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Topic: Steve Jobs

Apple University hires another prominent academic to teach Steve Jobs' thinking

02/13/2013, 03:02 pm

Steve Jobs' vision for an "Apple University" to equip the company's employees to serve as future business leaders has quietly made a new hire: Morten T. Hansen of the University of California, Berkeley's School of Information.


Ashton Kutcher on Steve Jobs biopic: 'This was done with the utmost love, admiration, and respect'

01/31/2013, 04:01 pm

The 29th annual Macworld conference kicked off today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco with Macworld GM Paul Kent interviewing Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, stars of the Steve Jobs biopic JOBS. The two actors talked about the roles they took on, with Kutcher surprising the crowd with some serious Apple nerd cred.


Steve Jobs action figure rears articulated head again

01/29/2013, 06:01 pm

A 12-inch collectible action figure depicting late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is once again for sale on a Japanese site, marking at least the second time in a year that a figurine company has attempted to cash in on Jobs' likeness.


Steve Jobs' 'fruitarian' diet put 'jOBS' actor Ashton Kutcher in hospital

01/28/2013, 06:01 pm

In a talk after the premiere of the Steve Jobs biopic 'jOBS,' Ashton Kutcher said that he suffered a health scare in preparing for the title role as a result of adopting the late Apple cofounder's fruit-only diet.


Wozniak on jOBS biopic: 'So far from anything that really happened'

01/26/2013, 02:01 pm

At least one critic is unimpressed with what he's seen of the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Jobs would have been "offended and embarrassed" by Kutcher's portrayal of him in jOBS.


First footage of Ashton Kutcher as Apple's Steve Jobs emerges

01/24/2013, 12:01 pm

The first footage from "jOBS" hit the Internet on Thursday, giving viewers a peek of actors Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad as Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.


Apple celebrates nearly three decades of Macintosh

01/24/2013, 12:01 pm

Thursday marks exactly 29 years to the day since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiled the first Macintosh a computer that would forever change the world of computing.


Briefly: 'jOBS' biopic slated to open in theaters on April 19

01/24/2013, 12:01 am

It was announced on Wednesday that "jOBS," the independent biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, will hit theaters on April 19.


Steve Jobs allegedly threatened Palm with patent suit to force anti-poaching agreement

01/22/2013, 10:01 pm

A court document made public on Tuesday revealed that Apple cofounder Steve Jobs threatened to take legal action against Palm if the now-defunct company's CEO did not agree to anti-poaching measures.


Burglar who broke into Steve Jobs' house gets 7-year prison sentence

01/18/2013, 07:01 pm

Kariem McFarlin, the burglar who stole late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' wallet and multiple computers during a house break-in last year, has been sentenced to serve seven years in a California prison.


Account sheds light on how Apple conducts buyouts, Steve Jobs's negotiating strategy

01/18/2013, 03:01 pm

A new report reveals how Apple proceeds when buying a company, as well as how late company co-founder Steve Jobs liked to close out deals.


Apple wins patent for glass-on-metal trackpad designed by Jobs & Ive

01/15/2013, 09:01 am

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for the design of the glass trackpad atop the aluminum unibody enclosure of its MacBook lineup.


Beats CEO tried to push Steve Jobs toward subscription music service

01/11/2013, 03:01 am

In an interview with All Things D on Thursday, Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine said that he spent three years trying to persuade late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to start a subscription-based streaming music service over a decade ago.


Steve Jobs fought to keep ousted CEO Mark Hurd at Hewlett-Packard

01/10/2013, 05:01 pm

In an in-depth expose on Hewlett-Packard's past, present and future, it was revealed that late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs reached out to Mark Hurd shortly after his ousting in an attempt to return the CEO to power and save HP from entering a death spin.


Designer David Kelley discusses close friend and collaborator Steve Jobs in CBS interview

01/06/2013, 11:01 pm

In a one-on-one interview with '60 Minutes,' founder of global product design firm IDEO David Kelley discusses a number of high-profile projects including Apple's first mouse, as well as his relationship with Steve Jobs.


'jOBS' biopic to hit theaters in April

01/03/2013, 05:01 pm

Open Road Films and Five Star Feature films on Thursday announced that distribution agreements are in place for the Steve Jobs biopic "jOBS," which will arrive in theaters sometime in April.


Jobs family yacht freed as payment dispute is resolved

12/24/2012, 12:12 pm

A financial dispute with designer Philippe Starck has been resolved and the mega-yacht commissioned by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is now free to leave the dock where it was previously impounded.


Jobs family yacht seized in Amsterdam over 3M euro dispute with designer

12/21/2012, 08:12 am

The mega yacht commissioned by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has reportedly been sequestered by lawyers for designer Philippe Starck in Amsterdam over a payment dispute.


Apple wins patent for first iPhone, designed by Jobs & Ive

12/18/2012, 12:12 pm

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Apple a patent for the design of the first-generation iPhone, released in 2007, and created in part by Steve Jobs and Jony Ive.


Google CEO Larry Page says rivalries with Apple & Amazon hurt users

12/11/2012, 11:12 am

Google Chief Executive Larry Page has lamented the "island-like approach" companies have taken in commercializing the Internet, as services from Google, Apple and Amazon do not integrate well with one another.