Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue Joins Ferrari's Board of Directors

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    Eddy Cue, Apple's head of Internet Software and Services (including Siri and Maps), has joined Ferrari's board of directors. Cue is a bit of a sports car buff and says he has owned a Ferrari for five years.

    Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo said Cue's "huge experience in the dynamic, innovative world of the Internet will be of great assistance to [the company]." Di Montezemolo met Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this year at a Stanford University event. He praised Apple, saying the two companies "are connected by the same passion, the same love for the product, maniacal attention to technology, but also to design."

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    Cue was recently profiled as a "master negotiator and product resuscitator" after he was given charge of Siri and Maps. The Ferrari press release was noticed by AppleInsider.


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    SO JEALOUS! Not of being on the board, but of owning a Ferrari! :eek:
     
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    "(including Siri and Maps), "

    They knew he was in charge of maps but hired him anyway?
     
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    File this under "headline I never would have been able to make up."
     
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    You don't find any of this rumorous? ;)
     
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    iFerrari :D With the new Retina heads-up display. :eek:
     
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    Yes, this is a huge stretch.
     
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    Hmmm, maybe he should resuscitate them, then. Because they are terrible and in need of a lifeline...
     
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    He's now in charge of fixing Maps.
     
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    Yeah but if you spell Mac backwards and take off the "m" and add an "r" then you get car.

    Who's the foolish one now?

    D.
     
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    He wasn't in charge when it was released. Maps is Scott Forstall's fault. Eddy Cue is trying to fix it now.
     
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    Jony Ive just died a little inside.
     
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    Spell "Macs" backwards and you get "scam." :D Don't tell the Apple haters about that. ;)
     
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    Well I guess he's using the profits from all those overpriced adapters to buy Ferraris
     
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    And Apple maps lol:D
     
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    OS X 10.9 Ferrari. The fastest version of OS X yet.
     

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