If you’re a long-time Apple watcher, you may be familiar with Flurry Analytics as Steve Jobs’ favorite analytics firm. The video above sums up his opinion well on the topic. Today, Re/code breaks the news that Yahoo’s prolific Mergers and Acquisition department will be acquiring Flurry for “hundreds of millions of dollars” later today. TechCrunch pegs […]
When Steve Jobs was still alive, he seemedadamant that the size of the iPhone’s screen was perfect, since it was the maximum width a screen could be and be comfortable to hold while typing one-handed. With the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 … Read more ›
One needs only to look at the rare 1983 photo of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs giving IBM the finger to comprehend the monumental gap in philosophy between Apple’s popular consumer-friendly “cool” vibe and IBM’s stuffed-shirt “legacy” persona. In fact, in the early days of the computer revolution there was no love lost between these two [...]
When it comes to Steve Jobs, there's the "Good Steve," and then, there's the "Bad Steve," says biographer Walter Isaacson. His mammoth personality could inspire those around him just as easily as it could tear them down. Here are 16 examples of when it did the latter. Show More Summary
By Don Dion: In the now historical Bill Gates - Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) vs Steve Jobs - Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) rivalry, both companies' profiles have been significantly altered by their successor CEO's decisions and visions. In the case...Show More Summary
On this week's Structure Show Dan Lyons has lots to say about how Hollywood writers research and portray Silicon Valley, and what Fake Steve Jobs would think of the new Apple-IBM alliance.
Fortune just posted an interview with Intuit chairman Bill Campbell, who stepped down from Apple's board of directors today. Campbell, a longtime Steve Jobs ally, spoke to Adam Lashinsky about his relationship with the legendary innovator. Show More Summary
Following a Thursday announcement that Bill Campbell would retire as a member of Apple's board of directors, Fortune published an interview in which the Intuit chairman describes his time in Cupertino, relationship with cofounder Steve Jobs and "coach" to silicon valley elite.
In an interview with Fortune, outgoing Apple board member Bill Campbell discussed the years he spent at Apple, from his recruitment by John Sculley as head of marketing in 1983, to the post-Jobs era spearheaded by former CFO Tim Cook. Campbell tells of a young Steve Jobs as he slowly rose to the role of CEO: “I watched […]
Apple appointed Sue Wagner, a founding partner at BlackRock, to its board of directors, replacing Steve Jobs confidant and long-time director Bill Campbell.
Bill Campbell has had a seat in Apple’s boardroom for 17 years, yet he joined the company in 1983 as vice president of Marketing. Next to Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Mike Markkula, he’s the company’s longest serving board member. Apple announced today that he will be stepping down. BlackRock co-founder Susan L Wagner will be taking his spot. Read More
You may know Ron Johnson as the man who helped mold Target into the retailer it is today, or perhaps as the Senior Vice President of Retail Operations at Apple from 2000 through 2011. Maybe you know him from his recent work trying to turn JCPenney...
Dan Lyons caused quite the kerfuffle when he started the Secret Diary of Steve Jobs 6 years ago. Lyons, a reporter, novelist is now working on Season 2 of HBO's Silicon Valley and he's our guest this week.
Tim Cook wasn’t kidding when he said that selling into the enterprise wasn’t in Apple’s DNA
I just recently watched the biographical film about Steve Jobs, cleverly entitled Jobs, on Netflix, and at the very beginning of the film, Jobs introduces the iPod for the very first time by calling it "a tool for the heart." The rest...Show More Summary
Back before there were even rumors of an iWatch, back before the iPad or iPhone were a reality, German designer Hartmut Esslinger was coming up with groundbreaking, futuristic designs for Apple. A lot of these designs never actually made it to market, but they show how Esslinger and Steve Jobs were way ahead of their time. Show More Summary
The miniature aircraft have seemingly endless possibilities--which is why the next Steve Jobs may very well come from the drone industry.
WHEN he was the boss of Apple, Steve Jobs made little secret of his contempt for the process of selling to big businesses. At one conference he even sarcastically referred to chief information “orifices” when talking about the purchasing habits of chief information officers. Show More Summary
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Kelli Richards has an amazing story, and an even more amazing network. She worked with Steve Jobs and many others at Apple, and now helps deals with... The post How to Network With Celebrities and Thought Leaders like Steve Jobs with Kelli Richards appeared first on Eventual Millionaire.