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Tim Cook offers tribute to Steve Jobs on 8th anniversary of his passing

10/05/2019, 09:10 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook has marked the 8th anniversary of the passing of company co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs with a post to Twitter, publishing a photograph of the luminary outside the Fifth Avenue Apple Store.

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iOS 13 is out and exactly how good these iPhone cameras are, on the AppleInsider Podcast

09/20/2019, 09:09 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and special guest Charlie Chapman talk about the release of iOS 13, 13.1 betas, and the whole strange saga of this beta season. (Don't install iOS 13.0 unless you have a Series 5 Apple Watch.) We also talk about whether Disney and Apple could really have merged under Steve Jobs.

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Bob Iger: Disney and Apple likely to have merged if Steve Jobs was alive

09/18/2019, 05:09 pm

Disney CEO Bob Iger in an upcoming memoir says he believes his relationship with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs would have led to a merger between their companies, similar to Disney's assimilation of another Jobs company, Pixar.

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How Adobe InDesign took over publishing with Steve Jobs' help

08/31/2019, 12:08 pm

Adobe's page layout software InDesign dominates publishing, but it got there despite starting off on August 31, 1999 against a once equally dominant rival -- and we got Adobe to talk about the past and present of the long-time design application.

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Pixar poster signed by Steve Jobs sells for $31,250 at auction

08/30/2019, 07:08 am

A poster for Pixar Animation Studios' 1995 film 'Toy Story' signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has gone on sale, with an auction for the 'incredibly scarce' artifact raising $31,250 after bidding closed on Thursday evening.

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'Toy Story' poster signed by Steve Jobs to hit auction

08/26/2019, 11:08 pm

Apple fans will get a chance to get their hands on a piece of history this week when a poster for Pixar's "Toy Story," signed by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, goes up for auction.

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The story of the iMac is the story of Apple

08/15/2019, 07:08 am

More than even the iPhone, it is the iMac that shows us what Apple always aims for -- and usually gets. On August 15, 2019, the 21st anniversary of when you could first buy it, here's how one machine changed Apple and how Apple changed that one machine.

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Jobs biographer slams Apple design and missed TV opportunity

07/08/2019, 10:07 am

Walter Isaacson says Apple should have made the kind of TV Jobs wanted, and claims Apple Park is the company's only great design in the last 15 years.

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Steve Jobs criticized Tim Cook for not being a 'product person'

07/08/2019, 10:07 am

Biographer Walter Isaacson knew Ive was reducing his role, and also says his book 'softened' complaints that Steve Jobs had about Tim Cook not being a product guy'.

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Bill Gates equates Steve Jobs' talent to 'casting spells'

07/07/2019, 05:07 pm

Bill Gates has spoken of Steve Jobs' ability to mesmerize people an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS show, equating Jobs' talent to magic.

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12 years of iPhone: Why Apple's first smartphone was far from a guaranteed success

06/29/2019, 06:06 am

Apple may never have been under as much pressure as it was in the months between unveiling the iPhone and shipping it to customers on June 29, 2007, exactly twelve years ago today.

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The Apple Park 'spaceship' uses 692 steel saucers to protect against earthquakes

06/04/2019, 09:06 am

The main ring at Apple Park is one of the few buildings in the entire U.S. to use base isolation against earthquakes -- meaning that it should survive all but the biggest California tremors.

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Actor Justin Long reveals why Steve Jobs rejected over 200 'I'm a Mac' ads

05/27/2019, 05:05 am

Just 66 "I'm a Mac" ads aired out of 323 that were filmed. Star Justin Long says Steve Jobs always rejected the ones that had too much humor.

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Editorial: Apple Card invites you to join a premium, private club

05/25/2019, 02:05 pm

To enable Apple Card purchases at merchants that don't yet accept Apple Pay, the company designed its own physical credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, associating the Apple brand with a new set of "digital-first" credit features. It also features unique iOS app functionality with a strong focus on the privacy of your data.

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Steve Jobs proposed an Apple Card as far back as 2004

05/20/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs floated the idea of an Apple Card in 2004, though that incarnation would've been far different, according to one of the company's former creative directors.

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Warren Buffett educated Tim Cook, Steve Jobs about the benefits of stock buybacks

05/06/2019, 11:05 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook shared details about Apple's start of stock buybacks, and has confirmed that Warren Buffett put Apple on the track to do so -- and the "Oracle of Omaha" tried to put the company on the path years before.

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Apple declares iPad 2 obsolete eight years after Steve Jobs launched it

05/01/2019, 07:05 am

Apple has updated its list of 'vintage and obsolete products' with the addition of the iPad 2, the last device that Steve Jobs launched at an Apple event.

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Eric Schmidt not seeking re-election to Alphabet's board of directors

04/30/2019, 06:04 pm

Long-time Google board member, and three-year Apple board member Eric Schmidt won't be on Alphabet's board of directors after his term expires on June 19, 2019.

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Apple's millennial leap from fading Golden Age icon to flexible, flashy plastic fashion

04/29/2019, 06:04 pm

Apple's deft transition in the late 90s from an aging icon into a fresh, modern brand with the ability to capture the attention of buyers is now virtually ancient history. But it provides some perspective on Apple's current position, which is frequently characterized as being one mistake away from doom. There are also lessons for Apple's competitors.

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The pay's the thing -- collapsed Bill Gates & Steve Jobs rivalry musical 'Nerds' producer sued for $6M

04/17/2019, 09:04 am

Carl Levin, the producer of the ill-fated Broadway musical "Nerds" about the rivalry between technology titans Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, has become the target of a $6 million lawsuit alleging he lied to investors about the show's funding in order to secure more backing.

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