In 1980, a 25-year-old university graduate named Steve Jobs turned up in the Irish city of Cork with a plan. He was going to revolutionize the world with mini personal computers that could store things like recipes or doctor's notes. Show More Summary
Open letter posted by Apple CEO Tim Cook, Aug. 30, 2016: Thirty-six years ago, long before introducing iPhone, iPod or even the Mac, Steve Jobs established Apple’s first operations in Europe. At the time, the company knew that in order...
The European Commission ruled on Tuesday that Apple received a sweetheart deal from Ireland. Ireland will be forced to claw back about $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes from Apple. Apple doesn't like this decision at all and published aShow More Summary
In 1985 Apple, the company Steve Jobs cofounded, sent the executive packing. Getting kicked to the curb by your employer can certainly be demoralizing. As Jobs said in a 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University, "What had been...Show More Summary
August 29, 2001: An Apple board meeting takes place, during which Steve Jobs is awarded new stock options which become part of a big “backdating” scandal several years later. When the matter makes court, Apple’s former general counsel...Show More Summary
Kanye West always has something to say at the Video Music Awards. And at Sunday night’s VMAs, he talked for four straight minutes about… well, about everything. Of course, he talked about Taylor Swift. He also talked about all the … More » The post VMAs: Kanye West Compares Himself to Steve Jobs, Walt Disney appeared first on EveryJoe.
Kanye West isn't really known for making modest gestures at the MTV Video Music Awards. In 2009, he famously interrupted Taylor Swift to demand justice for Beyoncé. Last year, he—either jokingly or not—declared his candidacy for theShow More Summary
In an interview for Good Morning Britain, global diva Barbra Streisand has revealed how she once called up Steve Jobs to ask him for computer advice. “I couldn’t figure out something on my computer and nobody could figure it out, no IT guy, so I said, ‘Can you get Steve Jobs on the phone?’” she […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
26 August, 1991: Fortune magazine publishes the first-ever formal joint interview between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, under the headline: “The Future of the PC.” Along with a sit-down interview at the D5 Conference sixteen years later, this is one of only two joint interviews the pair ever gave together. Show More Summary
When faced with the dilemma, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates both opted to drop out of college to pursue other passions – the former to work on Apple and the latter on Microsoft. Since then, this snippet of history has become a parable for...Show More Summary
The elimination of the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 has been the most controversial rumour about the upcoming device from Apple. Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, and has been a critic of the company ever since he left it on 1985. Show More Summary
I was this week’s guest on Anil Dash’s Pop Life, on Talkshow. It’s like texting in public. It was fun, and there were some excellent questions from the audience. I tell the story about the first time I met Steve Jobs. ?
“We made the buttons on the screen look so good you’ll want to lick them.” – Steve Jobs You’re creating great content to attract an audience. A loyal audience that comes to know, like, and trust you. But what if you never get the attention...Show More Summary
The late founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, is universally acclaimed as one of the most successful people of all time; so what can we learn from his success? Well, there are several direct quotes from the man himself which show what he believed could contribute… Read More The post The Rules of Success as Laid Down By Steve Jobs appeared first on Business Pundit.
August 17, 1944: Larry Ellison, billionaire co-founder and former CEO of Oracle, and Steve Jobs’ best friend, is born. A later member of the Apple board of directors and the closest thing Jobs had to a confidante, in the 1990s Ellison...Show More Summary
On August 24, 2011, Tim Cook took over from Steve Jobs as the permanent CEO of Apple. He's been in charge ever since. So how's he doing after five years? Apple's earnings report for the quarter that ended on June 30 beat Wall Street's expectations, sending the stock up about 7% after-hours. Show More Summary
“Apple will be fine.” That’s what I wrote five years ago this Wednesday when Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, then in ill health, reluctantly stepped down as and handed over the reins to COO Tim Cook. It was Aug. 24, 2011. Cook was largely unknown to the public until 2009, when he temporarily replaced Steve Jobs as chief executive. Show More Summary
Salesforce's cofounder and CEO Marc Benioff is known for a lot of things: his rise as a teenage programming prodigy; his first tech job at Apple under Steve Jobs; his rise at Oracle as the youngest exec under then-mentor Larry Ellison;...Show More Summary
Today marks Tim Cook’s five year anniversary as the CEO of Apple after Steve Jobs resigned and as a reward for making it this long in the top spot he just unlocked a monster bonus. $100 million! Sure, it’s not Zuckerburg money, but it will likely make Cook the most paid CEO of 2016 after […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)