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Topic: Steve Jobs

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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Apple partners with Unisys to reach enterprise, government clients

10/25/2010, 04:10 pm

Apple has contracted with Unisys Corp to help it sell the Mac, iPhone and iPad to corporations and US government agencies outside of the company's core markets in education and consumers.

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President Obama meets Steve Jobs to discuss economy, technology [u]

10/21/2010, 07:10 pm

U.S. President Barack Obama and Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs are scheduled to meet Thursday to talk about economy and technology issues.

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RIM: Problems with 7-inch tablets only exist in Apple's 'distortion field'

10/19/2010, 05:10 pm

Responding to Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs' claims that a touchscreen tablet with a 7-inch screen is too small to use, a co-CEO of Research in Motion said the comments do not apply to users "who live outside of Apple's distortion field."

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Steve Jobs: Apple will use $51B for big moves, not 'stupid' ones

10/19/2010, 04:10 pm

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs hinted this week that his company is eyeing a few major acquisitions with its massive $51 billion in cash, with just "one or more" deals possible in the near future, rather than a spending spree.

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Online ad revenue from Apple's iPad grows 316% in Q3 - report

10/19/2010, 02:10 pm

Advertising revenue generated from iPad users increased 316 percent in the third quarter of calendar 2010, as the number of advertisers also grew by 94 percent.

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Google VP, TweetDeck CEO refute comments from Apple's Steve Jobs

10/19/2010, 10:10 am

After Apple co-founder Steve Jobs made a surprise appearance on his company's quarterly earnings call to make statements about Google's Android mobile platform, executives from Google and TweetDeck took to the Web to rebuff his statements.

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Steve Jobs squashes rumors of smaller, 7-inch iPad from Apple

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs on Monday took pause during his company's fourth quarter conference call to extinguish rumors that the company is working on a smaller iPad based around a 7-inch screen.

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Apple sells 250,000 $99 Apple TVs in first six weeks

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs on Monday partook in the company's fourth quarter earnings call and broke out a data point that the company usually keeps close to its chest: Apple TV sales numbers.

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