Tim Cook is still well-loved by Apple employees — he’s just not as well-loved as he was a year ago. Glassdoor’s most recent CEO approval ratings show that 93% of Apple workers approve of the job Cook is doing, down from the 97% approval rating he had last year when he was ranked as the most popular CEO in the world.
A three-year-long privacy investigation involving Google’s Street View cars revealed some disturbing information. Between 2008 and 2010, Google’s cars collected passwords, e-mails, medical and financial records and other private information from home wireless networks. Basically, Google’s cars sucked in all information available on unencrypted wireless networks…
Benedict Evans, a strategy consultant for Enders Analysis, points us to some charts showing why Google is so eager to contain Samsung: It seems that Samsung’s Galaxy brand may be overtaking Google’s Android brand in terms of consumer awareness.
On Google Play, Bubblis achieves a position within Top 70 in over 100 countries
- After its launch Bubblis gets its highest ranking in the App Store in December. The game has qualified in more than 60 countries and is in the top positions on five continents.
- In Google Play it has managed to stay above position 70 in 101 countries. This is an excellent position, considering that paid for applications have less acceptance in the Android app store.
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop on Thursday shot down rumors that his company might be interested in developing Android-based smartphones. During Nokia’s fourth-quarter earnings call, the executive reiterated his support for the company’s Asha phones and Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, while shutting the door on earlier Android rumors.
If you had your hopes high after yesterday’s news of Nokia possibly considering making an Android phone, here’s bad news for ya: Apparently it was a bad translation by Gizmodo.
Below is the actual transcript of Elop’s message form the interview: