Apple Marina Bay Sands Opening Thursday

· Charlotte Henry · News

Apple Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Apple Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, the first Apple Store directly on water is to open on Thursday morning.

Apple Files Amicus Brief in Support of DACA

· Andrew Orr · Link

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Apple has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court to support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy.

Apple has filed many briefs before the Court, but this is the first time that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook and Vice President of Retail and People Deirdre O’Brien are named too.

In its brief, Apple notes that it employs 443 Dreamers who come from more than 25 different countries spanning four continents. Dreamers at Apple run the gamut of roles within the company, including hardware engineering, software engineering, retail, customer support, and operations across 36 states.

New Apple HR Head Has Worked For 5 Apple CEOs

· Bryan Chaffin · News

Deirdre O’Brien - Apple Vice President of People

Deirdre O’Brien has worked at Apple for some 30 years, which means she’s worked for five different Apple CEOs: John Sculley, Michael “The Diesel” Spindler, Gil Amelio, Steve Jobs, and Tim Cook.