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If you haven't seen enough of Apple's Tim Cook over the past few days, you're in luck. The soft-spoken CEO sat down for a two-hour interview with PBS anchor Charlie Rose.
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As with most long interviews with the late CEO, it's filled with fantastic nuggets about his life, Apple, and the future of computing. "The Apple offices are clearly not like most places of employment.
In what was to be his last public appearance before his death, Steve Jobs detailed to Cupertino city council, California, in 2011 the plans behind Apple's new headquarters - a 71 hectare campus with an enormous O-shaped building for 13,000 employees at its heart. Jobs claimed that they had the opportunity to construct "the best office building in the world", the donut-like plan by Norman Foster hinged not just on aesthetics but also ensuring the possibility for collaboration between workers who would be able to walk around the new campus, a concept which is central to how architects now look at the modern office.
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, he declared himself interim CEO. He wanted someone else to be Apple's full-time CEO, so he could be the chairman and focus on his other job at Pixar.
Phablets, including Apple's first one, won't just impact iPad mini sales. They could kill off an even smaller category of tablet.
While many parents allow their children to bathe in the glow of tablets, smartphones and computers day and night, Steve Jobs limited the time his kids spent on gadgets at home. When Steve Jobs was running Apple, he was known to call journalists to either pat them on the back for a recent article or, more often than not, explain how they got it wrong.
Back in 2003, I was at what was then called Macworld Expo wearing two hats. First was as a member of the press, and second was as a speaker at a breakout session.
BACK in the information Dark Ages - 2007 to be precise - a respected US market research company, Universal McCann, published a report proving there was no market for the new Apple iPhone. The late Steve Jobs is now laughing in High Tech heaven.
Apple put mobile wallet payment platforms like Google Wallet, Square and PayPal on notice this week with the reveal of i Pay, but before Cupertino decided to launch its answer to the wallet, sources tell TechCrunch the company was eyeing an acquisition of Square. Square's simplistic payments platform seems like it would have been the perfect fit for Apple and would have added "Next Steve Jobs Nominee" Jack Dorsey to its loaded executive ranks, but after Apple executives failed to put enough cash on the table, Square walked away from negotiations.
Williams Street Repertory , winner of four 2013 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, continues its 2014/2015 Season with controversey: Mike Daisey 's The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs . The Agony and the Ecstasy... opens tonight, September 13 at 8:00 pm, and runs for select dates and times through September 20 at Raue Center For The Arts in Crystal Lake, Illinois.
Joe Costello is the Chairman and CEO of a startup called Enlighted, a lighting sensor network company that brings connected devices to the workplace. He's been mostly involved with startups in the past decade, but in the 90s, Costello used to be one of the biggest star CEOs in tech.
Jobs in his home office. No public photos have surfaced of his office at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino.
Apple was a hungry, underappreciated company for many years both before and after the return of Steve Jobs. Now that Apple has achieved unconstrained, unabashed, tumultuous success, that often treads on customers, what exactly is Apple going to do about it? I remember the PC war years.
It has been a whirlwind nine months for Guy Oseary since he took the reins of U2 's management after longtime manager Paul McGuinness announced his retirement last fall. That includes a Golden Globe , an Oscar nomination , a big Super Bowl campaign and the premiere of The Tonight Show in support of two songs that ultimately didn't make the final cut on Songs of Innocence , the history-making album that debuted to 500 million iTunes customers on Sept.
Apple may have booked every cargo flight from China to the U.S. on three major freight carriers for two weeks, to deliver enough iPhone 6 units to fulfill demand when the phone launches on Sept. 19 . So far, I've heard this from two manufacturers and an analyst here at the CTIA Wireless Super Mobility Week trade show, most notably Oleg Katchko from small unlocked phone maker Unnecto.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:43 am
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