STEVE JOBS

  • Michael Fassbender to replace Bale in Steve Jobs biopic? November 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Michael Fassbender is reportedly in talks to replace Christian Bale in Apple's founder Steve Jobs' biopic. Bale, after much deliberation, came to the conclusion that he was not right for the part and withdrew, said The Hollywood Reporter. Previously, Leonardo DiCaprio was in line to play Jobs before moving...
  • Apple-1: A fully operational Apple computer from 1976 to be auctioned in December; could fetch $600,000 November 4, 2014

    New York: A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 will hit the auction block in December, where it is expected to fetch more than half a million dollars, Christie's said on Monday. The so-called Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer,...
  • Ideas that Apple stole for its Macs, iPods, iPhones, iPads, OS October 27, 2014

    Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is widely credited for revolutionising personal computing, but then not all of the tech visionary's revolutionary ideas were original. The list of the ideas that Apple stole from others is long and it covers many of the leading products that the Cupertino technology giant has produced....
  • Apple-1, the first Apple computer from 1976, sells for $905,000 at auction October 23, 2014

    One of the few remaining examples of Apple's first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, sold for $905,000 at an auction in New York on Wednesday, far outstripping expectations. The relic, which sparked a revolution in home computing, is thought to be one of the first batch of 50 Apple-1 machines assembled by Apple...
  • Will Christian Bale play Steve Jobs in a new biopic? October 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Christian Bale is in talks to portray Steve Jobs in a biopic, a role that Leonardo DiCaprio was circling earlier. Sony has started negotiations with 'The Fighter' star, who was the original choice when David Fincher was in talks to direct the movie about the Apple co-founder, according to...
  • 'The Innovators' review: The strong narrative and character portrayal makes it a must read October 16, 2014

    I remember reading, 'Steve Jobs' by Walter Isaacson with great trepidation. I thought I would get bored. I thought I would not be interested in it for long. I thought these things and a lot of other things before I invested time in the book. I loved the book at...
  • Charles Darwin's letter on sex life of barnacles, vintage Apple 1 from 1976 up for auction October 10, 2014

    New York: A letter by Charles Darwin on the sex life of barnacles and a still-working vintage Apple computer - one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 - are among the unique pieces of science history up for auction this month. Buyers at the October 22 event...
  • Will Apple finally unveil its first big thing since Steve Jobs' death? September 8, 2014

    San Francisco: It is a marketing strategy that few experts would recommend and even fewer companies can pull off. But the less Apple says about its eagerly anticipated event on Tuesday at a performing arts center in Silicon Valley, the more frenzied the speculation becomes. In keeping with its style, Apple has...
  • Wait, what? Is Steve Jobs alive? Reddit user's photo of a man who looks like the Apple cofounder sparks Internet hysteria August 8, 2014

    A Reddit user's page has been bombed with thousands of comments after he put up a picture of a man with a caption "Steve Jobs is in Rio de Janeiro, alive". The user TheHorseSizedDuck uploaded the image, which appears to be a selfie, with a man in a wheelchair in the...
  • Apple iPhone 'threat to national security': Chinese media July 12, 2014

    Beijing: A Chinese state broadcaster has accused US technology giant Apple of threatening national security through its iPhone's ability to track and timestamp a user's location. The "frequent locations" function, which can be switched on or off by users, could be used to gather "extremely sensitive data", and even state secrets,...
  • 'Yes, Steve Jobs took our jobs', says Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb July 5, 2014

    Stockholm: Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb on Friday accused Apple's late founder Steve Jobs of crushing his Nordic country's job market by selling innovations that caught Finland's companies off guard. "We had two pillars we stood on: one was the IT industry, the other one was the paper industry," Stubb told...
  • Tim Cook: The guy who likes doing everything that Steve Jobs hated to do May 13, 2014

    San Francisco: "Think different" became Apple's creed during the late Steve Jobs' reign as CEO. Now, chief executive Tim Cook is embracing the idea while making decisions that would have seemed crazy to his fabled predecessor. Apple's pending purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion...
  • Watch: Apple's new spaceship-like campus and how it was conceived April 22, 2014

    Apple has released a new video that details the company's new Campus 2 project. The video describes how Steve Jobs' ideas about environmental design went into designing and constructing this unique space. The 126-acre campus would include wooded walking areas, restaurants and fitness centres. It will accommodate up to 13,000...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio to play Steve Jobs in untitled biopic? April 22, 2014

    New York: Leonardo DiCaprio has reportedly been roped in to play Steve Jobs for Danny Boyle's untitled movie about the Apple Computer co-founder. The 39 year-old actor has been approached by Boyle, who is in negotiations to replace David Fincher as director. Fincher was previously attached to direct the film, with...
  • After Ashton Kutcher, Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs? March 25, 2014

    London: Director David Fincher of 'The Social Network' fame reportedly wants Christian Bale to play the role of late Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin's new film. Fincher is likely to direct the film only if they manage to get the Oscar winning star of 'The Dark Knight' trilogy to...
  • The nasty things about Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs you probably didn't know March 24, 2014

    Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs died at the age of 56 of cancer. The Silicon Valley icon who gave the world the iPod and the iPhone resigned as CEO of the world's largest technology corporation handing the reins to current chief executive Tim Cook. Steve Jobs, the Apple...
  • Steve Jobs' 59th birthday: 10 products that defined Jobs' career February 24, 2014

    Had Steve Jobs been alive today, it would have been his 59th birthday. The man who shaped contemporary consumer technology died on October 5, 2011.Steve Jobs had no formal schooling in engineering, yet he's listed as the inventor or co-inventor on more than 300 US patents. He invented and masterfully...
  • Apple founder Steve Jobs will appear on a US postage stamp next year February 21, 2014

    The US Postal Service will honour late Apple founder Steve Jobs by making him appear on a postage stamp in 2015 beginning. Other deceased icons who will be receiving their own stamps next year are Elvis Presley and famed 'Tonight Show' host Johnny Carson. An advisory committee of ordinary citizens...
  • Apple's Mac turns 30: On January 24, 1984 Apple sparked a computing revolution January 24, 2014

    New York: Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required people to type in commands. Once the Apple Macintosh came out 30 years ago Friday, people could instead navigate with a graphical user interface. Available options were organised...
  • Poll: Tendulkar, Jobs, Agassi whose goodbye speech did you love the most? November 19, 2013

    It's never easy to say goodbye. Tennis great Andre Agassi broke down on the field and cricketer Sachin Tendulkar bid a sombre adieu to millions of fans in a speech televised live. Their speeches made you love them more and had you tear up too as you realise that this...
  • Indians think from the heart: Ashton Kutcher August 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher, who shot parts of his latest movie 'JOBS' in India, believes the country's people think from their hearts over their minds. This, he says, made his experience of shooting in India worthwhile. Kutcher shot in India - in Old Delhi and the Jama Masjid area...
  • 7 Steve JobsSchools with one iPad per child open in the Netherlands August 23, 2013

    Amsterdam: Seven iPad-centric Steve JobsSchools opened their doors across the Netherlands earlier this week. The elementary schools, where iPads play an important role in education and where each student gets his or her own iPad, will educate students as per the principles of the O4NT foundation. O4NT is the Dutch acronym...
  • Ashton Kutcher's 'JOBS': Tweet Review August 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Director Joshua Michael Stern's 'JOBS' is a biopic on Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple. The film stars Ashton Kutcher, Matt Whiteley, Dermot Mulroney and Josh Gad in pivotal roles. Be it in Hollywood or be it in Bollywood, one thing is true about almost every biopic that is...
  • Friday Release 'JOBS': Will Ashton Kutcher do justice with the biopic? August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Josh Gad, who essays the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in 'JOBS', feels the movie's script is as engaging as bestselling book series 'Harry Potter'. 'JOBS' is a forthcoming biopic on late Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple. He died of pancreatic cancer in October 2011. He was...
  • Kutcher gets rave reviews for his portrayal of Steve Jobs in 'Jobs' August 17, 2013

    Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher has got rave reviews for his portrayal of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs's life in the movie 'Jobs'. ...
  • Meet Xiaomi, China's Apple that's like Amazon with a bit of Google August 16, 2013

    Beijing: Two years after its highquality, budget smartphone won over millions of Chinese fans, domestic tech firm Xiaomi Tech wants to make more money from online shopping and games than it does from selling its handsets. Xiaomi is better known globally as China's answer to Apple, an image that billionaire Lei...
  • Ashton Kutcher: Better at keeping personal life private August 8, 2013

    New York: Ashton Kutcher admires the way Steve Jobs kept his personal life private, and wishes he could do the same. "He was better at it than I am," the 35year old actor says. "This business has a propensity to force you to be more public than you probably want to...
  • 'Jobs' script as engaging as 'Harry Potter' books: Josh Gad July 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Josh Gad, who essays the role of Apple cofounder Steve 'Woz' Wozniak in 'JOBS', feels the movie's script is as engaging as bestselling book series 'Harry Potter'. 'JOBS' is a forthcoming biopic on late Steve Jobs, cofounder of Apple. He died of pancreatic cancer in October 2011. He...
  • Steve Jobs biopic 'Jobs' to be released on August 16 in India July 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Ashton Kutcher starrer Steve Jobs biopic 'Jobs' is set to hit Indian theatres on August 16. Based on the life of the cofounder of Apple, the biopic is directed by Joshua Michael Stern and stars Ashton Kutcher, who plays the late Steve Jobs, along with Josh Gad, JK...
  • Ashton Kutcher looks exactly like Steve Jobs in 'Jobs' new poster July 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A new poster of Ashton Kutcher starrer 'Jobs', which is said to be based on the life of Steve Jobs, is out. Kutcher has uncanny resemblance to the late Steve Jobs. The poster also reminds one of Apple's original logo. Actor Ashton Kutcher will be seen playing Steve...