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Eddy Cue Previews 'Planet of the Apps' at Code Conference: Non-Linear Viewing, Weekly Release, First Trailer and More

Monday February 13, 2017 8:40 pm PST by
Eddy Cue, Apple's SVP of Internet Services, spoke at Code Conference tonight alongside Planet of the Apps producer Ben Silverman to preview the show and debut the first trailer from the program. Cue and Silverman also teased several unique aspects of the show, including a dedicated app that allows you to watch the show in a non-linear format. The format of the show is similar to that of...

Apple's Eddy Cue Sells More Than $37 Million Worth of Stock

Friday November 4, 2016 5:42 pm PDT by
Apple iTunes chief Eddy Cue brought in quite a bit of money this week, according to documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Cue cashed in 335,000 Apple shares at an average price of $111.86, netting himself $37,473,100. Cue's windfall follows the September vesting of 525,000 restricted stock units, which were worth approximately $59.6 million at the time. The ...
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Apple's Services Teams to Start Working Together to Improve Siri, Maps, iCloud, and iTunes

Thursday October 6, 2016 6:57 am PDT by
Apple plans to unify its cloud services teams, including Siri, Apple Maps, iCloud, Apple Pay, Apple News, and parts of iTunes and Apple Music, at its existing Infinite Loop headquarters in Cupertino, California, according to Bloomberg. Moving the teams into a single campus should streamline growth of Apple services, as the current structure of having teams spread out throughout various...
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Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue Named to Vanity Fair's 2016 New Establishment List

Wednesday October 5, 2016 9:27 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook is ranked 11th on Vanity Fair's 2016 New Establishment List, its annual ranking of the top 100 so-called Silicon Valley hotshots, Hollywood moguls, Wall Street titans, and cultural icons. Cook's profile was rather nondescript about him personally, instead focusing on Apple's recent battle with the FBI over its refusal to unlock an iPhone belonging to a San Bernardino shooter. ...
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Apple Music Chief Eddy Cue Receives $60 Million Stock Award

Friday September 23, 2016 5:27 pm PDT by
Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue, who oversees services like the iTunes Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, Siri, iCloud, and Apple Maps, received nearly $60 million in company stock earlier this week, as scheduled, according to Securities and Exchange Commission documents filed electronically today. Specifically, 525,000 of Cue's restricted stock units converted into common shares on...

Apple Hires Former Time Warner Cable Exec for Cloud Services Team

Wednesday September 14, 2016 4:01 pm PDT by
Former Time Warner Cable executive Peter Stern has joined Apple to work on the cloud services team, reports The Wall Street Journal. Stern will serve as a vice president, reporting to iTunes chief Eddy Cue. During his tenure at Time Warner Cable, Stern was involved in talks with Apple about a potential deal for a joint television service that would be offered on the Apple TV. No such deal was...
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Apple's Machine Learning Has Cut Siri's Error Rate by a Factor of Two

Wednesday August 24, 2016 10:01 am PDT by
Steven Levy has published an in-depth article about Apple's artificial intelligence and machine learning efforts, after meeting with senior executives Craig Federighi, Eddy Cue, Phil Schiller, and two Siri scientists at the company's headquarters. Apple provided Levy with a closer look at how machine learning is deeply integrated into Apple software and services, led by Siri, which the...
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Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi Discuss Maps and 'Learning From Apple's Failures' In New Interview

Wednesday August 10, 2016 8:29 am PDT by
Continuing from an interview with Tim Cook and Eddy Cue earlier in the week, Fast Company today posted a lengthy new interview session with Cue and Craig Federighi, in which the two discussed Apple Maps, the legacy of Apple devices, and "learning from Apple's failures." Both Cue and Federighi admitted that everyone who works at the company has "to be honest with ourselves" whenever mistakes...
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Apple Says 'You're Only as Good as the Last Thing You Did' Amid Sales Slowdown

Monday August 8, 2016 9:12 am PDT by
After recording its first quarterly sales decline since 2003 this year, the doom and gloom sentiment surrounding Apple has reemerged. Some critics believe that Apple is doing too many things at once, or wrongly placing its focus on areas like Apple Watch bands rather than its core product lineup. MacRumors Buyer's Guide for Macs The most vocal critics often point towards the state of Apple's...
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Eddy Cue Says Apple 'Not Trying to Create TV Shows,' But Willing to Help Where Possible

Thursday July 14, 2016 8:44 am PDT by
Apple executive Eddy Cue, who oversees services like the iTunes Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, Siri, Maps, and iAd, sat down for a wide-ranging interview with The Hollywood Reporter about the future of Apple TV, the company's relationship with Hollywood studios, and more. When questioned about the original programming space, Cue said Apple is not in the business of trying to create TV shows,...
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Apple to Ramp Up Original Content, Considered Buying Time Warner Last Year

