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Topic: Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs played FDR in internal Apple corporate video

05/02/2012, 05:05 pm

A WWII-themed corporate video from 1984 features a cameo from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs playing the role of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he leads Apple troops against the "blue blob" IBM.

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Steve Jobs' liver transplant helped inspire Facebook organ donor program

05/02/2012, 09:05 am

A liver transplant that extended the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs by years helped to inspire a new organ donor program on the social networking site Facebook.

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Broadway star in talks to play Steve Wozniak in indie Steve Jobs biopic

04/27/2012, 02:04 am

Josh Gad, the star of the Broadway musical "Book of Mormon," is in talks for a role as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in an independent biopic about Steve Jobs and Apple, according to a new report.

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Apple looking to patent design of huge glass cylinder at Shanghai store

04/19/2012, 08:04 am

Apple has filed a patent application seeking ownership of the design of the massive, elaborate glass cylinder that serves as the entrance to its megastore in Shanghai, China.

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Found Steve Jobs interviews show 'pivotal' growth during years away from Apple

04/18/2012, 01:04 am

A technology journalist has uncovered hours of previously-unreleased recordings of audio interviews with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that collectively show how the growth he experienced during his so-called "wilderness years" at NeXT and Pixar prepared him for success later in life.

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Designer Philippe Starck confirms 'revolutionary' project is Jobs family yacht

04/17/2012, 02:04 am

After reports that renowned French designer Philippe Starck was working on a "revolutionary project" with Apple set off a round of speculation, the designer has confirmed that the project actually relates to a yacht for the family of the late Steve Jobs.

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Indie biopic about Steve Jobs to begin filming in May in hopes of Q4 release

04/15/2012, 12:04 pm

The independent film about the late Steve Jobs and the early years of Apple is scheduled to begin filming next month as it prepares for a fourth-quarter 2012 release, according to the movie's producer.

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Brazilian city with Foxconn iPhone, iPad plant names street after Steve Jobs

04/12/2012, 09:04 pm

The city of Jundiaí in Brazil has changed the name of one of its streets to "Avenida Steve Jobs," offering a tribute to the late Apple co-founder not far from a Foxconn plant believed to be producing iPhones and iPads.

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Biographer says Steve Jobs was legitimately infuriated by Android

04/05/2012, 11:04 am

Biographer Walter Isaacson has disputed Google CEO Larry Page's assertion that Steve Jobs only said disparaging remarks about its Android mobile operating system to rally his own employees.

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Google's Larry Page thinks Steve Jobs's hatred of Android was 'for show'

04/04/2012, 04:04 pm

Google co-founder and Chief Executive Larry Page doesn't think Steve Jobs was really that upset by the Android platform. Instead, he feels Jobs demonstrated ire "for show" to rally his employees at Apple.

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Kutcher thinks Steve Jobs role was meant for him, film script called 'award worthy'

04/03/2012, 06:04 pm

Ashton Kutcher's starring role in a new, independent movie based on the early years of the career of Steve Jobs is said to be based on an "award-worthy" script that Kutcher is determined to help turn into a breakthrough dramatic performance.

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Ashton Kutcher reportedly cast as Steve Jobs for indie biopic

04/01/2012, 10:04 pm

Actor Ashton Kutcher has been cast to play late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in an independent film about his growth from "wayward hippie" to entrepreneur, according to a new report.

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Apple and Samsung have 'communicated lately' about patent suit settlements

03/29/2012, 10:03 am

Despite late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's vow to go "thermonuclear war" on devices running Google's Android operating system, Apple and Samsung have recently had discussions about potentially settling their ongoing legal disputes.

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Apple's Steve Jobs wasn't a fan of the name 'Siri'

03/28/2012, 07:03 am

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs didn't particularly like the name "Siri" when he acquired the company behind the personal assistant software, but he failed to come up with what he thought was a better option.

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Cupertino Chamber of Commerce gives Steve Jobs posthumous President's Award

03/27/2012, 03:03 am

Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was given the President's Award by the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce last weekend in recognition of outstanding community service and exceptional leadership.

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Ex Apple engineer claims Steve Jobs rejected new Apple TV UI 5 years ago [u]

03/24/2012, 12:03 pm

The grid of icons featured in the new Apple TV user interface was rejected five years ago by company co-founder Steve Jobs, a former Apple TV engineer claims [updated with clarification].

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HP shareholders question why company isn't more like Apple

03/22/2012, 03:03 am

During the Q&A session of Hewlett Packard's annual shareholder meeting, individuals grilled CEO Meg Whitman on why the company isn't as innovative and successful as Silicon Valley neighbor and rival Apple.

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CBS chief argued, then rejected Apple TV subscription pitch from Steve Jobs

03/12/2012, 12:03 am

CBS chief executive Les Moonves has revealed that he was approached directly by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to discuss a subscription TV service, but he rejected the offer over concerns that it would disrupt the company's existing revenue streams.

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Steve Jobs originally envisioned Apple Stores as targeting creative professionals

03/08/2012, 03:03 am

Former Apple retail head Ron Johnson convinced the late Steve Jobs to abandon a plan to focus the company's retail business on creative professionals and instead cater to all types of customers.

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Disney's new 'John Carter' film dedicated to Steve Jobs

02/28/2012, 09:02 pm

Walt Disney Pictures' soon-to-be-released film "John Carter," directed by Pixar's Andrew Stanton, is dedicated to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs because Stanton didn't want too much time to pass without giving him "permanent acknowledgment."

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