Apple’s development of its iTV is being led by the man who played a key role in developing the iPod and the iTunes store, a report from Bloomberg says.
The engineer who created iTunes, Jeff Robbin, is leading Apple’s development of its iTV. Image: Yandle / Flickr (CC)
Citing unnamed sources, the publication says that Jeff Robbin is leading the development of Apple’s iTV.
“Jeff Robbin, who helped create the iPod in addition to the iTunes media store, is now guiding …
There was an incident in 1999 when Apple, who had then revoked licenses for clones of its Mac, offered Compaq a licensing deal for its Mac OS.
Steve Jobs once offered Compaq the chance to license Apple’s Mac OS. Image: yum9me / Flickr (CC)
The revelation came from Compaq former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ben Rosen who wrote that Steve Jobs offered Compaq the chance to license the Mac OS.
According to Rosen, Jobs invited him to a meeting to discuss an “important matter”.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who died on October 5th and was known to voice his often critical opinions about tech CEOs, said he admired Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for not selling out.
Jobs, during an interview with biographer Walter Isaacson noted that it has become common for people to talk about social networks in the plural but really Facebook dominates the space so much there is only one social network. ”It’s just Facebook. They’re dominating this. I admire Mark Zuckerberg. …
Apple’s board of directors handled issues arising from cofounder Steve Jobs health troubles in an appropriate manner, current board member and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore has said.
Apple board member Al Gore has said that the Apple board handled Steve Jobs health issues appropriately. Image: jdlasica / Flickr (CC)
The news came from the Apple board member at the ongoing All Things D tech event in Hong Kong on Friday.
“I thought it was handled absolutely correctly,” Gore said, …
The Apple tribute page for its late cofounder and visionary, Steve Jobs, has gone live.
Apple’s official tribute page for cofounder Steve Jobs has gone live. Image: philozopher / Flickr (CC)
Over a million people from all over the world have shared their memories, thoughts, and feelings about Steve. One thing they all have in common — from personal friends to colleagues to owners of Apple products — is how they’ve been touched by his passion and …
No other than Apple’s Steve Jobs made an offer to buy cloud storage firm Dropbox but the company’s founders rejected the pitch made in 2009, a report from Fortune reveals.
Dropbox has reportedly shot down a nine-figure buyout offer made by no other than Apple’s Steve Jobs in 2009. Image: babyben / Flickr (CC)
In the well-written and insightful report, Fortune says that Dropbox founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowski were invited by Jobs in December 2009 to Apple’s Cupertino, …
For those fearing that Apple may go through a rough patch in the near future now that Steve Jobs is gone, it turns out that its visionary cofounder has planned ahead, being “intimately involved” in the development of the iPhone 5, before his passing.
Apple’s Steve Jobs was “intimately involved” in the development of the iPhone 5, an analyst says. Image: kevinthoule / Flickr (CC)
The news comes From Rodman & Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumar who said in a note that the iPhone 5 “was …
Apple has justifiably kept mum about the private memorial service held at Stanford University on Sunday to honor Steve Jobs.
Apple 2.0 reports some of the people who the memorial service for Steve Jobs held at Stanford Univeristy on Sunday. Image: Christy Fu / Flickr (CC)
However, a report from Apple 2.0 on CNN lists some of the high-profile people who attended the service.
The site writes:
In alphabetical order:
Tim Allen, actor
Joan Baez, folksinger
Bono, U2 frontman
Bill Campbell, …
Apple has reportedly set a memorial service for Steve Jobs this Sunday at Stanford University, a report from The Wall Street Journal reveals.
Apple is holding a private memorial service for Steve Jobs at the Stanford University campus this Sunday. Image: Tim Patterson / Flickr (CC)
Citing invitees and a copy of the invitation, the publication says that the event will be on the evening of October 16 at the university’s campus.
The event is said to be private and is expected to be attended by …
Apple is set to report its financial performance for the company’s fourth quarter on Tuesday as events of immense influence marked the company’s recent history.
Apple will report its fourth quarter performance on Tuesday. Image: Szilveszter Farkas / Flickr (CC)
The Apple report comes as the company unveiled the iPhone 4S, the successor to the hugely-popular iPhone 4, on October 4.
However, an even bigger event marked Apple’s history as just a day after the iPhone 4S was launched, Apple …