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Topic: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs refused to talk philanthropy with biographer

12/15/2011, 11:12 am

Though very few subjects were off-limits to biographer Walter Isaacson, one subject Apple co-founder Steve Jobs declined to talk about was what he planned to do with his wealth after he died.


Steve Jobs initially hated Apple's 'Think Different' campaign

12/14/2011, 07:12 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' first reaction to the "Think Different" ad campaign was less than welcoming, calling it "crap" before ultimately changing his mind and running the now iconic series.


Steve Jobs loses to 'The Protester' as Time's 2011 Person of the Year

12/14/2011, 11:12 am

Time magazine announced on Wednesday its annual "Person of the Year," awarding the title to "The Protester." Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was recognized in a "Fond Farewell" from the magazine, while Apple CEO Tim Cook was identified as one of 2011's "People Who Mattered."


Apple founding documents sell for $1.6 million

12/13/2011, 05:12 pm

The original contract from 1976 that Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne signed to formally found the Apple Computer Company was sold at auction for more than ten times its estimated value.


Apple submits updated renderings, plans for Cupertino 'spaceship' campus

12/06/2011, 11:12 pm

Newly submitted renderings of Apple's proposed 13,000-employee mega-campus in Cupertino, Calif., depict a roof with a dark-grey material, a jogging path and modest changes to the ancillary fitness center.


Steve Jobs biography is Amazon's best selling book of 2011

12/06/2011, 12:12 pm

After only weeks of availability, Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs has become Amazon's best-selling title of the year 2011.


Syria bans Apple's iPhone in attempt to silence protesters

12/02/2011, 03:12 pm

Government authorities in Syria have reportedly banned the use of Apple's iPhone, as the country tries to quell protesters who seek to oust President Bashar Assad.


Apple's founding contract expected to bring $150,000 at auction

11/28/2011, 05:11 pm

The signed contract that established what would become the world's most valuable tech company is one of the highlights of an upcoming auction, and is estimated to sell for at least $100,000.


Steve Jobs' wife to manage $4.6 billion trust of Disney shares

11/23/2011, 08:11 pm

Laurene Powell, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, will manage a $4.6 billion trust containing the 138 million shares of the Walt Disney Co. that Jobs acquired when he sold Pixar in 2006.


USPTO exhibit shows Jobs' cultural influence through patents, trademarks

11/23/2011, 05:11 pm

The USPTO has built an exhibit highlighting the many patents and trademarks of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, showcasing the tremendous influence the tech guru had on the industry and the world.


'Social Network' scribe 'strongly considering' Steve Jobs movie

11/23/2011, 10:11 am

Aaron Sorkin, an Oscar-winning screenwriter for his work on The Social Network, has said he is "strongly considering" writing a movie based on the life of Steve Jobs.


New e-book recounts Steve Jobs e-mails to Apple customers

11/22/2011, 03:11 pm

Long known for engaging in personal correspondence with customers, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and his concise e-mails are the subject of a new e-book.


UK's chief rabbi meant no criticism of Steve Jobs, uses iPad & iPhone daily

11/21/2011, 01:11 pm

The chief rabbi of the United Kingdom has clarified his earlier comments about Apple and Steve Jobs, noting that while consumerism can be dangerous, products like the iPhone do offer true benefits.


UK's chief rabbi blames Apple for 'egocentric culture' [u]

11/20/2011, 11:11 pm

Lord Sacks, the Chief Rabbi in the U.K., has blamed Apple for creating a consumer society, comparing the iPad touchscreen tablet to a modern-day version of Moses' stone tablets that bore the Ten Commandments [updated].


Apple VP shares four keys to company's success

11/19/2011, 01:11 am

Drawing from 20 years of experience at Apple, Greg Joswiak, the company's vice president of worldwide iOS product marketing, has explained four keys to the company's success: focus, simplicity, courage and a commitment to being the best.


Steve Jobs wanted Apple to reinvent TVs, textbooks & photography

11/18/2011, 01:11 pm

A new interview with the biographer of Steve Jobs reveals that before he died, the Apple co-founder had three things he wanted to reinvent: the television, textbooks and photography.


George Clooney, Noah Wyle battling to play Steve Jobs in biopic

11/18/2011, 12:11 pm

As Hollywood rushes to make a film on the life of Steve Jobs, two prominent actors -- George Clooney and Noah Wyle -- are both rumored to be in contention for the lead role.


Enterprise adopting Apple products as company becomes 'easier to work with'

11/16/2011, 11:11 am

Apple's recent success in the enterprise comes as the company has worked to cater to businesses' needs, and also as Chief Executive Tim Cook has shown a friendlier side than companies were used to with Steve Jobs.


Steve Jobs' 'Lost Interview:' Design is keeping 5,000 things in your brain

11/15/2011, 11:11 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs viewed designing a product as the process of "keeping 5,000 things together in your brain" and getting them to fit together, according to an excerpt from the forthcoming screening of "Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview."


Former Google head chef recalls 'humble,' fashionably late Steve Jobs

11/15/2011, 05:11 pm

Google's first head chef this week offered a rare glimpse into the personal life of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, recalling that frequent visits to his restaurant showed the tech guru was a humble, if not fashionably late, individual.