Remains of the Day: Screen star
The next iPhone’s screen may be embiggened, but can Tim Cook’s compensation get any higher? Elsewhere, Steve Jobs gets big honors. The remainders for Tuesday, May 22, 2012 are big in Germany.
Let’s start the day off right: with some iPhone speculation. Rumors have the next iPhone featuring a longer 1136-by-640 pixel display, which would run about 4 inches in diagonal and come close to a 16:9 aspect ratio. In theory, the longstanding dock-connector port would morph into a smaller connector. That’s all fine and good, but I’m not buying anything that doesn’t project holograms.
I agree. They still look pretty much like the iPhone.
Apple’s Cook Tops the List of Highest-Paid CEOs (Wall Street Journal)
That’s right: Tim Cook is the best-paid CEO around, earning $377.98 million in direct compensation. Note, though, that more than $376 million of that comes in the form of restricted stock grants, whose value is bolstered by the company’s success—which we’d say that he played at least a minor part in.
Eugene Kaspersky frustrated by Apple’s iOS AV ban (The Register)
Security researcher Eugene Kaspersky is bummed that Apple won’t let his firm create antivirus software for iOS. According to Kaspersky, “That will mean disaster for Apple” as malware will run rampant! I mean antivirus software sure curtailed malware on the PC, right?
Honoring Steve Jobs (The Webby Awards)
President Barack Obama and former president Bill Clinton paid their respects to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs during the 16th annual Webby awards, along with a number of other celebrities. I’m just thankful they didn’t throw Ashton Kutcher in the mix.
Every “One More Thing” from Steve Jobs’ Keynotes (Apple Gazette)
One more thing … Apple Gazette has compiled the more than 30 moments introduced by Steve Jobs’s trademark presentation phrase.
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