apple device. In the world of third-party Apple accessory makers, it's important to be among the first to release your product. That usually means you get first and most favorable rack placement at retail shops.
May 28, 2013 |
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook turned to the seemingly more hospitable stage of the All Things Digital technology conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, one week after facing a congressional grilling on the company's tax practices. But the questions from Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist Walter Mossberg and All Things D co-executive editor Kara Swisher on the first day of the D11 conference were no easier. The opening salvo: whether Apple -- which has been "beaten up" by governments, seen its stock price slump and confronted with stiff competition from the likes of Samsung -- has lost its cool.
July 23, 2013 |
Apple Inc. reports its third-quarter financial results after the markets close Tuesday, and expectations for the tech giant aren't high. A prolonged product drought has dampened the fervor that had surrounded the company over the last few years, with consumers and investors alike eager for something new. In the absence of that, and combined with stiff competition from rivals selling newer products often at lower price points, Apple's sales reportedly...
April 6, 1986
The $70-million acquisition of the Vallco Fashion Park, Cupertino, Calif., by Westfield Holdings Ltd. of Sydney, Australia, is considered to be the biggest real estate transaction involving a single property in Santa Clara County. The property, which marks the fifth major shopping center now owned in the United Stated by Westfield Holdings, is located on Wolfe Road, south of Interstate 280.
October 16, 2013 |
Almost 2½ years after Steve Jobs first revealed his "spaceship" campus, the Cupertino, Calif., City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to give the company permission to build a new headquarters that is destined to become one of Silicon Valley's most iconic structures. "Steve transformed Apple into one of the most innovative companies in the world and we understand the responsibilities that come from carrying his legacy forward with this project," Dan Whisenhunt, Apple's head of real estate and facilities, told the council, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
July 9, 1997 |
NetSoft Inc., a privately held developer of computer communications software, is being acquired by NetManage Inc. of Cupertino for $26 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in August. NetManage, which makes products that connect computer networks, said Tuesday the deal will create one of the largest vendors in the market for such products.
May 28, 1990 |
Two blazes struck Digital Equipment Corp., causing more than $300,000 in damage to a fumes incinerator and a computer component assembly area, fire officials said. The fires of unknown origin broke out in separate areas of the three-building complex, but foul play was not suspected, Santa Clara County fire officials said. There were no injuries. The heaviest damage was caused when an explosion occurred inside a natural-gas incinerator used to eliminate manufacturing fumes.
October 5, 1985 |
Police said Friday they have arrested five junior high school students who allegedly made at least seven pipe bombs, including one that exploded in a school restroom, by following instructions in a book. The eighth-grade students, all 13 to 14 years old, were arrested after a pipe bomb exploded in a boys' restroom Wednesday at Cupertino Junior High School, said Capt. Al Scott of the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.
May 8, 1988 |
Guard Jeff Bregel and defensive tackle Kevin Fagan of the San Francisco 49ers were arrested early Saturday following an altercation with three Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies in the parking lot of a convenience store, police said. Both players had been taking part this week in the 49ers' mini-camp at their new Santa Clara practice facility. Lt. Bob Stith said the trouble began about 1:30 a.m., when a deputy observed a Chevy Blazer driven by Bregel turn right from a left-hand turning lane.
September 27, 2013 |
CUPERTINO, Calif. - Welcome to Appletown, USA. Apple's phenomenal success and expansion into buildings across this city over the last decade have already made it hard to know where Cupertino ends and the company begins. But just wait. By the time Apple plops a campus the size of the Pentagon into this city of 60,000 people, Cupertino, Calif., will be more economically dependent on one company than any other Silicon Valley town. Two years after the project was announced, as the details have come into sharper focus, it's almost impossible to overestimate the effect Apple Campus 2 will have on Cupertino.