The Tim Cook era at Apple has quickly become one of the more responsible eras the company has ever seen. That’s not meant to disrespect the late Steve Jobs, but he did bring his famous “reality distortion” when calling the shots. Under Cook, we have seen an impressive amount of responsibility in all areas of the company, including managing new hires, releasing products, and releasing timely software updates.
Berenberg analyst Andaan Ahmad thinks Apple should buy Tesla Motors and make Elon Musk—who he perceives to be an innovative presence like the late Steve Jobs—Apple CEO. Mr. Ahmad suggests that by buying Tesla Apple would obtain in the person of Elon Musk a new iconic partner to lead Apple’s innovation — a move that would be analogically similar to the company buying NeXT in 1997 and getting Steve Jobs back as a bonus
In today’s Apple story that probably doesn’t affect anyone you know, Julian Robertson, a semi-retired hedge fund manager revealed that he dropped all his stock in Apple after reading the Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. Robertson came to the conclusion that while Jobs was a genius, he was also a “really awful” person who couldn’t build a long-lasting company.
Soon after the death of Apple co-founder and visionary, Steve Jobs, people all over the world began to honor the late CEO by naming schools, stores, and many other products after him. Now, it seems his legacy will be preserved for future generations to experience. According to a report from CNN, Steve Jobs’ childhood home in Los Gatos, California may soon become a historical landmark protected by the state.
Last Wednesday, seven new “Steve Jobs schools” opened in Sneek, Breda, Almere (2x), Emmen, Heenvliet and Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The schools operate according to the principles of the O4NT foundation (Education for a New Era), and the iPad plays a key role in the schools’ approach, with each child having access to a virtual school through his or her iPad.
It’s Friday, you just got paid, and you may be thinking, “Hey, let’s go see a movie tonight.” That’s a fine idea, and if Pacific Rim is still showing around you, that’s the way to go. If it’s not, you may be considering “Jobs,” starring Ashton Kutcher as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Before you drive downtown, check out Stephen Silver’s Jobs movie review.
A new website for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs, has been launched by Open Road Films, featuring a number of videos and reviews. The videos include a commentary about the upcoming film starring Ashton Kutcher, as well as other clips from the film. It’s interesting to note how the tile design of the site uses the same multicolor palette that the old Apple logo had. It’s also very similar to the color palette of the upcoming of iOS 7.
The colorful artwork for the Jobs movie poster features Ashton Kutcher dressed up as the Apple co-founder, complete with the salt and pepper beard and the circular glasses. In the biopic, co-founder Steve Wozniak is played by Josh Gad. It’s worth noting that Wozniak has claimed the scenes portrayed in the trailer and other videos are “… so far from anything that really happened.”
The first trailer for the Steve Jobs biopic—”Jobs”—was released to the public. The movie features Ashton Kutcher in the lead role of Steve Jobs and Josh Gad as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The trailer focuses mostly on Jobs’ early years at Apple, providing quick snapshots of Jobs starting the company in the garage of his parent’s home, Apple going public, and his eventual firing from the company in 1985.
The Steve Jobs biopic, “jOBS,” has been in production since last year, and it finally has an official release date. On Wednesday, Open Road Films announced the film will be released in theaters across the nation on August 16th.
A couple of “lost interview” videos with Steve Jobs conducted in 1990 and 1995 during Jobs’s years running NeXT Computer (when he was 35 and 40 respectively) have recently been unearthed. Both address many of the same topics, the unedited 1990 version being more raw and in some ways more fascinating for that. Jobs had more »
Funny or Die’s Steve Jobs biopic, aptly titled iSteve, finally went live today. Although not as immediately hilarious as many of their other videos, iSteve manages to weave together historical fact with hilarious fiction for an irreverent look at the late Steve Jobs. If you need something to keep you entertained until the legitimate biography starring Ashton Kutcher comes out, or if you just need to kill an hour and a half at work, check out iSteve over at Funny or Die.