Apple Unveiling Their New Campus Building
This lone office building on their new campus is said to look like some sort of spaceship, according to CEO Steve Jobs. Apple currently houses 12,000 Cupertino area employees at its Infinite Loop headquarters, and other nearby buildings. The plan is to keep the existing facilities, but add additional space for employees.
This new building will only be four stories tall, according to Jobs, but is intended to hold 12,000 employees. Jobs says that although that seems a bit odd, it is necessary for Apple to keep up with growth.
Over a Million Customers Compromised through Sega Website
Video game maker Sega recently announced that their database was hacked, exposing the sensitive information of over a million customers, according to a media report.
The company’s Sega Pass site was hacked, and the subjects acquired customer’s passwords, e-mail address, birth date and names.
Apple Facing a Price-Fixing Lawsuit
Apple is facing a class-action suit, which accuses the company with conspiring to jack up the prices on e-books. A law firm in Seattle is targeting Apple in part because of their dominance of tablet and smartphone sales, according to the managing director of the firm.
Cisco Profit Takes a Dive in Q4
Cisco’s sales climbed slightly, but their net income took a hit from the previous year’s figures. Profit for the fourth fiscal quarter dropped one-third from Q4 of the previous year, and sales only rose by 3.3 percent, as reported by the company on Wednesday.
Net fourth quarter income ended on June 30th, and sat at $1.2 billion, down over 36 percent from the previous year’s figure of $1.9 billion. Earnings for each share declined as well, by over 33 percent, to 22 cents a share, down from 33 cents a year ago.
Phone Thief Identifies Himself via Photobucket, Accidentally of Course
Photobucket has introduced a cool new mobile application. It allows a user to upload a mobile picture to the photo-sharing site automatically. Who wouldn’t love that? Korey Heess probably doesn’t care for it, as this genius apparently snapped a self-portrait that the police used to nab him as a smartphone crook.