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Topic: Steve Jobs

Apple's founding contract expected to bring $150,000 at auction

11/28/2011, 05:11 pm

The signed contract that established what would become the world's most valuable tech company is one of the highlights of an upcoming auction, and is estimated to sell for at least $100,000.


Steve Jobs' wife to manage $4.6 billion trust of Disney shares

11/23/2011, 08:11 pm

Laurene Powell, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, will manage a $4.6 billion trust containing the 138 million shares of the Walt Disney Co. that Jobs acquired when he sold Pixar in 2006.


USPTO exhibit shows Jobs' cultural influence through patents, trademarks

11/23/2011, 05:11 pm

The USPTO has built an exhibit highlighting the many patents and trademarks of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, showcasing the tremendous influence the tech guru had on the industry and the world.


'Social Network' scribe 'strongly considering' Steve Jobs movie

11/23/2011, 10:11 am

Aaron Sorkin, an Oscar-winning screenwriter for his work on The Social Network, has said he is "strongly considering" writing a movie based on the life of Steve Jobs.


New e-book recounts Steve Jobs e-mails to Apple customers

11/22/2011, 03:11 pm

Long known for engaging in personal correspondence with customers, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and his concise e-mails are the subject of a new e-book.


UK's chief rabbi meant no criticism of Steve Jobs, uses iPad & iPhone daily

11/21/2011, 01:11 pm

The chief rabbi of the United Kingdom has clarified his earlier comments about Apple and Steve Jobs, noting that while consumerism can be dangerous, products like the iPhone do offer true benefits.


UK's chief rabbi blames Apple for 'egocentric culture' [u]

11/20/2011, 11:11 pm

Lord Sacks, the Chief Rabbi in the U.K., has blamed Apple for creating a consumer society, comparing the iPad touchscreen tablet to a modern-day version of Moses' stone tablets that bore the Ten Commandments [updated].


Apple VP shares four keys to company's success

11/19/2011, 01:11 am

Drawing from 20 years of experience at Apple, Greg Joswiak, the company's vice president of worldwide iOS product marketing, has explained four keys to the company's success: focus, simplicity, courage and a commitment to being the best.


Steve Jobs wanted Apple to reinvent TVs, textbooks & photography

11/18/2011, 01:11 pm

A new interview with the biographer of Steve Jobs reveals that before he died, the Apple co-founder had three things he wanted to reinvent: the television, textbooks and photography.


George Clooney, Noah Wyle battling to play Steve Jobs in biopic

11/18/2011, 12:11 pm

As Hollywood rushes to make a film on the life of Steve Jobs, two prominent actors -- George Clooney and Noah Wyle -- are both rumored to be in contention for the lead role.


Enterprise adopting Apple products as company becomes 'easier to work with'

11/16/2011, 11:11 am

Apple's recent success in the enterprise comes as the company has worked to cater to businesses' needs, and also as Chief Executive Tim Cook has shown a friendlier side than companies were used to with Steve Jobs.


Steve Jobs' 'Lost Interview:' Design is keeping 5,000 things in your brain

11/15/2011, 11:11 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs viewed designing a product as the process of "keeping 5,000 things together in your brain" and getting them to fit together, according to an excerpt from the forthcoming screening of "Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview."


Former Google head chef recalls 'humble,' fashionably late Steve Jobs

11/15/2011, 05:11 pm

Google's first head chef this week offered a rare glimpse into the personal life of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, recalling that frequent visits to his restaurant showed the tech guru was a humble, if not fashionably late, individual.


Steve Jobs wanted Apple to build own cell network for first iPhone

11/15/2011, 04:11 pm

Before launching the first iPhone, late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wanted to replace established mobile carriers by creating a proprietary network specifically for the handset by leveraging an unused license-free spectrum band.


Apple interest in Intel switch led to purchase of NeXT, return of Steve Jobs

11/13/2011, 10:11 pm

Apple's initial unsuccessful attempt to build a modern operating system in preparation for the switch to Intel processors led to the company's realization that it needed to purchase NeXT, a move that led to Steve Jobs' return to the company he co-founded.


Steve Jobs could be first posthumously-named Person of the Year

11/09/2011, 06:11 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was nominated to be Time magazine's Person of the Year, and if selected could could become the first person to be posthumously awarded the distinction.


Facebook's Zuckerberg says he was coached by Steve Jobs

11/07/2011, 06:11 pm

Social networking guru Mark Zuckerberg says that Steve Jobs coached him on building Facebook, from company focus to choosing the right management team.


'Lost' 70-minute interview with Steve Jobs coming to select theaters in November

11/05/2011, 02:11 am

A 70-minute interview from 1995 featuring the late Steve Jobs and the journalist Robert Cringely was presumed lost, but has since reappeared, and will be shown as a limited theatrical release in November.


Steve Jobs' $450 eyeglasses a hot seller following death

11/04/2011, 08:11 pm

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' trademark glasses, which cost roughly $450, have seen a dramatic spike in sales since his passing.


Game makers say Apple, Steve Jobs have most influence on industry

11/04/2011, 09:11 am

A new survey of people working in the gaming world has found that Steve Jobs is the most influential person in the industry, and that insiders believe the iPhone is shaping the future of videogames.