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John Sculley: Steve Jobs 'was never fired' from Apple

Steve Jobs openly talked about getting fired from Apple, calling it "devastating" and blaming John Sculley for it. In his famous 2005 commencement speech at Standford University, he said: We had just released our finest creation - the Macintosh - a year earlier, and I had just turned 30. Show More Summary

Watch Michael Fassbender in the First ‘Steve Jobs’ Teaser

The minute-plus trailer confirms that the actor does indeed look the part of the late Apple co-founder.

'Steve Jobs' trailer provides the first look of Michael Fassbender as Apple's cofounder

Aaron Sorkin's movie 'Steve Jobs' has gone through its share of iterations, with many members of the cast and the original director leaving the project, but it now appears that the film is off the ground. Universal Studios just released the first trailer for the film, which shows star Michael Fassbender as the iconic Apple founder. Show More Summary

Tim Cook joked that people should just recycle their phone if it's not an iPhone (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at George Washington University on Sunday to give a commencement speech to graduating students. Cook spoke about Martin Luther King, Jr, working with Steve Jobs, and meeting President Jimmy Carter. But Cook couldn't resist making a little joke aimed at the people in the audience who were using Android phones. Show More Summary

The one thing Bill Gates understood immediately but took 20 years for Steve Jobs to realize

Bill Gates may have been late to the smartphone game, but there’s one thing he understood way faster than some of his peers: the importance of a platform and ecosystem. According to “Strategy Rules,” a book written by two prominent business...Show More Summary

Here's what 13 famous tech titans looked like in their yearbook photos

Ever been curious to see what famous tech CEOs and founders looked like before they were famous, back when they were still in high school? From Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to Microsoft's Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer,...Show More Summary

Apple has a playbook for killing free music, and it was written by Steve Jobs (AAPL)

If you're happily listening to Spotify or Pandora for free, you might think that music streaming is pretty cool. But Apple is trying to kill free music, and it isn’t the first time. The company has a playbook for this sort of thing, penned by founder Steve Jobs. Show More Summary

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful (AAPL)

The year was 1977. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak had barely moved out of the Jobs' family garage to the company's first official corporate address, 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd., (Building 3, Suite C) in Cupertino, Calif. The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit board called Apple I. Show More Summary

All the things Wired got hilariously wrong in its legendary 1997 story on how to 'save' Apple (AAPL)

In June 1997, tech magazine Wired published a legendary issue about Apple, and the problems facing the then-struggling Cupertino technology company. Founder Steve Jobs had been kicked out years earlier (although he had just rejoined after Apple acquired his company NeXT), and Gil Amelio was at the helm. Show More Summary

How much would you pay to own Steve Jobs' business cards? (AAPL)

Business cards weren't passé in Steve Jobs' days, and one family was smart enough to hang onto a couple of them. Now they'll go to the highest bidder as The Marin School puts three vintage Steve Jobs business cards up for auction. AShow More Summary

Apple has spent years working on a type of product that Steve Jobs famously hated (AAPL)

Apple has been granted a patent application for a stylus, a sign the company may be working on an electronic pen that will be released as an optional add-on. The patent application, filed in 2011, is for an "active" stylus that includes electronic components that can interact with touch-screen devices. Show More Summary

How Steve Jobs became the greatest businessman the world has ever known (AAPL)

A vegan college dropout who took acid and traveled to India for spiritual enlightenment, Steve Jobs was the greatest businessman in history. But Jobs' ascent was neither simple nor straightforward. Jobs' life story is well known to many,...Show More Summary

Apple has been working for a years on a type of product that Steve Jobs famously hated (AAPL)

Apple has been granted a patent application for a stylus, a sign that the company is working on a stylus that will be released as an optional add-on. The patent application, filed in 2011, is for an "active" stylus that includes electronic components that can interact with touchscreen devices. Show More Summary

Kanye West claims he turned down a 'multimillion-dollar partnership' with Apple (AAPL)

Kanye West claims that he turned down a chance to work with Apple, according to a profile in The New York Times' T Magazine. West, who has been a longtime fan of Apple and its late co-founder Steve Jobs, says he passed on "a multimillion-dollar partnership with Apple," though he didn't elaborate on what that partnership would have entailed. Show More Summary

The secret to earning Steve Jobs' trust, summed up in one paragraph (AAPL)

Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli's new book, "Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart Into a Visionary Leader," has been praised as being the most accurate portrayal of Jobs to date. And there's a reason Schlender and Tetzeli's book is so detailed and thorough — Schlender was one of the few journalists that earned Jobs' trust. Show More Summary

Bill Gates has a perfect explanation of the difference between him and Steve Jobs (AAPL, MSFT)

Here's the difference between Apple founder Steve Jobs and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, according to Bill Gates: "He had an expectation of superlative things in his own work and in the products they would create. Steve had a design mind-set. Show More Summary

The author behind the new Steve Jobs book talks about what surprised him the most, how to gain Jobs' trust, and more (AAPL)

Apple is calling Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli's book, "Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader," one of the most accurate books about Steve Jobs that's ever been written. Apple executives,...Show More Summary

Why Steve Jobs said meeting the founder of Polaroid was 'like visiting a shrine'

"Like visiting a shrine," is how Steve Jobs described a meeting with Edwin Land. The founder of Apple adored Land, the co-founder of Polaroid, a pioneer of instant photography that with its mix of innovation, aesthetics and focus on consumer utility was in many ways the Apple of its day. Show More Summary

Here's how much Steve Jobs' used to obsess over presentations

Apple makes good products, but, just as importantly, it also markets them extremely well. The hype for every new gadget begins at one of Apple's famed launch events. Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs used to charismatically lead these keynotes, captivating audiences with his easy charm and flair for drama. Show More Summary

13 fascinating things you never knew about Steve Jobs from a new book about his life (AAPL)

Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli's new book, "Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader," is full of interesting nuggets and facts. Apple executives have been calling it the most accurate portrayal of Jobs yet. Show More Summary

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