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Cisco Hires Former Apple Executive Mark Papermaster

Monday November 15, 2010 5:40 am PST by
Late Friday, Reuters reported that Cisco has hired Mark Papermaster, former Senior Vice President of Devices Hardware Engineering at Apple. Papermaster left Apple in early August after less than a year and half on the job, with sources citing "cultural incompatibility" as the main reason behind his short tenure with the company. Cisco said on Friday Papermaster has joined the networking giant as...

Papermaster's Departure Linked to 'Cultural Incompatibility' Rather Than Antenna Issues

Sunday August 8, 2010 8:06 pm PDT by
The Wall Street Journal provides some additional color on the departure of Apple's iPhone hardware engineering chief Mark Papermaster, citing "broader cultural incompatibility" rather than a direct link to the iPhone 4's antenna issues as reason for his exit. Exactly how much the problems with the iPhone 4 played in Mr. Papermaster's exit is unclear. The iPhone 4, a key device for Apple, has...

iPhone Hardware Engineering Chief Mark Papermaster Leaves Apple

Saturday August 7, 2010 3:30 pm PDT by
The New York Times reports that Mark Papermaster, Apple's Senior Vice President of Devices Hardware Engineering, has left the company. Papermaster has been heading up Apple's iPhone and iPod engineering teams since he began work with the company in April 2009. Mark Papermaster, the Apple executive in charge of hardware for the company's flagship iPhone, has left the company in the wake of widely...

Apple Personnel Moves: Former AMD Chip Executive Hired, Papermaster Finally Begins Work

Monday April 27, 2009 12:46 pm PDT by
The Inquirer reports that former ATI chip designer and executive Bob Drebin is apparently now a Senior Director at Apple. Drebin was formerly the Chief Technology Officer for the Graphics Products Group at AMD, assuming the position as part of AMD's acquisition of ATI in 2006. As detailed in his still-active AMD profile, Drebin brings extensive experience in graphics chip design. Bob Drebin is...

Mark Papermaster to Begin Work at Apple on April 24th

Tuesday January 27, 2009 10:15 am PST by
Apple has announced that Mark Papermaster will begin work at Apple as Senior Vice President of Devices Hardware Engineering on April 24th, 2009. Apple today announced that Mark Papermaster will be coming to Apple as senior vice president of Devices Hardware Engineering, reporting to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, on April 24. Papermaster, who comes to Apple from IBM, will lead Apple's iPod and iPhone...

IBM's Lawsuit Against Papermaster Over 'Racetrack' Memory? [Update]

Thursday November 13, 2008 1:00 am PST by
According to Electronista, recent court filings suggest that IBM may be concerned that Mark Papermaster could transmit knowledge about an upcoming IBM memory technology to Apple. Papermaster is the former IBM chip designer that recently accepted a job at Apple which triggered a lawsuit from IBM over a non-compete agreement. The memory technology called "racetrack" memory was

Judge Orders Apple's New Hire to Stop Work

Saturday November 8, 2008 12:48 pm PST by
The drama continues for Apple's new employee Mark Papermaster who recently took a job at Apple to replace Tony Fadell. The transition has received more attention than usual due to a lawsuit filed by IBM. Papermaster was said to have a non-compete agreement in place in which he agreed not to work at a...

Apple Recruits IBM Chip Designer, IBM Files Lawsuit

Thursday October 30, 2008 8:38 pm PDT by
CNet reports that IBM has filed a lawsuit against former employee Mark Papermaster for accepting a job at Apple. Papermaster was IBM's vice president of microprocessor technology development but recently accepted a position at Apple to begin in November. IBM claims that Papermaster is violating his prior employment agreement by...