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Topic: Steve Jobs

Ouster of HP CEO compared to when 'idiots' at Apple fired Steve Jobs

08/10/2010, 08:08 am

Oracle Chief Executive Larry Ellison this week compared the ouster of HP CEO Mark Hurd to when Steve Jobs was run out of the company he founded -- Apple -- in the 1980s by "idiots" on the board of directors.

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Papermaster's Apple exit a result of falling out with Steve Jobs

08/09/2010, 08:08 am

Mark Papermaster's departure from Apple is said to be a result of "cultural incompatibility" and losing the trust of Chief Executive Steve Jobs, and not solely a result of the iPhone 4 "antennagate."

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iOS 4.1 beta supports for mobile-free FaceTime via email

08/06/2010, 04:08 pm

New support in the developer beta 3 release of iOS 4.1 allows users to make FaceTime video calls without needing a phone number or mobile service, strengthening the case for FaceTime support on iPod touch, iPad and Macs.

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Take a number: Steve Jobs turned away from busy San Fran pizzeria

08/05/2010, 10:08 am

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs, one of the richest people on the planet, couldn't get a table at a popular Italian restaurant in San Francisco, Calif. last week, as the billionaire didn't have a reservation.

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Stanford School of Medicine equipping students with Apple's iPad

07/30/2010, 05:07 pm

The School of Medicine at Stanford University has adopted Apple's iPad, providing the device to all incoming first year medical students and Master of Medicine students.

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Apple shows continued interest in an ad-supported operating system

07/22/2010, 08:07 am

Apple could be creating an operating system supported by advertisements, allowing users to obtain the software at a reduced price, or for free, in exchange for being required to view ads.

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Apple appoints new Senior VP of Operations to address product quality

07/21/2010, 08:07 pm

Apple has appointed a new Senior Vice President of Operations dedicated to ensuring that Apple products meet "the highest standards of quality, "AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple executives dodge data center, FaceTime questions in earnings call

07/20/2010, 08:07 pm

As usual, Apple's executives kept close to a carefully prepared script on the company's stellar financial results, being careful not to reveal too much about the company's future plans, including its data center cloud services and broader open support for FaceTime video calling.

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Apple donates MacPaint, QuickDraw source to Computer History Museum

07/20/2010, 03:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday released the source code for MacPaint and QuickDraw, two important pieces of programming from the early days of Apple, to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif.

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Apple engineer warned Steve Jobs about iPhone 4 reception last year

07/15/2010, 10:07 am

An Apple engineer warned the company's executives last year that the design of the iPhone 4 could lead to reception problems, and a carrier partner also expressed concern about its external antenna before the June launch, according to a new report.

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Blu-ray chairman disagrees with Apple chief's assessment of format

07/12/2010, 07:07 pm

The Blu-ray Disc Association chairman said this week that adoption of the high-definition disc format is on par with that of DVD, countering an argument from Apple chief executive Steve Jobs that the format is a fad whose days are numbered.

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Google founder accuses Apple's Steve Jobs of 'rewriting history'

07/09/2010, 12:07 pm

Larry Page, one of the founders of Google, said this week that Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs has been "rewriting history" in making claims that the search giant was responsible for the tension between the two companies.

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Fortune names Apple's Steve Jobs, Jony Ive smartest in tech

07/09/2010, 10:07 am

Fortune magazine has compiled a list of what it believes are the smartest people in the technology industry, and topping the list of CEOs is Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, while designer Jony Ive was named smartest designer.

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Former employees shed light on Apple's internal corporate culture

07/07/2010, 02:07 pm

Former workers of Apple have offered a peek inside the company's secretive corporate culture, with a glimpse at employee mentality, security, and the difference between a project in which Steve Jobs is involved, and one without the chief executive's interest.

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Report sheds doubt on recent rumors of imminent iTunes Cloud

07/05/2010, 06:07 pm

Widely syndicated rumors that Apple would soon be adding wireless streaming, cloud sync, and wireless device sync to iTunes have been called into question by a new report indicating that the company is still working to negotiate licensing agreements with the studios and labels.

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Apple says Steve Jobs emails on iPhone 4 reception were faked

07/01/2010, 09:07 pm

A top Apple spokesperson has emphatically denied that Steve Jobs was the author of a series of comments in an email exchange regarding iPhone 4 reception.

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Exclusive conversations with Steve Jobs up for sale

07/01/2010, 03:07 pm

A Virginia man who apparently posted a YouTube video demonstrating his ability to block signal on an iPhone 4 reported was contacted by Apple, resulting in an email exchange that was later shopped around to the tech media as a paid story.

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iPhone 4 HSUPA support speeds 3G uploads by 10x

06/25/2010, 03:06 am

In addition to its oddly secret 512MB of RAM, iPhone 4 also packs another important feature Steve Jobs gave only brief mention of during his introductory keynote at WWDC: support for High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA).

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Apple posts WWDC session videos to iTunes U (u)

06/17/2010, 06:06 pm

Apple has made more than 100 individual sessions filmed at its Worldwide Developers Conference available to developers via iTunes U, for free.

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Pulse iPad app praised by Steve Jobs, later pulled from App Store [u]

06/08/2010, 03:06 pm

Monday morning, Steve Jobs was highlighting the Pulse reader application for iPad during his WWDC 2010 keynote, but that afternoon a complaint from The New York Times prompted Apple to pull the software from the App Store [update: now available again].

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