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Topic: Steve Jobs

Survey finds consumers believe Apple is bigger than its CEO, Steve Jobs

02/23/2011, 06:02 am

If Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs were to leave Apple, it would not have a material impact on customers' buying intentions, a new survey has found.

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Apple cofounded effort to design and build $2 billion New Stanford Hospital

02/21/2011, 09:02 pm

This month, Apple joined eBay, HP, Intel, Intuit and Oracle in an "unprecedented" joint philanthropic effort to help Stanford Medical Center build a new $2 billion hospital, designed to use the latest technology available in ways mirroring the innovation of Silicon Valley tech companies.

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Apple to celebrate Steve Jobs' birthday with release of new MacBookPros

02/21/2011, 06:02 pm

Bundled packages of MacBook Pros reportedly being delivered to resellers and Apple Stores are set to be unwrapped for Steve Jobs' birthday, AppleInsider can confirm.

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs photographed at dinner with President Obama

02/18/2011, 11:02 am

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs sat directly beside President Barack Obama at a special dinner featuring some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley on this week.

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Steve Jobs reported in attendance in meeting with Obama

02/18/2011, 12:02 am

Despite being on medical leave, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs attended the meeting with President Obama he was invited to as Silicon Valley leader.

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Apple's Steve Jobs to meet with President Obama on Thursday

02/16/2011, 11:02 pm

Apple CEO Steve Jobs will reportedly join Google chief executive Eric Schmidt and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in a meeting with US President Barack Obama in San Francisco on Thursday.

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Apple's Steve Jobs reportedly seen at California's Stanford Cancer Center

02/16/2011, 07:02 pm

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs was apparently spotted recently at the Stanford Cancer Center in California, and photos are reportedly set to be published in the next issue of a major American tabloid.

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Apple lobbies for offshore tax holiday to bring cash to US

02/16/2011, 04:02 pm

Apple has joined a consortium of companies including Cisco, Duke Energy, Oracle, and Pfizer to lobby the US government for a tax holiday that would allow corporations to bring home an estimated $1 trillion now parked in overseas accounts.

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iPad overheating lawsuit dismissed as Jobs' controversial mansion is razed

02/16/2011, 02:02 am

A lawsuit accusing Apple of falsely advertising the iPad has been dismissed due to lack of specificity, while CEO Steve Jobs has finally succeeded in having the historic Jackling mansion torn down, ending a decade-long personal struggle.

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Steve Jobs prioritizing Apple's next-gen iPad, iPhone on medical leave

02/10/2011, 10:02 pm

While on medical leave for undisclosed health issues, Apple CEO Steve Jobs continues to work from home, remaining especially involved in work on the second-generation iPad and the next version of the iPhone, according to a new report.

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Apple working on smaller, $200 contract-free iPhone to combat Android - report

02/10/2011, 04:02 pm

Apple is working on a new design and form factor for the iPhone that would allow for a less expensive, contract-free model to take on the competing Google Android platform and bypass wireless carrier contracts, according to Bloomberg.

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iTunes tops movies; $10M in fake iPhones, iPods seized; Jobs' mansion nears demolition

02/08/2011, 01:02 am

Sales figures for 2010 show that Apple's iTunes Movie Store remained on top with 64.5 percent market share among competing Internet video services in the US. Also, more than $10 million worth of counterfeit iPhones, iPods and other items have been seized by the Los Angeles Port Police. Finally, officials say the physical permit allowing Apple CEO Steve Jobs to raze the controversial Jackling mansion will be issued soon.

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35% of companies, including Apple, have a CEO succession plan

02/07/2011, 08:02 am

While investors attempt to strongarm Apple's board of directors into publicizing their CEO succession plan, a recent survey found that just 35 percent of companies have drafted such a plan.

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Apple tablet stylus patent filed years before iPad debut may boost education sales

02/04/2011, 10:02 pm

Despite Apple having disparaged the use of a stylus for touchscreens, the iPad maker's investigation of a capacitive touch-compatible stylus could play a part in the company's strategy to increase sales of its tablet device to students and schools.

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Investor advisory firm calls for Apple to disclose CEO succession plan

02/03/2011, 04:02 pm

Concerns over the health of Apple Chief Executive Steve jobs has prompted Institutional Shareholder Services to support a shareholder proposal to require Apple to disclose a CEO succession plan.

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Verizon iPhone Qualcomm baseband, Netgear CEO apologizes, Apple hiring more LTE engineers

02/01/2011, 01:02 am

With Monday's release of iOS 4.2.6 for the Verizon CDMA iPhone, one hacker claims to have confirmation that Apple went with Qualcomm for the CDMA baseband. Also, Netgear CEO Patrick Lo has apologized for comments he made about Steve Jobs, and Apple job listings reveal that the iPhone maker continues to look for engineers with LTE experience, possibly in preparation for a 4G LTE iPhone.

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Netgear CEO rails on Apple's Steve Jobs, praises Android

01/31/2011, 07:01 am

Netgear chairman and CEO Patrick Lo went on a rant Monday against Apple and its CEO Steve Jobs, criticizing Jobs' "ego" and Apple's "closed" business model.

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Netflix says Apple TVs streaming more of its movies than iPads

01/26/2011, 05:01 pm

Within Netflix earnings release, the company noted that Apple TV's support for its Watch Instantly video streaming has already passed up iPad users in viewing hours.

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After pullback, even 'value' investors should eye Apple stock - report

01/24/2011, 11:01 am

Concerns about the health of Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs have caused the company's stock to take a hit, even as it reported record earnings last week. The news has left Apple's stock vastly undervalued, according to one Wall Street analyst, who has a price target of $550.

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Apple's Tim Cook profiled as "most powerful gay man in Silicon Valley"

01/20/2011, 11:01 pm

Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs has left operations chief Tim Cook in command during extended periods of medical leave three times now, indicating confidence in a man who has been described as Jobs' heir apparent for years.

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