Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’ House Robbed; Apple Gadgets Snag the Thief

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A “desperate” Alameda, Calif., man broke into a Palo Alto home and, while helping himself to an iMac, a wallet, and a $33,000 necklace, discovered that he was robbing the family of the late Steve Jobs. Not that that stopped him. The home was under renovation and empty when Kariem McFarlin, 35, climbed construction scaffolding in order the jump a fence. From there, he made his way into the garage and found a key to the house. (Though the burglary… continue…

Wozniak: The Cloud Spells Serious Trouble

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sees trouble looming in the increased interest in the cloud. continue…

Apple Emails Suggest Steve Jobs Receptive to 7-Inch Tablets

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Apple executive Eddy Cue’s internal email, on display at the Apple-Samsung trial, suggests Steve Jobs was receptive to a 7-inch tablet. continue…

Will Apple’s Stock Plans Spook Some Employees?

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Will Apple’s plan to begin a $10 billion stock buy back and pay dividends of $2.65 a share on July 1 worry some employees? After all, Steve Jobs is still a presence in Cupertino, and to some his arguments against such moves still count. Cash gives us tremendous security and flexibility. When you take risks, it’s like jumping up in the air, and it’s nice to know the ground will be there when you land. We run our company conservatively… continue…

Steve Jobs Won’t Be Honored in the World of Action Figurines

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Apple’s Steve Jobs won’t be immortalized in an action figure. Sorry Apple fan boys. in icons says that, due to pressure from Apple and the Jobs family, it’s abandoned its plans for a 12-inch collectable figurine. Unfortunately we have received immense pressure from the lawyers of Apple and Steve Jobs family. Regardless of the pressure, I am still Steve’s fan, I fully respect Steve, and his family, and it is definitely not my wish or intention that they be upset.… continue…

Ten Events That Shook Up Tech in 2011

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How well were you able to keep up with the fast-moving world of technology during? Here’s my list of events made 2011 fascinating,and will continue to have ramifications as we flip the calendar into 2012. R.I.P. Steve Jobs The death of Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, though expected, sent shockwaves around the world. Millions paid tribute to his genius and vision while wondering if Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook could carry Jobs’ brightly burning torch. Walter Isaacson’s massive biography of Jobs… continue…

Apple’s Full-Fledged Television Could Be Out in 2012

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Steve Jobs, before he died, said he had finally figured out how to build an integrated television offering “the simplest user interface you could imagine.” Sadly, he didn’t have the chance the see the product launched, but rumor has it that Apple has already ordered Sharp to begin production of its television screens in February. Peter Misek, of investment banking group Jefferies, predicts the product could be available in the second half of 2012, according to a report by The… continue…

Steve Jobs Had Plans For an Apple Cellular Network

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Silicon Valley VC John Stanton says Steve Jobs wanted to create his own cellular network when he designed the iPhone (iNetwork?). Stanton, chairman of Trilogy Partnership, spent time with Jobs between 2005 and 2007, where he learned: (Jobs) wanted to replace carriers. He and I spent a lot of time talking about whether synthetically you could create a carrier using Wi-Fi spectrum. That was part of his vision. Stanton says Jobs dropped the idea in 2007, but still wanted to… continue…

Mark Zuckerberg Describes Steve Jobs’s Help

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Steve Jobs’s biography came out just few weeks ago and unveiled some interesting aspects from Apple’s genius co-founder. Some quotes from Jobs made it to first pages all over the world. One of them related to Facebook and the help that Jobs gave to the new generation of Silicon Valley companies until the last months of his life. I will continue to do that with people like Mark Zuckerberg, too,” Jobs said. “That’s how I’m going to spend part of… continue…

Steve Jobs Unveiled

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It won’t come as a surprise to anyone that the Steve Jobs revealed in Walter Isaacson’s biography  was both brash and introspective, arrogant but capable of admitting mistakes. He walked away from religion when he saw a magazine photo of starving children. He was 13 years old. He put off cancer surgery because he didn’t want his body “invaded,” a decision he seemed to regret. He tried juice fasts and herbal medicines instead.  He said Google’s development of Android amounted… continue…