For young people, success is defined through the traits of role models. Who is the right one? Steve Jobs? Elon Musk? Your parents?
Ed Catmull is arguably one of the most talented creative geniuses alive today. He co-founded Pixar (along with Steve Jobs) and when Pixar was acquired by Disney, he became the head of both companies; forever changing and improving Disney's already incredible animation domination.
UBS‘s Steve Milunovich today weighs in on the recently released biography of Apple‘s (AAPL) late co-founder, chairman and CEO, Steve Jobs, “Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader,” by Brent Schlender & Rick Tetzeli, and finds that it “better covers and understands Jobs’ work” than did the prior biography, by [...]
Reading the new "Becoming Steve Jobs" biography inspired UBS analyst Steven Milunovich to share his thoughts on where Apple is headed, leading him to suggest to investors that the iPhone maker's best days may still be ahead of it.
Apple's best days are behind it. And the decline started after Steve Jobs negotiated an exclusive deal for AT&T to be the iPhone's carrier. Its best hope for the future may be Apple Pay. That's my summary of what Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer, Mark Leslie, told me in a March 31 [...]
On April 1, 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne established the Apple computer company and soon introduced the Apple-1 computer. (The company was incorporated in January 1977.) “His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth...Show More Summary
In a joint interview for Fortune magazine in July of 1991, the co-parents of the modern computer had it out over the PC's future potential.
Becoming Steve Jobs by Brent Schlender & Rick Tetzeli has debuted on the iBooks bestsellers list this week at No. 2. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending March 30, 2015. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins remained at No. Show More Summary
On his Kingdom Come album, Jay Z talked about being a big star “befo’ Steve Jobs made the iPod.” Now, close to a decade later, the hip-hop mogul is keen to show that he is still ahead of Apple by … Read more ›
A portrait of a volatile boy wonder and his path to technological vanguard.
Steve Jobs is well known as an innovator but he's not really in the same league as these earth-shakers.
Though Apple’s recently unveiled 12-inch Retina MacBook has largely elicited positive feedback, not everyone has good things to say about the most recent addition to Apple’s notebook line. Given some of the compromises Apple made inShow More Summary
In an op-ed in Monday's Washington Post, Apple chief executive Cook spoke out strongly against an Indiana law that would allows businesses to refuse service to certain people -- such as gay or lesbian customers -- for religious reasons. Show More Summary
The upcoming Steve Jobs biopic starring Michael Fassbender has been filming scenes recreating the unveiling of the first iMac. Steve Jobs revealed the first iMac on May 6, 1998 while still the interim CEO of Apple. Scenes depicting this...Show More Summary
Among the biggest differences between Steve Jobs and Tim Cook as leaders of Apple is Cook’s willingness to use his platform as CEO to push positive social change. Having last week shamed Indiana’s controversial “religious freedom” bill — which potentially … Read more ›
The upcoming film about the life of Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender, will feature scenes reliving his return to the company and the unveiling of the very first iMac.
His demanding standards drove the company, but his managerial weakness took a toll.
With “Becoming Steve Jobs,” coauthors Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli seek to dismantle perceptions of Jobs the egomaniacal, callous autocrat, replacing accepted opinion with a retelling of the life of a man who they describe — for better or worse — as being “half genius, half asshole.” “Becoming Steve Jobs” is far from being primer […]