Poaching

Samsung Electronics Poaches Semiconductor Expert from Apple

According to a report by Business Korea, Samsung Electronics has recently poached semiconductor expert Kim Woo-pyeong from Apple as its director. The publication notes that Kim was hired earlier this month after Samsung established its Packaging Solution Center in Device Solution America (DSA). After studying at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Kim worked...

Spotify Poaches Former Apple Music Hip-Hop Programming Head

According to a new report from Variety, Spotify has recently poached Carl Chery, Apple Music's Head of Artist Curation for hip-hop and R&B programming. At Apple, Chery was best known for securing Apple Music exclusives from Chance the Rapper, including the Grammy-winning album Coloring Book. He is also responsible for publicizing artists such as Cardi...

Apple Poaching Engineers from Audi, BMW Owned Mapping Company

According to LinkedIn, Apple has poached at least six engineers from Here, a mapping company owned by German automotive giants Audi, BMW, and Daimler, for its Berlin-based Apple Maps team (via Business Insider). A local source has revealed that "in the past several months, Apple has hired several people away from Here for mapping jobs in Berlin”. The source...

Apple Reportedly Poaches Top Producers from BBC Radio 1

A couple of months back, DJ Zane Lowe, who was in charge of BBC Radio 1’s popular evening music show for over a decade, left BBC to join Apple with reports indicating that he will be involved in the company’s iTunes Radio streaming music service. Today, MBW is reporting that the Cupertino tech giant has poached four producers from the...

Apple Reportedly Poaching Technology Experts from Samsung

According to a report by the Korea Times, officials at Samsung are claiming that Apple is in the process of poaching their experts in next-generation technology, by offering them better pay and greater independence. The unnamed official told the publication that Apple is continuing to "headhunt its experienced technicians and engineers" engaged in signal- and visual-processing management. The...

Apple Reportedly Looking To Recruit BlackBerry Workers In Waterloo

Just two weeks back, an in-depth investigative article revealed that BlackBerry’s fall from grace was in big part initiated by the introduction of Apple’s iPhone in 2007. Today, a report by The Financial Post is claiming that the BlackBerry-killer from Cupertino is after the Canadian company’s workforce, hosting a "recruitment drive" 20 kilometres away from BlackBerry's Waterloo, Ont. home...