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Topic: Steve Jobs

Obama calls Steve Jobs' success prime example of American wealth

12/23/2010, 12:12 am

During a speech Wednesday, U.S. President Barack Obama referred to Apple CEO Steve Jobs as an example of the "American dream" and one whose wealth should be celebrated.

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Apple legal not amused by Steve Jobs figurine, halts $1,125 eBay sale

12/21/2010, 06:12 pm

Apple's legal team has taken apparently interest in sales of Steve Jobs figurines on eBay, canceling one listing that went to the highest bidder for $1,125.

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Apple positions iAd Producer as Adobe Flash alternative

12/20/2010, 06:12 pm

Apple has released iAd Producer, a new tool for designing interactive "rich media ads" using web standards for distribution through its iAd network within iOS apps, in a direct blow to Adobe's Flash developer tools, the current standard among many web and mobile ad designers.

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Controversial Steve Jobs figurine appears to sell for $2,500 on eBay

12/18/2010, 12:12 am

After a law firm representing Apple blocked the producer of a lifelike action figure of Apple CEO Steve Jobs from selling it, the figure has apparently sold for $2,500 on eBay.

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News Corp's 'Daily' for Apple iPad expected to arrive Jan. 17

12/17/2010, 03:12 pm

News Corporation's tablet-only publication for Apple's iPad, known as the Daily, is set to launch in one month, on Jan. 17

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Facebook's Zuckerberg beats Apple's Steve Jobs as Time Person of the Year

12/15/2010, 03:12 pm

Time magazine this week unveiled its annual "Person of the Year," with the distinction being granted to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Apple's Steve Jobs came up short, but was named one of the magazine's "People Who Mattered."

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Apple owes Steve Jobs some money: $37.91

12/09/2010, 03:12 am

Steve Jobs has some unclaimed property, ranging from unclaimed wages at Apple to shares of IBM and Time Warner as well as unclaimed annuity and insurance checks.

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Apple's Steve Jobs named MarketWatch 'CEO of the Decade'

12/08/2010, 09:12 am

Calling him the "rock star of corporate America," Steve Jobs was named "CEO of the Decade" by MarketWatch for his tremendous success as Apple's chief executive.

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Apple co-founder offered first computer design to HP 5 times

12/06/2010, 10:12 pm

During a guided tour of a newly renovated computer museum, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak highlighted the fact that he had offered his original design for the Apple I personal computer to his former employer, HP, 5 times, but was turned down each time.

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Apple nabs HP's former 98 acre campus in Cupertino

11/25/2010, 01:11 pm

Apple has greatly expanded its Cupertino, California land holdings with the purchase of a 98 acre campus vacated by HP earlier this summer. The spot is adjacent to land Apple bought in 2006.

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Apple I computer sells for $174K at London auction

11/23/2010, 07:11 pm

A rare example of Apple's first computer, the Apple I, in "superb" condition sold for $174,000 at an auction in London on Tuesday.

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Apple hiring members of rival RIM's enterprise sales team

11/23/2010, 05:11 pm

Apple's efforts to muscle its way into the corporate market with iPhones and iPads is getting an infusion of talent from Research In Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, with at least five employees making the switch in the last year and a half.

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Auction of Apple's first computer expected to top $160k

11/11/2010, 10:11 pm

A rare piece of Apple history will go on sale later this month when Christie's auctions Apple's first product, the Apple I personal computer, for an estimated $160,000-$240,000 on Nov. 23.

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Steve Jobs calls frustrated developer after Apple rejects iPad app

11/11/2010, 09:11 am

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs recently made a personal phone call to an iOS developer, after his application was rejected from the App Store for using a private application programming interface.

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Apple board member Bill Campbell cut ties to Google over rivalry

11/08/2010, 09:11 pm

Apple Board of Director member and Intuit Chairman Bill Campbell revealed in an interview that increased competition between Apple and Google forced him to choose between the two companies, eventually causing him to sever his ties to Google.

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Alleged Steve Jobs e-mail says 'hardly anyone' was buying Apple's Xserves

11/08/2010, 10:11 am

When pressed by a user on Apple's recent decision to cancel its Xserve line of rackmounted servers, Chief Executive Steve Jobs allegedly revealed that "hardly anyone" was buying the hardware.

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Bank of America, Citigroup testing iPhone to replace BlackBerry [u]

11/05/2010, 05:11 pm

Two of America's largest banks are actively testing Apple's iPhone as a replacement of their existing RIM BlackBerry devices for corporate email.

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Dropping Adobe Flash boosts Apple's MacBook Air battery life by 2 hours

11/04/2010, 05:11 pm

Apple has stopped bundling Adobe Flash on new Macs, ostensibly so users could obtain the latest, secure version themselves, but vastly increased battery life seems to be another leading reason.

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Steve Jobs: iTunes LP, Extra coming to iOS Apple TV

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

After its transition into an iOS device, Apple TV lost the ability to display iTunes LP and Extras, but support is on the way according to an email attributed to Apple's chief executive.

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Google founders wanted to hire Steve Jobs as company's first CEO

10/29/2010, 08:10 pm

Google cofounders Larry Page and Sergey Brin considered hiring Apple CEO Steve Jobs as the company's first CEO, according to a new documentary.

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