Eddy Cue, Apple SVP of Internet software and services, also says Apple in 2014 has the "best product pipeline" he's seen in 25 years.
Apple's iTunes chief says at the Recode Code conference that Steve Jobs would be "extremely proud of the products we're building."
The latest "iPhone 6" shell from China, this time in silver, looks an awful lot like another flagship phone already out.
This story incorrectly reported Ustream's number of expected registered users. That number is 30 million.
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Apple's said to have purchased Cue, a San Francisco-based smart assistant service aimed at mobile devices.
In a show of confidence, Netflix greenlights another season of prison dramedy "Orange Is the New Black" before subscribers have seen it.
The Apple executive refutes DOJ claims that Jobs wanted Apple to force e-book publishers to change their sales terms with Amazon.
But Barnes & Noble is neck-and-neck with the electronics giant and sometimes surpasses Apple's market share in digital books, the high-level Apple executive said during testimony in court.
Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet software and services, says he had to convince Jobs to pursue iBooks, and he only had a couple months to make it happen before the iPad announcement.