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Topic: Steve Jobs

Account sheds light on how Apple conducts buyouts, Steve Jobs's negotiating strategy

01/18/2013, 03:01 pm

A new report reveals how Apple proceeds when buying a company, as well as how late company co-founder Steve Jobs liked to close out deals.


Apple wins patent for glass-on-metal trackpad designed by Jobs & Ive

01/15/2013, 09:01 am

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for the design of the glass trackpad atop the aluminum unibody enclosure of its MacBook lineup.


Beats CEO tried to push Steve Jobs toward subscription music service

01/11/2013, 03:01 am

In an interview with All Things D on Thursday, Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine said that he spent three years trying to persuade late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to start a subscription-based streaming music service over a decade ago.


Steve Jobs fought to keep ousted CEO Mark Hurd at Hewlett-Packard

01/10/2013, 05:01 pm

In an in-depth expose on Hewlett-Packard's past, present and future, it was revealed that late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs reached out to Mark Hurd shortly after his ousting in an attempt to return the CEO to power and save HP from entering a death spin.


Designer David Kelley discusses close friend and collaborator Steve Jobs in CBS interview

01/06/2013, 11:01 pm

In a one-on-one interview with '60 Minutes,' founder of global product design firm IDEO David Kelley discusses a number of high-profile projects including Apple's first mouse, as well as his relationship with Steve Jobs.


'jOBS' biopic to hit theaters in April

01/03/2013, 05:01 pm

Open Road Films and Five Star Feature films on Thursday announced that distribution agreements are in place for the Steve Jobs biopic "jOBS," which will arrive in theaters sometime in April.


Jobs family yacht freed as payment dispute is resolved

12/24/2012, 12:12 pm

A financial dispute with designer Philippe Starck has been resolved and the mega-yacht commissioned by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is now free to leave the dock where it was previously impounded.


Jobs family yacht seized in Amsterdam over 3M euro dispute with designer

12/21/2012, 08:12 am

The mega yacht commissioned by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has reportedly been sequestered by lawyers for designer Philippe Starck in Amsterdam over a payment dispute.


Apple wins patent for first iPhone, designed by Jobs & Ive

12/18/2012, 12:12 pm

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Apple a patent for the design of the first-generation iPhone, released in 2007, and created in part by Steve Jobs and Jony Ive.


Google CEO Larry Page says rivalries with Apple & Amazon hurt users

12/11/2012, 11:12 am

Google Chief Executive Larry Page has lamented the "island-like approach" companies have taken in commercializing the Internet, as services from Google, Apple and Amazon do not integrate well with one another.


Apple wins patents for iPhone & iPad designs by Steve Jobs & Jony Ive

12/04/2012, 12:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday secured ownership of a number of key design-related patents covering the iPhone 4, credited in part to Steve Jobs, as well as the L-shaped MagSafe charging connector, and the iPad with Smart Cover.


'jOBS' biopic to close Sundance Film Festival in January

12/03/2012, 05:12 pm

In an announcement on Monday, the Sundance Film Festival revealed that the jOBS biopic starring Ashton Kutcher will premier on the last day of the event which runs from Jan. 17 to 27, and will take the honor of being the event's closing film.


News Corp's iPad newspaper 'The Daily' shutting down Dec. 15

12/03/2012, 08:12 am

The Daily, a News Corporation publication that debuted on the iPad and was developed in cooperation with Apple, will cease to be on Dec. 15.


Steve Jobs film to consist entirely of scenes before product unveilings

11/15/2012, 01:11 pm

The award winning screenwriter scripting a movie on the life of Steve Jobs has revealed that the entire film will consist of three scenes that will take place before the unveiling of the original Mac, NeXT, and the iPod.


Steve Jobs described as 'real person' in recount of chance meeting

11/10/2012, 07:11 pm

A query posed on popular question-and-answer website Quora revealed an interesting tale of one man's brush with the late Steve Jobs, offering a rare glimpse into the secretive tech mogul's routine private life.


Pixar dedicates main campus building to late CEO Steve Jobs

11/06/2012, 09:11 pm

Pixar, maker of films such as Finding Nemo and the new movie Brave, named the main building on its campus after late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, who helped finance and guide the studio before it became a household name.


Jony Ive expected to replace iOS, OS X textures with clean edges & flat surfaces

11/01/2012, 12:11 pm

Software designed to look like real-life textures, such as linen or felt, is expected to become a thing of the past at Apple now that designer Jony Ive has taken over the user interfaces of iOS and OS X.


Jony Ive's minimalist designs could reshape the future of iOS, OS X

10/30/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook announced a new role for Jonathan Ive, the company's senior vice president of industrial design: taking the lead in directing the design of the company's software, too.


Forstall's firing reportedly met with 'quiet jubilation' at Apple

10/30/2012, 08:10 am

Employees at Apple are said to be extremely satisfied with the ouster of iOS software chief Scott Forstall, who had apparently worn out his welcome at the company.


Steve Jobs' Apple inspired super yacht revealed in Netherlands

10/28/2012, 06:10 pm

"Venus," the Philippe Starck-designed super yacht commissioned by late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, was officially launched in Aalsmeer by Dutch custom ship builder Feadship on Sunday, with Jobs' family on-hand for the unveiling.