Google CEO and Silicon Valley insider Eric Schmidt joins Apple’s Board of Directors according to a PR release today by Apple Computer. There are many implications to this announcement. Apple and Google both Silicon Valley mega-brands competing in somewhat different markets. I can see a nice match between these two companies. With Google video crawling along and iTunes “knocking it out of the park”, it makes sense that some partnership is possible.
PodTech News Podcast Here on the announcement.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award- winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music store.
PodTech recently put out a Podcast Series called “Apple Voices” – it hit #1 on iTunes under Business/Tech last week and is currently featured on iTunes. Here are some great Steve Jobs interviews on PodTech.