Steve Jobs To Be Awarded 2013 Legends Award By Disney

stevesketchDisney today announced that it will honor Steve with a Disney Legends Award at this year’s D23 Expo on Saturday in California.

Disney CEO Bob Iger said -

“The Disney Legend Award is our highest and most coveted honor. It’s reserved for the extraordinary visionaries and artists behind the Disney magic, the men and women who push the limits of innovation and creativity to ensure Disney remains truly special. The eight Legends we honor this year helped create some of our most beloved characters along with exciting new worlds and thrilling attractions. They also entertained millions of people and expanded our definition of what’s possible. They are all indelible parts of our legacy, and we are proud to recognize them as true Disney Legends.”

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Chinese Version of Steve Jobs – Huge Knockoff

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When we talk of Chinese knockoffs, one can always expect them to come up with their own version of any popular brand, everything from rubber sandals to electronics and more. Cheap copies of the iPhone have been made in China in huge volumes and we find that normal but it is weird that even Steve Jobs is being copied. According to New York Times, China has come up with a Chinese version of Steve Jobs. Read More

Steve Jobs High School GPA – 2.65

stevehighschoolIn life, nothing is certain. There are some kids with high grades in school that we expect a lot from but grow up to live mediocre lives, and there are those who we think won’t go far but end up becoming game changers. The late Steve Jobs is an example, we all know he was a college dropout when he started working with Atari. A miniaturization competition project paired him with Steve Wozniak and from there they eventually started a company that was to become the giant industry shaker known as Apple Inc. Read More

Glassdoor Ratings Show Employees Love Tim Cook

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Despite past rumors of the removal of Tim Cook from being the Apple CEO and Rocco Pendola calling his hiring ‘Steve Job’s worst decision’, in a recent compilation of survey ratings by Glassdoor, employees gave their CEO Tim Cook a collective 94% rating for being a good leader. Glassdoor is a site where employees from different companies can anonymously rate and post reviews of their companies and the management. Read More

MobileMe Failed Because of Steve Jobs

MobileMe Steve JobsMobileMe is considered as one of Apple’s biggest failures. It was intended to be a cloud based service that would help keep all Apple devices in sync, but it did not work out as planned. Apparently, Steve Jobs gathered everyone on the MobileMe team in one room and asked – “Can someone please tell me what MobileMe was supposed to do?” and when someone from the team gave an answer, Steve replied – “Then why the fuck doesn’t it do that!” Read More

Reminder: How Angry Birds Came Into Being

quoraIn an excellent recent thread on Quora titled “Which startups have the best stories?”, the incredible story of Angry Birds came up and we’d like to remind all of our readers about it again. It’s really remarkable as Steve Jobs pointed out that the only thing that separates the good entrepreneurs from the not so good entrepreneurs in the eyes of society is pure perseverance. Read More