Apple Taps Peter Stern For Cloud Services

Apple has hired former Time Warner Cable executive Peter Stern as a VP working on cloud services, which includes the technology company’s subscription offerings such as Apple Music and a potential streaming television service.

TWC Exec: TV Will Become ‘Pandora-Like’

Cable TV will evolve into a “Pandora-like model,” with a viewer’s personalized favorites playing sequentially, predicts Peter Stern, Time Warner Cable EVP and chief strategy officer. In the future, “customers can consume television in a passive way, so they don’t have to plan ahead like they do with the DVR model.”