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Apple Announces James Bell is Joining Board of Directors

Apple has today announced that James Bell, former chief financial officer and corporate president of The Boeing Company, has joined its Board of Directors. He has more than 40 years of experience in finance, strategic planning and leadership in complex organizations, as he oversaw Boeing Capital Corporation and Boeing Shared Services, and was interim CEO...

Boeing Executive Believes His Company is Just Like Apple

In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Boeing Commercial Airplane Unit CEO Ray Conner has compared his company to Apple, saying that for Boeing, innovation is all about making small improvements to its current models while keeping prices consistent, much like the Cupertino tech giant’s approach, Fortune is reporting.  Mr. Conner likened the current landscape for selling...

Apple Among Tech Companies Interested in Boeing Satellite Purchase

Aircraft maker Boeing has officially announced that it is looking clinch a deal this year to build a high-throughput communications satellite for top technology companies such as Apple, Google, Amazon or Facebook. Jim Simpson, the vice president of business development and chief strategist for Boeing Network and Space Systems, has told Reuters that the big technology firms were...

Boeing CEO Says Company Wants to Innovate More Like Apple

Innovation is in Apple’s DNA, and the company serves as an inspiration for many. Today, Boeing’s chief executive officer, Jim McNerney, said the company wants be similar to Apple in the way that it innovates, reports Reuters. But looking back in time, we can see multiple companies inspired by Apple, like Samsung, for example. "We...

Boeing Launches Suite of iPad Apps for Airplane Maintenance

Aviation giant Boeing has today announced the launch of a suite of iPad apps that will help airline mechanics get quick access to crucial information about airplane parts, maintenance records, and more (via CNET). Boeing believes that the apps will help the airlines resolve mechanical issues faster, leading to reduced flight delays and lower costs. Boeing, that makes planes...