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Steve Jobs Once Rewrote An Entire Press Release Because He Didn't Like The Name Of A Company (AAPL)

If you were planning on striking a partnership with Apple during the Steve Jobs era, you had better hope Apple's then-CEO liked the name of your company. Jobs laid the foundation for how Apple's public relations team currently works....Show More Summary

Part 8) Steve Jobs and the Process Behind Press Releases

From Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple’s Mastery of the Media, a profile examining Apple’s PR strategy: Steve Jobs and the Process Behind Press Releases A former Apple PR member recalls that Steve Jobs once scrapped an entire Apple press release announcing a new partnership with another company solely because he did not like the name of […]

How Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, And Other Self-Made Billionaires Got Their Big Break

A career doesn't move linearly, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman famously advised — it can ratchet up suddenly with one critical insight, meeting, or opportunity. You call it a big break. Every success story has one. Even luminaries like Sheryl Sandberg, Steve Jobs, and Howard Schultz had a moment where the path of their future clicked into focus. Show More Summary

Flint Center’s website hasn’t been updated since Steve Jobs introduced the iMac

Apple’s decision to host its biggest event of the year at the Flint Center in Cupertino, rather than the Yerba Buena center for the arts in San Francisco, has caught the notice of many Apple fans. Only three Apple events … Read more...

Apple wins patent for Steve Jobs-designed Fifth Ave glass cube

The iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store glass cube, which was designed in part by legendary company co-founder Steve Jobs, is now a patented ornamental building design sanctioned by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Apple successfully patents iconic glass cube design of Fifth Avenue store in NYC

A few weeks after Apple was granted a European trademark on the key design elements of its retail stores, the company has been awarded a U.S. patent on the iconic glass cube design of its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. Steve Jobs is one of those credited as an inventor. Patently Apple reports that Apple […]

Steve Jobs called Sports Illustrated‘s 2009 iPad demo ‘stupid’

Is it any wonder that Steve Jobs — who transformed Apple from an incredibly leak-heavy company during the 1990s, into one of the most secretive tech companies in existence — hated word getting out about his future products? While bloggers … Read more ›

Tim Cook’s Three-Year Report Card At Apple: B

Tim Cook stepped up as the CEO of Apple on August 24, 2011. The soft-spoken Southerner, who has worked at the Cupertino company since 1998,  had previously acted as interim CEO when Steve Jobs stepped down to battle cancer. Cook’s ascent … Read more ›

Slices of Apple episode two: Back from the brink

In this episode we discuss Apple's dalliance with clones, Steve Jobs founding NeXT and the return of Jobs to Apple. In the next episode we'll interview a call center rep, a former Apple Genius and our own Steve Sande. It's the first of our...

A Young Steve Jobs Smelled So Badly He Had To Be Put On The Night Shift At Atari (AAPL)

Everyone knows Steve Jobs as the genius who made Apple a tech goliath. But Jobs wasn't born as Apple's CEO. After he dropped out of Reed College, Jobs started working at Atari as a technician. In a Reddit AMA, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell explained why he put Jobs on the night shift. Show More Summary

iPhone 6 gets NFC, faster LTE, and Apple wins an Emmy on The CultCast

This week on the Cultiest of Casts: Steve Ballmer lands the perfect job; NFC and your iPhone make credit cards obsolete; iPhone 6 gets even faster data access; new photos give us our best look yet at a 4.7-inch iPhone … Read more ›

Apple Hid Steve Jobs' Amazing Commencement Speech In Its Word Processor — Here's How To Find It

If you have Apple's word-processing application, Pages, on your Mac, then you can find an Easter egg that honors Steve Jobs: the text of his 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University. OS X Daily found it, and once you know how to get to it, it's extremely easy to find. Show More Summary

Steve Jobs’ inspirational commencement speech is hidden in Pages for Mac

One of the most famous speeches by Steve Jobs is the commencement address he gave at Standford University in 2005. The 22-minute speech is definitely worth watching if you’re an Apple fan. Apple has made small and subtle references to … Read more ›

Columbia researchers figure out how to run iOS apps on Android

Steve Jobs must be spinning in his grave right now: a team of engineers at Columbia University have figured out a way to let iOS apps run on Android, no emulation or virtual machines necessary. The project is called Cycada, … Read more ›

Former Apple Employee: Here's The Story Of How Steve Jobs Decided He Would Take 50% Of The Mobile Ad Market (AAPL)

Steve Jobs unveiled Apple's mobile advertising platform — iAd — in 2010 with a big claim: iAd would instantly take 50% of the mobile ad market. Jobs touted some of the brands that had committed to iAd: Nissan, Chanel, Best Buy, and others. Show More Summary

Felix StretchWrite transforms any pen or pencil into a stylus

Despite Steve Jobs' dislike of styluses as pointing and writing devices for smartphones and tablets, a lot of people find the pointy sticks to be a necessity for accuracy. But there are still some issues with styluses -- they're usually more...

Steve Jobs wax statue spotted selling iPhone 5s in China

Steve Jobs and his reality distortion field are no longer with us for epic keynotes and marketing blitzes, but an Apple reseller in China has come up with the next best thing: an Steve Jobs wax statue touting the iPhone … Read more ...

No Google. No Netflix. No iPhone. This Is What Tech Was Like In 1994

20 years ago, your smartphone wasn't even a twinkle in Steve Jobs's eye. Nevertheless, 1994 was a momentous year for the tech industry. It was the year the World Wide Web was born, a.k.a. the Internet as we know it today. There were no smartphones, no iPads, no flat-screen TVs... Show More Summary

Xiaomi takes copying Apple to the next level with blatant iOS ripoff

By now, it’s obvious that Xiaomi is heavily inspired by Apple’s product design. The Chinese company’s founder even dresses up like Steve Jobs at events and uses the “One More Thing” presentation gimmick. Now we’ve been given a look at … Read more ›

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