Author Archives: Miyoko Yamada

Ballmer quits as CEO, takes comedy act on the road

Redmond, WA — He stands alone as a CEO who can make audiences howl with laughter. Now he’s going to turn that ... Get the Scoop

Deja Scoop: Apple Stores to be rebranded as Church of Apple

Scoopertino is closed for the holidays. In the meantime, we’ll recycle a couple of stories from our dusty ... Get the Scoop

Apple takes heat for children’s book initiative

Cupertino, CA — Reading, writing … and tapping into daddy’s credit card? Just in time for the holidays, Apple ... Get the Scoop

Authorized Ballmer bio sets record, selling 4 in first week

Redmond, WA — Two years in the making, the authorized Steve Ballmer biography has hit the shelves. Judging by initial ... Get the Scoop

HP kills more biz units, relocates to Sunnyvale strip mall

Palo Alto, CA — Move over, Freddy Krueger, there’s a new slasher in town. Just two weeks after killing HP’s ... Get the Scoop

Apple Stores shut down after lawsuit by China’s fake Apple Stores

Cupertino, CA — There’s a frightening similarity between Apple’s retail stores and the fake stores ... Get the Scoop

Twitter swallowed by Apple, relaunched as Twapple

Cupertino, CA — Out with the Tweets, in with the Twapps. In one of its more surprising moves, today Apple announced ... Get the Scoop

EXPOSED: The iMac disaster that almost was

San Francisco, CA — It’s easy to appreciate iMac’s place in Apple history today. Not so much back in ... Get the Scoop

Campaign 2012: President Jobs would rename USA

Cupertino, CA — According to presidential candidate Steve Jobs, the Founding Fathers had a talent for writing ... Get the Scoop

Donald Trump questions Steve Jobs’ birth certificate

New York, NY — Faced with diminishing news coverage following the release of Obama’s birth certificate, Donald ... Get the Scoop