Figuring out who will head up Apple’s retail operations feels a bit like a reality show. Elsewhere, Microsoft would like to report a theft and Eric Schmidt is—dear god—on a humanitarian mission. The first remainders of the year once were lost, and now are found.
John Paczkowski has assembled a list of 8 people who could be positioned to fill the shoes of Apple’s recently departed retail head, John Browett, including several internal candidates. I hear that kid from the Genius ads is looking for a gig.
Microsoft’s iPads stolen (Google+)
Someone broke into a Microsoft campus in Mountain View and stole five of its iPads and nothing else. Oh, wait, it appears they also stole your self respect.
I think he’s the last person I’d want negotiating a hostage release. Okay, maybe the second to last.