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Topic: Steve Jobs

Tim Cook's crucial role at Apple extends well beyond his 5 years as CEO

08/24/2016, 10:08 am

Though Wednesday marks the five-year anniversary of Tim Cook officially taking reins at Apple, he actually oversaw the company's day-to-day operations well before he was named CEO, and during some of its most difficult days.

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International Photography Hall of Fame adds Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

08/19/2016, 02:08 pm

The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum -- based in St. Louis, Missouri -- on Friday announced the posthumous induction of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, citing the iPhone's contributions to the photo world.

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Musical chronicling Steve Jobs-Bill Gates rivalry cancels Broadway production

03/08/2016, 07:03 pm

Originally set to debut in April, "Nerds," a musical adaptation of the epic rivalry between tech titans Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, has canceled its scheduled Broadway run.

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Calligrapher monk Robert Palladino, who inspired Mac typography, dies at 83

03/04/2016, 10:03 pm

Rev. Robert Palladino, whose work as a master calligrapher influenced a young Steve Jobs and subsequently the typography of Apple's first Mac computers, died on Friday at the age of 83.

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Off-Broadway musical 'The Crazy Ones' set to bring story of Steve Jobs to the stage

03/03/2016, 12:03 pm

A musical opening in New York City later this month, The Crazy Ones, will revolve around Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in some of earliest years at the company, including his internal and external conflicts.

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On Steve Jobs's birthday, don't forget those who made his story possible

02/24/2016, 11:02 am

It's easy to forget that the empires built by Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and their peers were raised on foundations laid more than a century ago. On the day Apple's co-founder would have turned 61, let's take a moment to appreciate the pioneers who came before.

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Broadway musical to tell story of epic rivalry between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates

01/14/2016, 05:01 pm

The famous rivalry between tech titans Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, whose companies Apple and Microsoft together shaped the modern computing world, is the focus of an upcoming Broadway musical comedy called "Nerds," set to open in April.

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Fassbender, Winslet earn Oscar nods for roles in Steve Jobs film

01/14/2016, 10:01 am

Awards season continues to be kind to the stars of Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bestowed one nomination apiece on Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet for their roles in the film.

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Aaron Sorkin & Kate Winslet pick up Golden Globes for roles in Steve Jobs biopic

01/11/2016, 09:01 am

The Danny Boyle biopic Steve Jobs picked up two awards during the Golden Globes on Sunday, including Best Screenplay for Aaron Sorkin, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Kate Winslet.

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CNN to air Alex Gibney's 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' this Sunday

12/29/2015, 01:12 pm

CNN has launched a microsite advertising its upcoming broadcast of "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine," the controversial Alex Gibney documentary about Apple's iconic co-founder.

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Prague's unofficial 'Apple Museum' boasts rare items among 472 exhibits

12/28/2015, 12:12 pm

Prague's newly opened "Apple Museum" claims to be the largest private exhibition of its kind, featuring rare items like the Macintosh TV, Steve Jobs business cards from NeXT and Pixar, and an Apple Lisa.

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Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic set for Feb. 2 digital release, later on Blu-ray & DVD

12/16/2015, 03:12 pm

Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic will first come to home screens via a digital release from Universal Pictures on Feb. 2, with Blu-ray and DVD versions shipping on Feb. 16.

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Banksy mural in France uses Apple's Steve Jobs to make statement about Syrian refugees

12/11/2015, 11:12 am

International street artist Banksy has been credited with a new mural at the "Jungle" refugee camp in the coastal city of Calais, France, drawing attention to the fact that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs had Syrian roots.

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Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet & Aaron Sorkin pick up Golden Globe nominations for 'Steve Jobs'

12/10/2015, 03:12 pm

Three of the key players in Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic -- actors Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet, along with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin -- were officially selected as nominees for this year's Golden Globes on Thursday.

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Universal drops Steve Jobs movie from thousands of theaters after poor box office results

11/09/2015, 10:11 am

Tepid interest from moviegoers has led Universal to pull the Danny Boyle-helmed film chronicling the life of Apple's late cofounder from more than 2,000 theaters, leaving the picture on only a few hundred domestic screens.

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Steve Jobs considered an 'Apple Car' in 2008, iPod creator remembers

11/04/2015, 09:11 am

The idea of a so-called 'Apple Car' has been gestating within the company for some time, as former iPod chief and Nest CEO Tony Fadell revealed that Steve Jobs toyed with the idea back in 2008.

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Steve Jobs promoted opportunities for women at Apple, NeXT

11/03/2015, 03:11 pm

A panel involving several women who worked at Apple and NeXT in the early days of personal computing recently discussed Steve Jobs' relentless drive to build new products, particularly noting how treated women as equally capable to achieve greatness.

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Aaron Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' flops at the box office

10/25/2015, 09:10 pm

"Steve Jobs," the dramatic, fictionalized depiction of Apple's cofounder written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender, has flopped on its national release, bringing in just $7.3 million for a film that cost $30 million to make.

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Separating fact from fiction in Aaron Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' film

10/25/2015, 08:10 pm

Aaron Sorkin's big screen retelling of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography is engaging, entertaining and comes highly recommended, but I am concerned audiences will think what they see on screen is factually accurate. It's not.

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Steve Jobs movie nets highest per-theater average of 2015 on opening weekend

10/12/2015, 09:10 am

In a limited run this weekend at just four theaters in New York City and Los Angeles, Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic managed to smash per-theater averages for any movie released in 2015 so far.

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