For years, Apple demolished its earnings forecasts. It would set comically low revenue guidance then deliver results that were significantly better. This seems to have been a Steve Jobs idea. Because around the time Tim Cook took over, Apple revenue beats came back to earth. Show More Summary
Recode’s Walt Mossberg is out with an interesting piece today taking a look at Apple after Steve Jobs and revisiting Tim Cook’s promise of new product categories across 2014. While comparing Apple and its product releases to movie studios— big blockbuster hits followed by sequels that often make more money— Walt says Apple execs have […]
One of the more common misconceptions about Apple is that the company's December, 1996 acquisition of NeXT ushered in Steve Jobs' second go-round as CEO. In reality, Jobs during his first stint at Apple held a few positions, but never served as the...
"Jobs" screenwriter Aaron Sorkin was tight-lipped about Sony's upcoming Steve Jobs film Monday night during a discussion we attended at the Tribeca Film Festival — but he did give a few hints as to what audiences can expect. First of all, "it's not a biopic," as we had previously been told. Show More Summary
Like any good Apple product, there isn’t too much publicly confirmed about Jobs — the forthcoming movie about Apple’s late CEO, penned by Social Network screenwriter Aaron Sorkin. However, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter did take a moment on Monday to shed … Read more ›
Following earlier reports that David Fincher could not reach an agreement with Sony Pictures, they are said to be in negotiations with David Boyle to direct the Steve Jobs biopic. Known for his work on “The Beach”, Boyle is rumored to have spoken with Leonardo DiCaprio regarding the leading role. Show More Summary
Sony is wooing Leonardo DiCaprio to play Steve Jobs in the next movie about the Apple co-founder's life, reports The Wrap. However, it's not a sure thing yet, in part because Sony is still working on lining up a director. For now, the...Show More Summary
Now that David Fincher isn’t in the running to direct Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic, Christian Bale probably won’t star. As Sony searches for someone else to helm the project, another director and star actor combo have been added to the … Read more ›
With David Fincher recently rejected to direct the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic written by Aaron Sorkin, Sony may have found its replacement in Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, according to The Hollywood Reporter. And with the lead role still not cast, Sony is reportedly considering tapping Leonardo DiCaprio to play Steve Jobs. The film was first announced by […]
With Sony's big-budget Steve Jobs biopic in limbo after David Fincher backed out of the project, fresh rumors say director Danny Boyle may reteam with Leonardo DiCaprio to take on the story of Apple's cofounder.
Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic may be directed by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The news comes a week after The Social Network director David Fincher failed to reach a deal with Sony, reportedly...Show More Summary
Steve Jobs's behavior has become a contentious issue in pre-trial sparring in a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple and three other companies agreed not to recruit each other’s employees from 2005 to 2009, depressing wages for Silicon Valley engineers.
Apple, unlike any other company in the world, has its identity tied to one individual: Steve Jobs. And without question, Jobs was the driving force that turned Apple into the world's most valuable tech company. But, Jobs didn't do it alone. Show More Summary
The upcoming Steve Jobs biopic is going through some growing pains, with would-be director David Fincher no longer on board to guide the project. We've already taken a look at what the flick could look like, depending on which director ends up taking...
Apple is still waging a legal war with Samsung, but a new legal battle is looming on the horizon that threatens to entangle Apple with its foes Google, Adobe, and Intel against a pack of angry tech workers who say the four … Read mo...
Apple's in-app mobile advertising platform, iAd, has been something of a failure for the company. Though Steve Jobs once envisioned it as a means for Apple developers to make money selling ads inside their apps, the platform has fallen by the wayside over the years as the company has narrowed its focus on its devices and software. Show More Summary
It's Friday! Slip on a pair of loafers and browse today's Apple news in a leisurely fashion. Because it's Friday. And you're a boss. In an interview with Times of India, former Apple CEO John Sculley admitted that ousting Steve Jobs was a mistake....
When Apple rolled out the App Store in July of 2008, it gave developers the ability to take an already revolutionary device like the iPhone and take it to unforeseen heights. While mobile apps up to that point were often clunky affairs that featured...
The Apple vs Samsung legal battle has been full of low points for both companies as they spare for global domination, but an email from Samsung’s VP of Sales fired off just two days after Steve Jobs’ death shows how … Read more ›
Remember those Samsung attack ads against Apple that tried to deflate the company's pop-culture prominence? Now we know where they came from. According to court documents obtained by AppleInsider, Samsung execs reportedly feared that Steve Jobs's death in 2011 could take attention away from the impending launch of its Galaxy S II. So, reversing an […]