Vivek Iyer

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Jony Ive Named as Apple’s Chief Design Officer

- May 26, 2015<p>Apple designer and SVP of Design Jony Ive has been promoted to a new position at the company, Chief Design Officer. Ive will oversee a …

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Samsung Expects Galaxy S4 To Hit 10m Sales Before End of May

Samsung expects Galaxy S4 sales to break the 10 million milestone over the next seven days, making it one of the fastest-selling smartphones the company has ever produced.<p>Shin Jong-kyun, co-CEO of Samsung Electronics told a number of journalists at an industry event in Seoul, South Korea, that the …

Report: Yahoo’s board agrees to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr

Yahoo’s board of directors has agreed to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> and AllThingsD reported Sunday. Forbes reported …

David Karp’s Dilemma

As the Tumblr/Yahoo deal continues to be negotiated by press, and the world gears up for whatever is being announced Monday morning, Tumblr founder David Karp is probably having a very interesting weekend. It’s likely, in between multiple discussions with his board members and Marissa Mayer, that …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

Google's Five-Front Assault On Apple

With Google stock surging to an all-time high of $916 and Apple’s trading 39% below its September 2011 peak, Google has positioned itself to grow — in part by taking a bite out of Apple’s customer base — on five fronts.<p>Google’s primary source of profit is search-related advertising while Apple’s is …