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Topic: Steve Jobs

Matthew Modine signs on to play John Sculley in jOBS biopic

06/05/2012, 06:06 pm

Veteran actor Matthew Modine has been added to the cast of the upcoming jOBS biopic and will be playing the role of former Apple CEO John Sculley, who many recognize as being the man who "fired" Steve Jobs from his own company.


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."


'AllThingsD' posts Steve Jobs' appearances as video, audio podcasts

05/30/2012, 09:05 pm

All Things Digital has released all of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' appearances at its annual D conference, beginning with the first ever in 2003, as free video and audio podcasts on iTunes.


D10: Nathan Myhrvold joins Tim Cook in defending patents as crucial to supporting innovation

05/30/2012, 05:05 pm

Nathan Myhrvold, the co-founder and chief executive of Intellectual Ventures and former chief technology officer of Microsoft, defended patents on the stage of All Things Digital, repeating Tim Cook's comments yesterday referring to patent infringement as 'stealing a painting and putting your name on it.'


Aaron Sorkin at D10: Steve Jobs film will be a 'painting,' not a photograph

05/30/2012, 03:05 pm

Acclaimed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin compared his task of writing a movie about Steve Jobs to the challenge of writing about the Beatles, because so many people have an emotional attachment to the subject.


Tim Cook wanted to join Apple 5 minutes into interview with Steve Jobs

05/30/2012, 12:05 am

Apple boss Tim Cook revealed on Tuesday that he was ready to jump ship from Compaq to Apple just five minutes into his 1998 interview with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.


Tim Cook says Steve Jobs' death was 'one of the saddest days' of his life

05/29/2012, 10:05 pm

Apple chief Tim Cook admitted at the D10 conference on Tuesday that the loss of Steve Jobs last year was "one of the saddest days" of his life, while noting that he was taking Jobs' advice to move on and find "joy in the journey."


Apple reportedly manufacturing test batch of first smart TVs

05/28/2012, 11:05 am

Apple this month is reported to have begun production of the first prototypes of its much-anticipated connected television sets at one of its overseas manufacturing facilities ahead of a general production ramp expected to begin late in the 2012 calendar year.


Briefly: Ahna O'Reilly cast in jOBS biopic, Sotheby's to auction Jobs Atari memo

05/25/2012, 07:05 pm

Actress Ahan O'Reilly has reportedly been cast to play the love interest in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic while auction house Sotheby's will be auctioning off a Jobs memo from his time at Atari and other Apple memorabilia.


Steve Jobs honored by presidents, celebrities in Webby Award tribute

05/21/2012, 09:05 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was memorialized by a number of notable people, including President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and U2's Bono, on Monday in a tribute video at the 16th Annual Webby Awards.


Steve Jobs biopic to begin filming in garage where Apple was born

05/18/2012, 08:05 pm

It was announced on Friday that the upcoming feature film "jOBS," which will chronicle the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is set to begin principal photography in the original garage that was the humble home to what would one day become the world's most valuable tech company.


Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hired as 'tutor' for Sony's Steve Jobs film

05/17/2012, 11:05 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been brought on as a "tutor" to coach Sony Pictures on its adaptation of the biography of the late Steve Jobs.


Steve Jobs wanted to build 'iCar,' Apple board member says

05/17/2012, 04:05 pm

J. Crew CEO and Apple board member Mickey Drexler claims that the tech giant's co-founder Steve Jobs had aspirations of designing a full-fledged automobile.


'Social Network' scribe signs on to adapt official Steve Jobs biography

05/15/2012, 09:05 pm

Aaron Sorkin, the award-winning writer who wrote the screenplay for The Social Network, has agreed to adapt Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.


Photos of Ashton Kutcher in character as Steve Jobs surface

05/12/2012, 08:05 pm

Images have appeared of actor Ashton Kutcher wearing Steve Jobs' iconic black turtleneck, jeans and sneakers outfit on his way to the set of the independent film about the late Apple co-founder.


'Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview' coming back to Landmark theaters May 11

05/04/2012, 01:05 am

A 70-minute documentary featuring interview footage with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that was originally thought to have been lost is set to begin a run at Landmark Theatres locations in 19 cities on May 11.


Steve Jobs played FDR in internal Apple corporate video

05/02/2012, 05:05 pm

A WWII-themed corporate video from 1984 features a cameo from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs playing the role of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he leads Apple troops against the "blue blob" IBM.


Steve Jobs' liver transplant helped inspire Facebook organ donor program

05/02/2012, 09:05 am

A liver transplant that extended the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs by years helped to inspire a new organ donor program on the social networking site Facebook.


Broadway star in talks to play Steve Wozniak in indie Steve Jobs biopic

04/27/2012, 02:04 am

Josh Gad, the star of the Broadway musical "Book of Mormon," is in talks for a role as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in an independent biopic about Steve Jobs and Apple, according to a new report.


Apple looking to patent design of huge glass cylinder at Shanghai store

04/19/2012, 08:04 am

Apple has filed a patent application seeking ownership of the design of the massive, elaborate glass cylinder that serves as the entrance to its megastore in Shanghai, China.