Universal Pictures has cast Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs in its upcoming biopic, reports CNBC. Join the conversation about this story »
Where are you going next Monday night? How about heading deep into Silicon Valley with VC legend — think Facebook, Dropbox, Spotify — Jim Breyer. Or maybe back to the future with Steve Jobs' dueling partner, former Apple CEO John Sculley. Show More Summary
Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay on Steve Jobs has been in a seemingly perpetual state of flux for months. Multiple A-list actors and directors passed on the project, with Christian Bale most recently bowing out of the leading role after being all but … Read more ›
Following Sony's surprise exit from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's film about Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, Universal Studios has reportedly picked up the project with actor Michael Fassbender tapped to take on the lead role.
Just under a week after Sony Pictures dropped the Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs movie, Universal Studios has picked it up, according to The Wrap. X-Men: First Class star Michael Fassbender is also now attached to star as Jobs. Universal...Show More Summary
Apple's work-in-progress iCloud Photo Library still hasn't fully realized the original concept, code-named "Hyperion," that was pushed years ago by late company co-founder Steve Jobs, according to a new report.
Apple computers have come a long way since Steve Jobs unveiled the original Macintosh 30 years ago. Things of Interest blogger Kent Akgungor has created a great image that showcases that progress, comparing the pixel densities of the original Macintosh with Apple's newest iMac, which features a 5K Retina display. Show More Summary
Americans sit through some 11 million meetings every day — with the unproductive ones costing companies $37 billion a year. We've already learned that meetings fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas, un-articulated ground rules, and other structural mistakes. Show More Summary
The technology industry is known for having been created by college dropouts like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Larry Ellison, but that doesn't mean these innovators didn't have meaningful undergraduate experiences. Bill Gates became friends...Show More Summary
This week: the next iPhone might feature a massively improved camera; Uber’s super bro culture gets bad press, but we want to party with their brogrammers; why we’re not so jazzed on Apple Watch apps; Steve Jobs drowns the first … Read more ›
Former Apple CEO and cofounder Steve Jobs wasn't too pleased when Jon Stewart poked fun at Apple back in 2010. After tech blog Gizmodo found a prototype of the iPhone 4 sitting in a bar four years ago, Stewart teased Apple in a skitShow More Summary
Dan Lyons, the tech blogger who skewered Apple for years on the popular blog ‘Fake Steve Jobs‘, is making a return to tech blogging as editor-in-chief of Gawker’s anti-Silicon Valley site, Valleywag. Current Valleywag EIC Nitasha Tiku is leaving the … Read more ›
Just as Steve Jobs had to go through some frustrating years of failure before returning to Apple to turn in around, so too is the Aaron Sorkin Jobs biopic experiencing its fair share of setbacks. Following the recent news that … Read more ›
More trouble for the Steve Jobs movie has come down, and now apparently the project is dead, as they say in the biz, at Sony, who got the official rights to Steve’s life after he passed away. In recent weeks, Christian Bale was up to play Jobs, then he left the project at the eleventh hour. Show More Summary
A new report claims that the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, led by veteran screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, is set to change hands. According to Hollywood magazine Deadline, the film will be moving from Sony Pictures to Universal Pictures by tomorrow at the latest. Despite the studio move, production of the movie is expected to remain on the […]
Despite Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie being in the casting process and moving towards full fledged production, Sony Pictures has dropped the movie and put it "in turnaround", which allows another large studio to purchase the movie and take over, reports Deadline. Show More Summary
In a surprising turn of events, Sony is reportedly no longer attached to the upcoming Steve Jobs movie penned by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin and based on Walter Isaacson's biography.
The latest player to drop out of Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic is a big one — Sony Pictures, who acquired the rights after Jobs' death in 2011, according to Variety. Christian Bale dropped out of the movie first, he was slated to play the lead role. Show More Summary
When Steve Jobs said something was going to happen, it generally did. One notable exception, though, has been Apple’s mobile advertising platform, iAd. Jobs said back in 2010 that it would grab 50% of the mobile ad market; right now, it’s sitting at just 2.6%. That may be about to change after advertising middleman Rubicon […]
In a new interview with The Independent, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin shares a few more details regarding his upcoming movie about Steve Jobs, noting that while there is no word on who will play the leading role yet, an announcement isShow More Summary