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Topic: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs wanted Apple to build own cell network for first iPhone

11/15/2011, 04:11 pm

Before launching the first iPhone, late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wanted to replace established mobile carriers by creating a proprietary network specifically for the handset by leveraging an unused license-free spectrum band.


Apple interest in Intel switch led to purchase of NeXT, return of Steve Jobs

11/13/2011, 10:11 pm

Apple's initial unsuccessful attempt to build a modern operating system in preparation for the switch to Intel processors led to the company's realization that it needed to purchase NeXT, a move that led to Steve Jobs' return to the company he co-founded.


Steve Jobs could be first posthumously-named Person of the Year

11/09/2011, 06:11 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was nominated to be Time magazine's Person of the Year, and if selected could could become the first person to be posthumously awarded the distinction.


Facebook's Zuckerberg says he was coached by Steve Jobs

11/07/2011, 06:11 pm

Social networking guru Mark Zuckerberg says that Steve Jobs coached him on building Facebook, from company focus to choosing the right management team.


'Lost' 70-minute interview with Steve Jobs coming to select theaters in November

11/05/2011, 02:11 am

A 70-minute interview from 1995 featuring the late Steve Jobs and the journalist Robert Cringely was presumed lost, but has since reappeared, and will be shown as a limited theatrical release in November.


Steve Jobs' $450 eyeglasses a hot seller following death

11/04/2011, 08:11 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' trademark glasses, which cost roughly $450, have seen a dramatic spike in sales since his passing.


Game makers say Apple, Steve Jobs have most influence on industry

11/04/2011, 09:11 am

A new survey of people working in the gaming world has found that Steve Jobs is the most influential person in the industry, and that insiders believe the iPhone is shaping the future of videogames.


Apple unveiling redesigned Fifth Ave glass cube on Friday

11/03/2011, 09:11 pm

Apple will temporarily close its flagship Fifth Ave retail store in New York on Thursday evening in preparation for the unveiling of the newly redesigned glass cube on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Eastern.


Steve Jobs biography sells 380K US copies in first week

11/02/2011, 01:11 pm

The newly released authorized biography of Steve Jobs moved nearly 380,000 copies in its first week in the U.S. alone, already making it one of the best selling titles of 2011.


Halloween tradition continues at Steve Jobs' home in Palo Alto

11/01/2011, 10:11 pm

The family of the late Steve Jobs has continued an annual tradition of hosting trick-or-treaters for Halloween at a "haunted garden" outside their home in Palo Alto, Calif., with two neighborhood children even coming by the house dressed up as an iPad and iPod.


Bill Gates not bothered by Steve Jobs's comments in biography

10/31/2011, 03:10 pm

Responding to unflattering comments made about him in Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's new biography, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said he's not bothered by the remarks.


Steve Jobs' sister shares his final moments, last words

10/30/2011, 10:10 pm

Novelist Mona Simpson, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biological sister, has shared her eulogy for her brother, offering an intimate look at the last moments before he died, including his surprising last words.


NYT: Apple expected to release Siri-powered television by 2013

10/27/2011, 01:10 pm

Apple has reportedly been at work on a full-fledged high-definition television set for years, but the company's recent launch of Siri for the iPhone 4S is believed to be one of the final puzzle pieces necessary for Apple to launch its own TV.


Steve Jobs stayed tag-less by leasing a new car every six months

10/27/2011, 09:10 am

One well-known quirk about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was that he never had a California tag affixed to his Mercedes -- something made possible through a legal loophole.


New Steve Jobs documentary to include never before seen interview

10/26/2011, 05:10 pm

A new documentary focusing on the life of Steve Jobs and featuring a never before seen interview with the Apple co-founder will air next week on PBS.


Fortune reporter shares behind-the-scenes stories, photos of Steve Jobs

10/25/2011, 09:10 pm

Steve Jobs' chronicler Brent Schlender has published several personal stories and photos from 25 years of covering Apple and its late co-founder, offering a unique look at how Steve Jobs interacted with the media.


Sony wants 'Social Network' scribe to pen Steve Jobs movie

10/25/2011, 11:10 am

Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter who won an Academy Award for his work on the film The Social Network, is reportedly being pursued to script a movie on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.


Steve Jobs was 'excited' about an Apple HDTV, but content deals are needed

10/25/2011, 09:10 am

Though Steve Jobs said he "cracked" the secret to building an easy-to-use television set, a true Apple HDTV reportedly remains held up by content providers, who are reluctant to allow Apple to offer subscription-based plans to customers.


Steve Jobs left iTunes creator in charge of connected TV initiative

10/24/2011, 08:10 pm

Jeff Robbin, an Apple vice president and engineer who helped create both iTunes and the iPod, is leading the company's efforts to produce a connected TV with integrated search functionality, according to a new report.


Steve Jobs biography on pace to become Amazon's best seller of 2011

10/24/2011, 03:10 pm

After officially going on sale today, Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs may become the top selling book of 2011 for the world's largest online retailer,