It was on January 9, 2007, that the late Apple founder and chief executive Steve Jobs went on stage at the company’s Macworld event to reveal a single device that was an amalgamation of an iPod, a phone and an internet communicator, which turned out to be the best selling phone that year and ever since, Apple managed to sell one billion iPhones around the world eventually became one of the wealthiest companies. Read More
Universal Pictures has released the official trailer for the “Steve Jobs” biopic. The film is written by Aaron Sorkin and Michael Fassbender plays the main role of Steve Jobs. The film is based on the biography written by Walter Issacson.
During the Web Summit in Dublin, Bono told the audience that Apple “let us into the labs,” which indicates that together Apple and U2 are working on some unreleased products and services. Bono also shared a story about his interaction with Steve Jobs: Read More
Bloomberg’s Emily Chang recently interviewed noted screenwriter, producer and playwright, Aaron Sorkin. Besides discussing various topics during the interview he was also asked about the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic by Sony of which he is the screen writer. The work on the movie started few years back but the lead cast is still under discussion. So far Leonardio Di Caprio and Christian Bale have opted out and now Michael Fassbender is being considered for the role of Steve Jobs. Read More
In his interview with Charlie Rose, Tim Cook spoke about something that Apple generally doesn’t speak on media platforms. According to John Gruber, Apple avoids discussions or statements on product development process as it doesn’t want the competition to know about Apple’s development cycle. But Tim Cook did speak about the time taken for the development of Apple Watch as he said, “We had an intense team working on this for three years”. Read More
The world’s most innovative company’s co-founder Steve Jobs passed away three years ago due to respiratory arrest related to pancreatic cancer. He was just 55 years old at the time of his death. Since the death anniversary falls on Sunday and some of the employees won’t be at work, Tim Cook sent out an email to Apple employees before the weekend. In the mail, Tim Cook shared some of his thoughts on Jobs’ undying influence on Apple’s products. Read More
Steve Jobs was known for his eye for detail and perfection in work, which still shows in almost all Apple products. He was also known to be a tough manager to work with. An ex-Apple and NeXT employee, Ken Rosen, shared with Business Insider Steve Jobs’ reaction when Jobs was told that some work was not possible. Ken Rosen had worked directly with Steve Jobs during his tenure at NeXT, although not at Apple. Currently Ken is a managing partner at one of the consultation agency known as Performance Works. Read More
To promote their recently published book “How Google Works”, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and former SVP of products Jonathan Rosenberg did an interview with Bloomberg. The book covers a wide range of topics about Google, like its strategy, corporate culture, talent, innovation, dealing with disruption, and a lot more. During the interview, Schmidt spoke about Apple’s iOS vis-a-vis Google’s Android and the recently launched Apple phones. Read More