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Topic: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs resignation letter mocks idea that board had no succession plan

08/24/2011, 07:08 pm

In a public letter to Apple's board resigning as chief executive, Steve Jobs wrote "I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple," a barb that appears to mock the notion that Apple had no plans in place to account for his departure.


Though on leave since January, Steve Jobs stayed visible at Apple

08/24/2011, 07:08 pm

Despite relinquishing his day-to-day duties at Apple back in January, Steve Jobs has remained a major force at Apple in 2011, introducing key products and negotiating blockbuster deals.


Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO, Tim Cook takes over

08/24/2011, 06:08 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs announced on Wednesday that he is no longer fit to serve as the company's chief executive officer, officially resigning from the position, which has been filled by Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook.


Apple CEO Steve Jobs has met personally with mega-carrier China Mobile

08/18/2011, 11:08 am

As Apple looks to ink an iPhone deal with China Mobile, the largest mobile provider in the world, a new report reveals that company co-founder Steve Jobs has met personally with executives from the carrier on a number of occasions.


Biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs to arrive in November [u]

08/15/2011, 09:08 pm

The authorized biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is reportedly set to arrive on Nov. 21, 2011, ahead of its original release date of early 2012 [updated with full book jacket image].


WSJ: Apple board members have informally explored CEO succession options

07/19/2011, 04:07 pm

Members of Apple's executive board have reportedly discussed succession plans with outside consultants in the event that Steve Jobs can no longer run the company, though Jobs himself has characterized details in a new report from The Wall Street Journal as "hogwash."


Authorized Steve Jobs biography gets 'more elegant' title

07/05/2011, 10:07 pm

Dissatisfied with the working title of his authorized biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, author Walter Isaacson has decided to follow the design philosophy of his subject and go with a "simpler and more elegant" title.


Facebook's Zuckerberg modeled early management style after Steve Jobs

06/25/2011, 10:06 pm

According to one of Facebook's early employees, founder Mark Zuckerberg admired Apple CEO Steve Jobs and modeled his early management style after Jobs' "aggressive" style.


'CNBC Titans' biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs airs Thursday night

06/22/2011, 02:06 pm

The season premiere of "CNBC Titans" will kick off this Thursday at 9 p.m. when the program offers an unauthorized look at Apple's iconic chief executive, Steve Jobs.


Neighboring cities amenable to Apple's proposed Cupertino mega-campus

06/19/2011, 11:06 pm

The initial response from neighboring mayors toward Apple's unveiling of plans for a massive new campus in Cupertino, Calif., has been positive, despite a history of "border wars" between cities.


Photos show major renovations in progress at Apple's Fifth Ave store

06/16/2011, 03:06 pm

This week, Apple began construction to replace the iconic 32-foot glass cube at its heavily trafficked retail store on Fifth Avenue, and AppleInsider offers a first look at the work in progress.


Secret retail documents show Apple's 'intensive control,' meticulous planning

06/15/2011, 09:06 am

A new look at secret documents and details related to Apple's highly successful retail operations reveals inside information on the employee interview process, pay rates, training and store rules.


Steve Jobs comic book biography coming in August

06/13/2011, 09:06 pm

A comic book biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs is headed to stores in August.


Cupertino mayor certain Apple's 'spaceship' campus will be approved

06/10/2011, 01:06 pm

Following a public presentation by Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs of his company's new proposed corporate campus in Cupertino, Calif., the city's mayor has said there is "no chance" the city council will not approve the structure.


Apple planning massive 12,000 employee 'spaceship' campus in Cupertino

06/08/2011, 03:06 am

The day after giving a keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple CEO Steve Jobs presented the company's plans for a second campus in Cupertino, Calif., which would feature a round building that would hold 12,000 Apple employees, to the city council.


Apple's WWDC 2011 keynote video stream now available

06/06/2011, 05:06 pm

Monday's keynote event at the 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference, including the unveiling of iOS 5 and iCloud and a closer look at Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, is now available online.


Apple's free iCloud will automatically sync data from Macs, PCs, iOS devices

06/06/2011, 02:06 pm

Apple finally showed off its long-awaited iCloud service on Monday, portraying it as a service that stores content, wirelessly pushes it to devices, and integrates with applications -- all at no cost to users.


WWDC attendees line up overnight for first glimpse at Apple's iOS 5, Lion, iCloud

06/06/2011, 08:06 am

Little is known and anticipation is high before Monday's keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference from Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs, prompting conference attendees to wait in line overnight for the anticipated event.


Amazon begins pre-orders for authorized Steve Jobs biography

06/05/2011, 11:06 pm

Online retailer Amazon has begun taking pre-orders for "iSteve: The Book of Jobs," the authorized biography of Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs, with a tentative March 2012 release date.


iCloud preannouncement leads Wall Street to expect big things from Apple at WWDC

06/01/2011, 08:06 am

After Apple tipped its hand on Tuesday and revealed it will unveil its new iCloud service next week, Wall Street analysts believe the company has set the stage for a strong software-focused Worldwide Developers Conference keynote.