Thursday May 26, 2016 6:52 am PDT by
iTunes and services chief Eddy Cue proposed the idea of Apple bidding on media conglomerate Time Warner at the end of last year, according to the FT. The discussions reportedly never progressed beyond the preliminary stage, however, and did not involve Apple CEO Tim Cook or Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes. The meetings had reportedly been arranged for the companies to discuss other...
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Eddy Cue Fears Surveillance State if FBI Wins iPhone Unlock Case

Thursday March 10, 2016 1:40 am PST by
Apple VP Eddy Cue says the U.S. government could force Apple to secretly implement surveillance technology in its devices if the FBI's current demands in the ongoing iPhone encryption dispute are met. The company's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services made the ominous prediction during an interview yesterday with U.S.-based Spanish-language TV network Univision, a transcript ...
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Apple May Develop Original TV Shows Exclusively for iTunes and Streaming TV Service

Friday January 29, 2016 8:19 am PST by
Apple has met with TV producers and Hollywood studios about developing original TV shows to offer exclusively to its iTunes customers, according to TheStreet. The article comes by way of independent contributor Ronald Grover, a longtime entertainment business journalist who has previously covered the media and entertainment industry for Reuters and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The original...
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Apple to Release New Apple TV Remote App for iOS With Full Siri Functionality in First Half of 2016

Wednesday December 9, 2015 6:43 am PST by
Apple senior executive Eddy Cue has confirmed to BuzzFeed News that the company is developing a new Apple TV Remote app with full Siri Remote functionality on iPhone to be released in the first half of 2016.“We’re working on a new Apple TV remote app that will give you the full functionality of the Siri Remote on your iPhone,” Cue said. “We’re hoping to ship that in the first half of next year.”Ap...

Eddy Cue Discusses Why Apple Made a Pre-Installed News App

Monday November 30, 2015 9:13 pm PST by
In a follow-up to an interview Apple executive Eddy Cue had with CNN senior correspondent Brian Stelter a month ago, the senior vice president of Internet software and services discussed Apple's thoughts on the News app, which launched alongside iOS 9 in September. When asked why Apple decided to turn it into a pre-installed app, Cue offered a look into how Apple determines what constitutes a...
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Eddy Cue, Tim Cook and Adobe Discuss iPad Pro Ahead of November 11 Launch

Monday November 9, 2015 11:50 am PST by
Following today's announcement that iPad Pro online orders begin November 11, with in-store availability later this week, CNNMoney and The Independent have published interviews with Apple executives Eddy Cue and Tim Cook respectively about the new 12.9-inch tablet. Cue described the iPad Pro as great for consuming content, such as emails, news and websites, and spoke in general terms about...

Eddy Cue on Apple TV: Customers Should Be Able to 'Buy Whatever They Want, However They Want'

Friday November 6, 2015 4:35 pm PST by
Apple executive Eddy Cue sat down with CNN senior correspondent Brian Stelter last week for a two-part interview about the new Apple TV, describing the fourth-generation device as an "add-on for most people," since content providers such as ABC, CNN and WatchESPN still require authenticating with a cable or satellite TV subscription. Eddy Cue's interview with CNNMoney about the new Apple TV ...

Eddy Cue: Apple TV Remains 'Add-On' Device, Will Continue to Improve

Thursday October 29, 2015 9:15 am PDT by
Apple executive Eddy Cue sat down with CNN senior correspondent Brian Stelter this week to answer a wide range of questions about the new Apple TV, reiterating how Apple believes an app-based TV experience is the future. Cue described the new Apple TV as an "add-on for most people," rather than a true cable-cutting experience, since channels such as ABC, CNN and WatchESPN still require...
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Apple Aiming to Increase Music Library Matching Limit to 100,000 Tracks 'Before the End of the Year'

Wednesday October 14, 2015 9:46 am PDT by
Just ahead of the launch of Apple Music in late June, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue took to Twitter to reveal that Apple was "working to" increase the limit for iTunes Match libraries and Apple Music's similar scan-and-match feature from the current 25,000 tracks to 100,000 tracks for iOS 9. The arrival of iOS 9 last month did not come with a...

Eddy Cue Talks Apple Music Subscriptions as Initial Three-Month Free Trials End

Thursday October 1, 2015 7:50 am PDT by
Prior to the release of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Eddy Cue sat down with Evening Standard to discuss a handful of topics, including the launch of the new smartphones, the impending end of the first wave of free trial users for Apple Music, and the issue of roaming charges on iPhone users traveling abroad. Cue also addressed the topic of the Apple Music Festival, which ended its ten...