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Topic: Steve Jobs

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Apple's Steve Jobs slams Google, RIM, rival tablet makers

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

In a surprise appearance during the company's quarterly earnings call, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs hailed the success of the iPhone and Pod while painting a bleak outlook for RIM's Blackberry smartphones, Google's fragmented Android smartphone platform, and the coming trickle of 7inch tablets.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2010 conference call

10/18/2010, 05:10 pm

Apple on Monday reported another record quarter, achieving $4.46 billion in profit thanks in part to a whopping 14.1 million iPhones sold. Following the news, Apple executives conducted a financial conference call with analysts and the press, and notes of interest follow.


Steve Jobs invites Facebook's Zuckerberg to talk Ping over dinner

10/16/2010, 01:10 am

After having balked at social networking site Facebook's "onerous" terms for Apple's Ping social music service, Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs may now be ready to work with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with a new report claiming that the two recently met for dinner to discuss Ping.


Sculley: It was a "big mistake" I was ever hired as Apple's CEO

10/14/2010, 12:10 pm

Former Apple CEO John Sculley, famous for helping force Steve Jobs from the company he co-founded in 1985, admitted in an interview that his hiring as CEO was a "big mistake" and that Jobs should have been given the job instead.


Bloomberg to profile Steve Jobs in one-hour TV special this Thursday

10/12/2010, 12:10 pm

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs will be the subject of a TV special that will air on Bloomberg television this week, tracing the Silicon Valley superstar from his days as a college dropout through his leadership role in the most remarkable turnaround in corporate history.


Apple's Steve Jobs commemorates signing of Calif. organ donor bill

10/07/2010, 03:10 pm

California Gov. Arnold Scwharzenegger signed into law this week a new organ donor registry, and one of its biggest proponents -- Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs -- was on hand for the event.


Forbes lists Steve Jobs as 42nd richest American

09/23/2010, 01:09 am

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs, with a net worth $6.1 billion, came in 42nd place on Forbes' annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.


Apple debunks bogus story of Steve Jobs' throwing star troubles [u]

09/14/2010, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday officially debunked a story from a Japanese tabloid that claimed Steve Jobs was stopped in an airport after he attempted to bring Ninja throwing stars onto a plane.


Former HP exec Mark Hurd hired as Oracle co-president

09/06/2010, 11:09 pm

Mark Hurd, whose departure from HP had been compared to Steve Jobs' exit from Apple in 1985, is headed to Oracle where he will serve as co-president and join the board of directors.