Spurrier left his job as coach of South Carolina because of the stress level. He now is a consultant for Florida and he has written a memoir.
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. ?
Here’s a video that’s equal parts weird, funny, and sonically pleasing (which is really all you can ask of the internet). On his YouTube channel Samuraiguitarist, musician Steve Onotera frequently posts odd musical challenges, like playing five guitars at once or creating a song using nothing but iPads. Show More Summary
The number of written words given to NBC’s Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Robbie Mustoe, Kyle Martino, Lee Dixon, Graeme Le Saux, Steve Bower and Arlo White could fill a book. The talent at NBC Sports does a fantastic job of bringing the Premier League to us in the United States, but one unsung hero often gets overlooked. Show More Summary
“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)
On August 24th, 2011, Tim Cook took the job as CEO of Apple, leaving many wondering if he could fill the massive void left by his friend and mentor, Steve Jobs. Today, five years later to the day, Apple is the most valuable company in...Show More Summary
Steve Wozniak, the tech innovator who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, offered some unsolicited advice to the company about its upcoming iPhone 7. BGR reports that Wozniak has an issue with the phone’s rumored lack of a headphone jack. Wozniak...
When you hear the phrase: "Put a dent in the Universe", you automatically think of Steve Jobs. Not only because he once said those words, but because if anyone put a dent in the Universe, he was certainly one of them. Steve Jobs hadShow More Summary
The flipside to the news that today marks five years since Steve Jobs resigned as Apple CEO is the fact that it also marks Tim Cook’s ascendance to Apple’s top position. So how has Cook done at the seemingly-impossible task of following...Show More Summary
August 24, 2011: Steve Jobs steps down as Apple CEO as his health worsens, with Tim Cook assuming the role of Apple’s seventh CEO. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)