Sorkin’s Interview On Steve Jobs Biopic

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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

Why Tim Cook Said Development Of Apple Watch Took Three Years

apple watchIn 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

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Tim’s Note Remembers Steve On His Third Death Anniversary

steve jobsThe 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’ Reaction If Something Could Not Be Done

Steve JobsSteve 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

Competition Between Apple And Google Is More Brutal Than Ever: Eric Schmidt

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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

Steve’s Private Jet Is Now Ive’s

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Apple’s senior vice president of design, Jonathan Ive, flies in his private Gulfstream jet. The jet was previously owned by Steve Jobs in his last years. According to a report by Business Week, Ive bought the 15-seater dual-engine private jet from Steve’s wife Laurene Powell Jobs at a discount. Ive along with Steve Jobs did the interiors of the plane and Ive joked to one of his friend that “At least I don’t have to redesign anything.” Read More

Tim Cook Discusses Privacy, Diversity And Apple’s Philosophy

In the second part of a two part–interview of Apple CEO Tim Cook by Charlie Rose, Cook spoke about Apple, its values and privacy. Cook talks about Apple’s policy regarding the privacy of user data; he understands the fact that people “have a right to privacy.” According to him, Apple just picks up a very small set of data from users and almost all of it is encrypted. Read More