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Topic: Pixar

GM and Philips nearly bought Pixar, but deal's collapse allowed Steve Jobs to invest

07/03/2014, 10:07 am

Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull reveals in a new book that the now-legendary animation company was nearly sold to General Motors and Philips for its technology, but the deal fell through just before it could be signed.

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Pixar president recalls a 'transformation' undergone by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

04/04/2014, 12:04 pm

While Steve Jobs is famous for helping to turn Pixar into a legendary award winning animation studio, the experience of running Pixar also helped to change Jobs himself for the better, the studio's president reveals in a new book excerpt.

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Disney Movies Anywhere allows users to bypass Apple's store for iTunes content, comes with free movie

02/25/2014, 08:02 am

iOS device owners interested in keeping and viewing their catalog of digital Disney movies all in one place, as well as buying new titles through Apple without even needing to launch the iTunes Store, can download the new, free Disney Movies Anywhere application, which comes with a free digital copy of Pixar's "The Incredibles."

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Pixar campus has tree dedicated to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

04/11/2013, 04:04 pm

A tree at the corporate headquarters of Disney's Pixar has been dedicated to Steve Jobs, co-founder of the animation studio as well as Apple.

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Judge denies class action certification in poaching lawsuit involving Apple, Google

04/05/2013, 10:04 am

Former employees of Apple, Google, and a number of other tech companies cannot yet claim class action status in their suit accusing the companies of illegal conspiracy not to poach each other's employees.

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D10: Larry Ellison, Ed Catmull discuss Steve Jobs legacy

05/31/2012, 12:05 am

After appearing separately in interviews at All Things Digital, Disney-Pixar Animation president Dr Ed Catmull and Oracle chief executive Larry Ellison sat together to discuss "the Lessons of Steve Jobs."

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Judge refuses to dismiss staff poaching suit against Apple, Pixar, Google

04/19/2012, 03:04 pm

Apple and a number of other technology and entertainment companies, including Google and Pixar, continue to face the prospect of a class-action antitrust suit over an anti-poaching agreement.

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Found Steve Jobs interviews show 'pivotal' growth during years away from Apple

04/18/2012, 01:04 am

A technology journalist has uncovered hours of previously-unreleased recordings of audio interviews with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that collectively show how the growth he experienced during his so-called "wilderness years" at NeXT and Pixar prepared him for success later in life.

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Disney's new 'John Carter' film dedicated to Steve Jobs

02/28/2012, 09:02 pm

Walt Disney Pictures' soon-to-be-released film "John Carter," directed by Pixar's Andrew Stanton, is dedicated to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs because Stanton didn't want too much time to pass without giving him "permanent acknowledgment."

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Lawsuit accuses Apple, others of 'conspiring' to keep employee wages low

05/04/2011, 04:05 pm

A new class-action lawsuit takes aim at Apple, Google, Intel and other tech companies for allegedly "conspiring to suppress compensation of their employees."

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