Apple would probably cease to exist if it was run by a cutthroat MBA texbook-thumping executive. Innovation and product risk-taking just isn't in their DNA.
Apple will have a new program early next year called Apple University, and while it's not clear what that will entail, Yale's Joel Podolny has been tapped as its leader.
The story of Philip Delves Broughton's two years spent at Harvard might suggest lessons for today's tech businesses.
Ben Wheeler took a gamble that grad school would pay off. After two years of a grueling engineering and MBA program, he'll be working at Google, where he'll apply his operations chops to cloud computing.
It's time for Apple to update the Air and/or a thinner, lighter Pro with a Retina screen. It's certainly doable.
Mark Horak, the former president of the Americas at Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, will join the DVD-rental kiosk company in March.
But not too many -- as he regales an audience of Oxford students one month after stepping down as Microsoft's chief executive.
Apple's MacBook Air dominates the thin-and-light market in the U.S. And its momentum shows no signs of slowing down with the well-received 2013 model.
The din about the 2104 MacBook Air solid-state drive being slower than 2013 models is instructive: not all components are created equally.
New MacBook Air models may be right around the corner -- if a reading of retailer tea leaves is correct.