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Steve Jobs’ favorite analytics company getting acquired by Yahoo

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 […]

Why the bigger iPhone 6 is the ultimate fulfilment of Steve Jobs’s vision

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 ›

Landmark Apple and IBM Partnership makes for Strange Bedfellows

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 [...]

16 Examples Of Steve Jobs Acting Like A Huge Jerk (AAPL)

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

Investors Cheer Microsoft's Slashing Of 18,000 Jobs: Outlook More Nimble In 2014

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

ICYMI: Why Apple and IBM make not-so-strange bedfellows

2 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

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.

Here's What Steve Jobs Told Bill Campbell About Advising Apple And Google At The Same Time

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

Outgoing Apple board member Bill Campbell offers insight into company, Steve Jobs in interview

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.

Bill Campbell interview sheds light on his time at Apple, Steve Jobs, and more

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 Board Change: BlackRock Co-Founder Sue Wagner Replaces Bill Campbell

Apple appointed Sue Wagner, a founding partner at BlackRock, to its board of directors, replacing Steve Jobs confidant and long-time director Bill Campbell.

Longtime Apple Board Member Bill Campbell Retiring, BlackRock Co-Founder Susan Wagner To Replace Him

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

When Ron Johnson told Steve Jobs the Apple Store design was all wrong

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...

Fake Steve Jobs: He’s back and we’ve got him

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

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.

That Time Steve Jobs Called Apple’s New BFF a Very Bad Name

Tim Cook wasn’t kidding when he said that selling into the enterprise wasn’t in Apple’s DNA

Heartbeats and Handheld Cameras: How a Child's Eye for Beauty Can Change the World

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

How A Designer At Apple In The Early '80s Won Over Steve Jobs (AAPL)

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 Silicon Plains: Drones May be About to Take Off in Central U.S.

The miniature aircraft have seemingly endless possibilities--which is why the next Steve Jobs may very well come from the drone industry.

Big Blue Apple

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

Barber Creates Detailed Hair Art of Spider-Man, Steve Jobs, Tetris and More

Rob the Original is a professional hair artist who can replicate any image in a person's hair.

How to Network With Celebrities and Thought Leaders like Steve Jobs with Kelli Richards

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.

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