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Apple posted a job Friday seeking a Maps Web User Interface Designer to work on a "new secret project," according to MacRumors. The original wording has now been removed from the posting, but not before MacRumors made a copy of it. Its description originally read: Design, develop, and maintain c...

September 29th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Just when you think that Apple has decided to totally ignore iWork, along comes news that the company has added job postings for a number of positions on the iWork team. The last official release of the iWork suite -- Pages, Numbers and Keynote -- is telling: the name of the suite is still iWork...

May 14th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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A llsting on Microsoft's job site reveals that it's looking develop Skype products for the Xbox. The company has kept pretty quiet on its plans for integrating its Skype purchase into its various hardware pockets. While a beta for Windows Phone continues to tick along, this is the first salient sig...

April 20th 2012 at 8:17am 0 Comments
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When Michael Abrash started working for Valve, he expected the higher-ups to hand him a pile of work and tell him to hop to it. They didn't. Instead, he was told to figure out the most valuable thing he could do for the company, and then do it. So, Abrash wound up kicking off an in-house R&D pr...

April 13th 2012 at 8:44pm 0 Comments
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Well, one of the few remaining sectors that Google has yet to conquer, gaming, will be Big G free no longer. The tech giant is looking for a product manager to man a new property called Games at Google. Obviously, with just a job posting to work with, details are scant, but we can tell you that t...

June 22nd 2011 at 1:40pm 0 Comments
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It's always nice when a TUAW reader tips us off to a rumor of a new North American Apple Store, and it's especially cool when the rumor includes two new stores. In this case, Canadian reader Noah let us know that he was looking at job postings on Apple's site and found two new stores in Ontario...

April 16th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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A job posted by Apple last week suggests the company plans to expand its portfolio of "cloud-based" products and services, AppleInsider reports. According to the job description, the "Cloud Systems Software Engineer" will join a "small team" to "explore the far reaches of the possible," build "...

April 13th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that Netflix has grand plans to expand its global footprint that now feeds media to some 20 million North American subscribers. Hell, the company was boasting of the "significant dollars" allocated to its 2011 international expansion plans just four months ago. While nothing's offici...

March 31st 2011 at 2:57am 0 Comments