Tim Cook has been granted a million shares of the company, the value of which is believed to be somewhere near the $384 million mark over a period of the next 10 years. The move was disclosed by the company on Friday just a couple of days after the former CEO, Steve Jobs officially announced his decision to call it a day from his responsibilities in the company and the subsequent handing over of his position to the then chief operating officer Cook.
Security experts have discovered a fake web certificate for Google websites doing the rounds in the wild. The fraudulent web certificate for Google.com allows hackers to impersonate Google websites like Gmail. The certificate has been issued to *.google.com.
US wireless carrier AT&T has confirmed that it will be launching the LG Thrill 4G device in early September of this year. The company said in a post on Twitter that the glass-free 3D smartphone, which will support AT&T’s 4G network, will be available on September 4.
Seems like the Mountain View based Internet search giant Google Inc.’s acting chairman Eric Schmidt is quite optimistic about the company’s venture in the television industry, Google TV, which has so far failed to make its mark in the market. According to the chairman, Google TV is going to be embraced by most TV makers in the years to come, more specifically within 5 years.
Japanese gaming giant Nintendo is planning to release a gold remote for its Wii gaming console as a part of a new Zelda gaming bundle. The new ‘blingy’ remote will come with the $69.99 bundle which will also contain the Zelda: Skyward Sword game and additional CD featuring theme songs that cover the gaming franchise’s entire history.