Author: Mayank

Tim cook earns $4.25 Million , performance bonus reduced

Tim Cook was paid $4.25 million in 2013, according to a regulatory filing reported by Apple on Friday. This figure broke down as $1.4 million in salary, and a further bonus bonus of $2.8 million. Cook’s other compensation included $52,721 in company contributions to his 401(k) account, life insurance premiums, and vacation cash-out. Cook gave up around 7,100 shares tied to an annual performance-dependent reward, based on Apple shareholder returns between August 24, 2012 and August 25, 2013. Apple’s stock lost a quarter of its value during that one year period — although the company did finish the year strongly. Cook’s compensation is pretty much in line with the $4.2 million he earned in 2012 — although down massively from what he made in 2011, when he took over running Apple. That year, Apple’s board gave Cook a sign-on grant of 1 million Apple shares with his total compensation coming to $378...

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Apple’s iOS outsells Android this Christmas, sold more than 5 times

This Christmas was very special for Apple inc. iOS devices, as they were sold 5 times more than Android powered devices in US on Christmas Day, disclosed IBM. IBM shared the online shopping trends of December 25,2013 in US via its IBM analysis benchmark. IBM in a press release said iOS vs. Android: As a percentage of total online sales, iOS was more than five times higher than Android, driving 23 percent vs. 4.6 percent for Android. On average, iOS users spent $93.94 per order, nearly twice that of Android users, who spent $48.10 per order. iOS also led...

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Samsung new premium tablet “Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4” leaked

A new Samsung Galaxy tablet has surfaced on US certification agency FCC’s website. The new tablet, bears the model number as Samsung SM-T320, it is expected to be called the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4. It will probably be high end tablet. Samsung has not made any official announcement about the Tablet, the listing doesn’t reveal much except that the tablet would support Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth, and have a rear camera. The tablet will run on Android’s latest version Android 4.4 Kitkat. Indian Import data shows that the tablet, which is imported from Korea for testing purpose features...

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Encrypted IM App Cryptocat rejected by Apple for iPhone

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat has spent the past two years blocking outsiders from reading private conversations, and now apple has blocked its way in Apple App Store. Cryptocat is an encrypted desktop instant messaging App. It’s native app was supposed to come this week, But according to the application’s developer, Apple’s App Store approval team rejected Cryptocat for iOS and cited “illegitimate” reasons. Cryptocat’s developer Nadim Kobeissi took twitter to inform the app rejection. He said on twitter Cryptocat for iPhone was just rejected from the Apple app store. NDA doesn’t allow me to discuss openly but reasons are...

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Apple Day 3 gift from “12 Days of Gift” is online, Halftone 2 comic creator is free

Apple today posted the third gift from its gift app “12 Days of Gift”, apple is offering Halftone 2 – Comic book creator by juicy bits as a free gift. Halftone 2 is an apple’s editor choice app that make it make it easy to become a superhero in your own comic! It is sequel to the original halftone app which was awarded as one of the best photo app in 2011. Halftone 2 is basically a app which lets you edit your photos , adding speech boxes in the image etc and share it directly on social networking...

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