New Book “Becoming Steve Jobs” Launches March 24

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Mar 022015
 

A new book titled “Becoming Steve Jobs” by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli will launch on March 24. The new book was not written without Jobs’ participation since Schlender worked as a journalist and covered Apple through those years.

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Steve Jobs ranked #1 in CNBC’s list of the most influential leaders in the past 25 years

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Apr 292014
 

Steve Jobs has been named the #1 most influential leader in CNBC’s First 25: Rebels, Icons & Leaders, described as “a definitive list of people who have had the greatest influence, sparked the biggest changes and created the most disruption in business over the past quarter century.”

“Steve Jobs earned the top spot for both transforming the way we think about technology and redefining the style in which we live […]

More than any other member of our group of extraordinary entrepreneurs and executives—all outstanding leaders—his vision spurred changes far beyond his industry and put an indelible stamp on the wider culture …” Continue reading »

Francisco Tolmasky hired by Apple at the age of 20 to work on Mobile Safari, shares his Apple story

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Apr 252014
 

The New York Times writes an article about Francisco Tolmasky, the 20 year old who was hired to work on Mobile Safari. Tolmasky was hired right out of college by Apple in 2006 when the company was getting ready to launch the iPhone. Continue reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio may portray Steve Jobs in Biopic

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Apr 222014
 

We reported a while back that David Fincher and Christian Bale may work on a a new Steve Jobs movie, but that may no longer be the case. According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter, Sony is reportedly in talks with director Danny Boyle to direct the upcoming Steve Jobs movie based on the Walter Isaacson biography and Leonardo DiCaprio may portray Steve Jobs in the film. Continue reading »

Samsung’s Mike Pennington saw Steve Jobs death as “the best opportunity”

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Apr 162014
 

During the Apple-Samsung trial we have learned many things and now we have learned that Samsung saw Steve Jobs death as the best opportunity to attack the iPhone. Samsung released the Next Big Things ad to mock Apple costumers. Continue reading »

Don Melton, Former Safari Chief Shares Memories About Steve Jobs

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Apr 112014
 

Don Melton and Steve Jobs were not close but he has been involved with Jobs since the days of NeXT and is the former Safari Chief. Melton has contributed to the Safari browser and WebKit. Continue reading »

‘Jobs’ Biopic starring Ashton Kutcher now available for streaming on Netflix

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Mar 252014
 

Netflix the online media streaming service is now offering to stream “Jobs”, the biographic movie based on Steve Jobs, founder and visionary behind the Cupertino tech giant Apple Inc., and starring Ashton Kutcher, who portrayed the character of Steve Jobs for the silver screen. The film will be available for free for Netflix customers who are using the company’s unlimited streaming plan. Continue reading »

Christian Bale may portray Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin’s Biopic

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Mar 212014
 

The life and times of Steve Jobs is a pretty interesting story, we’re still very much enthused by the prospect of the upcoming Sony Pictures movie, based heavily upon the Isaacson biog. No less, of course, because scriptwriter Aaron Sorkin, of The Social Network fame, has a credible track record for turning tech stories into Hollywood blockbusters, and as the search for an actor to play Jobs continues, Christian Bale has emerged as a front-runner. Continue reading »

Video Tribute Honors Steve Jobs In 16th Annual Webby Awards

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May 222012
 

Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs had the right amount of charisma, intelligence, business acumen, leadership and ruthlessness to succeed at the highest level. With Apple currently riding on a huge high and having some of the most popular consumer electronic products the world has ever seen, his success speaks for itself, so does his legacy. Continue reading »

Working title for independent Steve Jobs film is ‘Jobs: Get Inspired’.

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Apr 162012
 

Film’s producer Mark Hulme of Five Star Institute spoke to Neowin about the film.

Joshua Michael Stern is known for directing the comedy Swing Vote. Why was he picked to direct Jobs?
We wanted a director who could not only buy into and execute our vision for the film but could also work within our framework as an independent film company. After several meetings with Josh we were confident we had found both a brilliant and collaborative director. As an experienced writer and director Josh has a masterful understanding of the process of film making. Continue reading »