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Topic: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' video testimony and emails revealed in 'iPod iTunes' antitrust lawsuit

12/03/2014, 12:12 am

A video deposition from Steve Jobs recorded as evidence in a long-running iPod/iTunes antitrust lawsuit was shown for the first time in court on Tuesday, revealing not only Jobs' thoughts on the case, but also a rare glimpse behind the scenes of a former Apple run by its cofounder.


Antitrust laws could cost Apple $1 billion in iTunes monopoly case

12/02/2014, 09:12 am

Though plaintiffs are seeking $350 million in damages in a case alleging that Apple created an unfair monopoly with its iTunes Music Store, U.S. antitrust laws say the final damages could be triple that amount, exceeding $1 billion.


Universal Studios takes over Steve Jobs biopic, Michael Fassbender to star

11/24/2014, 11:11 pm

Following Sony's surprise exit from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's film about Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, Universal Studios has reportedly picked up the project with actor Michael Fassbender tapped to take on the lead role.


Lack of centralized cloud infrastructure team hampering Apple's development of iCloud services - report

11/24/2014, 03:11 pm

Apple's work-in-progress iCloud Photo Library still hasn't fully realized the original concept, code-named "Hyperion," that was pushed years ago by late company co-founder Steve Jobs, according to a new report.


Macintosh pirate flag reincarnated as art, for sale by original designer Susan Kare

11/21/2014, 09:11 pm

Former Apple designer Susan Kare, who created famously distinct icons for the original Macintosh operating system, is selling through her online shop reproductions of the pirate flag that flew over the Mac team's building in 1983.


Sony drops out of Steve Jobs movie, Universal rumored to take over

11/19/2014, 10:11 pm

In a surprising turn of events, Sony is reportedly no longer attached to the upcoming Steve Jobs movie penned by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin and based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the tech guru.


Aaron Sorkin reveals details of Steve Jobs biopic, says he helped 'fix typos' in famous Stanford commencement speech

11/06/2014, 07:11 pm

In a Bloomberg Televesion interview with host Emily Chang, Academy Award winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin revealed a few plot details on the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, which is slowly making its way toward production.


Michael Fassbender next high-profile actor eyed for role of Steve Jobs

11/04/2014, 03:11 pm

Following Christian Bale's exit from the hotly anticipated film about Apple's late co-founder, Michael Fassbender is now said to be in talks to take on the role of Steve Jobs.


Christian Bale passes on role of Steve Jobs, actor reportedly felt he wasn't right for part

11/03/2014, 02:11 pm

Though Christian Bale was in final talks to play Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic, the actor has reportedly decided to pass on the part, as he allegedly did not feel he was the right person to play the iconic figure on film.


Another functioning Apple I expected to command at least $600K in Christie's auction

11/03/2014, 09:11 am

A fully functioning Apple I, personally sold by company co-founder Steve Jobs, is expected to earn $600,000 when it goes on sale at legendary auction house Christie's this December.


Google CEO Larry Page invokes Steve Jobs in interview, defends ambitious Google X projects

10/31/2014, 06:10 pm

In a wide-ranging interview published Friday, Google CEO Larry Page briefly touched on late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to highlight the differences between the two companies, one being hyper-focused on a small set of products and another with fingers in seemingly everything.


Seth Rogen to play Steve Wozniak alongside Christian Bale's Steve Jobs

10/30/2014, 03:10 pm

Actor Seth Rogen, famous for comedic roles in hits like "Superbad" and "Knocked Up," will reportedly appear in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin, and is set to take on the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.


Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic, to start shooting soon

10/23/2014, 06:10 am

In a Bloomberg Television interview with Emily Chang, Oscar winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirmed Christian Bale will play Apple cofounder Steve Jobs in a forthcoming feature film based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the late tech guru.


Oscar winner Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

10/15/2014, 03:10 pm

Sony's high-profile biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will have plenty of award winning pedigree behind it, as Oscar winning actor Christian Bale will reportedly play the lead on the project, which also features an Academy Award winning director and screenwriter.


Tim Cook sends letter to employees on third anniversary of Steve Jobs' death

10/03/2014, 04:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday sent an email to Apple employees to honor the third anniversary of the passing of co-founder Steve Jobs, saying the late tech guru's legacy lives on through their work.


Apple, Google reopen settlement talks in Silicon Valley no-poach lawsuit

09/03/2014, 04:09 pm

In a joint court filing on Wednesday, Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel said settlement talks have resumed in a class action lawsuit over alleged wage-fixing arrangements.


Lawsuit claims Steve Jobs, senior Apple directors hurt company with anti-poaching row

08/15/2014, 12:08 am

Piling onto Apple's anti-poaching courtroom saga, a new lawsuit seeks damages on behalf of shareholders for financial losses related to alleged misconduct by senior directors, including late cofounder Steve Jobs and current CEO Tim Cook.


Apple's highly secretive Apple University profiled in NYT feature

08/11/2014, 05:08 am

The brainchild of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, Apple University is widely discussed, but little is known about the internal program meant to foster company culture. A New York Times feature offers a rare peek inside the school's walls.


Apple's Steve Jobs had vision of building an open Wi-Fi utopia

08/05/2014, 11:08 am

Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs is said to have been unhappy with the high cost and slow speed of mobile data networks, and hoped to solve the problem by convincing consumers and businesses to share their high-speed Internet connections via free and open "guest" Wi-Fi networks.


National Federation of the Blind says "Apple has done more for accessibility than any other company"

07/12/2014, 01:07 pm

On Friday, the president of the National Federation of the Blind clarified the group's recent resolution calling on Apple to collaborate with the group's efforts to expand accessibility among third party apps, noting a "good relationship" despite a "provocative and poorly reported article" on the subject released by Reuters.