Yukari Iwatani Kane — author of Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs — just held a SXSW Interactive discussion in which she discussed whether Apple's vision died with Steve Jobs. Kane covered Apple from fall of 2008 (right around the...
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Have you ever wondered why the trackpad on your MacBook Pro comes with right-click disabled by default? It could be because Steve Jobs apparently hated the idea of multiple buttons on a mouse, according to a former Apple engineer. "Steve...Show More Summary
Charles Arthur reviews Yukari Iwatani Kane’s Haunted Empire: Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs is a terrific book title. Pity the book doesn’t live up to it. Or, indeed, provide us with any clear indication of whether the company best known for its iPhones and iPads (let’s call it an “empire” for convenience) is indeed haunted. Ouch. ?
Carl Icahn is—and he likes to be told this—a great investor. Billions of dollars of value—literally, billions—have materialized not just in Carl’s own pocket and those of his fellow investors in Icahn Enterprises L.P., but also in the...Show More Summary
Cunning plan assumes mobes pricier than Nokia's X-Series will find eager buyers John Sculley, the former Apple CEO best known as the man who fired Steve Jobs, is making a move in the Indian smartphone market with a new venture which will sell Rs.12,000 ($US197) handsets to the masses.…
There’s that line about art, “good artists copy, great artists steal.” There’s some debate about if Picasso said it first, but most of us geeks know it from Steve Jobs. Often, I see things from companies and industries outside of health care – processes, products, best practices — which inspire me. I like these little [...]
From “no-button” design and multi-touch controls, to wireless technology and laser tracking, Apple mice have seen a lot of changes over the past decade or so. Although Apple computers have come with mice since the Lisa first shipped in 1983, … Read more ›
What would your desk look like if it were designed with computers — not books, pencils and papers — in mind. The makers of the SlatePro think it would look like this: a perforated bamboo surface with sturdy steel legs … Read more ›
Steve Jobs used to tell a story about how he first became inspired by the idea of what computers could do. He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article listing the various speeds of animals. Show More Summary
Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Steve Jobs on today “For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror...Show More Summary
Remember the recent bizarre Steve Jobs statue, depicting what looked to be the decapitated head of Apple’s late CEO? Well, a new Steve Jobs sculpture may have it beaten in the weirdness stakes. Urban explorer Darmon Richter found the above … Read more ›
John Chen has a difficult road ahead of him, something he has acknowledged repeatedly since taking on the role of CEO at BlackBerry. In his latest interview with The New York Times, he went so far as to admit that phones might not be a major part of BlackBerry’s future, depending on where the software takes the company. Show More Summary
The chief executive of BlackBerry, John S. Chen, says his company must stay in phones, but needs to focus on addressing specialty markets. His inspiration for the non-consumer approach? Steve Jobs.
As crazy as that abstract Steve Jobs statue in Belgrade was, perhaps the most absurd monument to the late Apple founder is the one in China's biggest ghost city. The sculpture, a hexagon containing the outline of an apple and Jobs’ face, is not that strange in itself. Show More Summary
Yukari Iwatani Kane’s new book about Apple since the death of Steve Jobs was excerpted in the Journal last weekend. Here, she responds to questions posed by readers.
Is the world ready for the Sculley Phone? The ex-Apple CEO largely credited with the firing of co-founder Steve Jobs back in the mid 1980s is reportedly planning to follow in his former company’s footsteps. According to an exclusive report from BGR sister site BGR India, Mr. Show More Summary
Months before his death in 2011, Steve Jobs told a crowd gathered for the unveiling of the iPad 2: “It is in Apple’s DNA that technology alone is not enough — it’s technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing.”
We asked investors like Hunter Walk what they think about naive ambition. Here's what they said. Steve Jobs famously said to "stay hungry, stay foolish." But just how foolish? Read Full Story
For anyone who has done their research on Apple and studied their history, you might recall John Sculley as being the company’s former CEO. In fact he was the one that Steve Jobs personally invited to join the company which eventually led to him playing a role in Steve Jobs’ unceremonious removal from the company he helped build. Show More Summary