updated 07:55 am EDT, Mon June 26, 2006
Jobs to keynote WWDC
Apple today announced that CEO Steve Jobs will deliver the opening keynote for Apple's annual developer conference, which takes place in August. The company's CEO will headline a team of Apple executives, including Philip Schiller, senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing; Bertrand Serlet, senior vice president of Software Engineering; and Scott Forstall, vice president of Platform Experience. Apple said that Jobs would offer a keynote preview of Mac OS X "Leopard" on Monday, August 7, 2006, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at San Francisco's Moscone West and that throughout WWDC 2006, developers will receive detailed information and best practices on developing Universal applications that take advantage of the performance of Intel-based Macs, including special sessions on performance optimization using Apple software development tools. The cost of the five-day conference is $1,600 (US) per attendee, with a $300 (US) Early Registration Discount that has been extended through July 7.