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WOZNIAK ON JOBS BIOPIC: “TOTALLY WRONG”

January 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

It seems clear that the producers of Open Road Films’ Steve Jobs biopic iJobs, starring Ashton Kutcher, never consulted Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak about the movie. Wozniak has seen only the clip of the film that has been uploaded on YouTube, and, in two emails to the Gizmodo tech site, has pronounced it “Totally wrong.” […]

REPORT: NO APPLE TV THIS YEAR

September 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Remember all those rumors earlier this year about how Apple was about to begin producing a “smart” TV set based on a Eureka! moment that the late Steve Jobs experienced? It’s not going to happen, at least not this year, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. Apple, it suggested, was being stymied in its plans to […]

APPLE’S TV SPOTS ASSAILED

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On the heels of a disappointing quarterly earnings report, Apple is now taking a drubbing for its current round of television commercials featuring an Apple “genius” dispensing advice to Macintosh buyers about how to use their laptops. Several bloggers mentioned that they doubted the spots would ever have received a stamp of approval from Steve […]

CBS’S MOONVES TREADS CAREFULLY IN DIGITAL BIZ

March 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The emergence of digital businesses such as Hulu, Netflix and Amazon has opened new revenue streams for CBS, but each one must be separately appraised, CBS chief Les Moonves told a media conference at UCLA on Saturday. Moonves said that recent deals with Netflix and Hulu for content on The CW, which CBS owns with […]

WHEN IT COMES TO TWITTER, MTV BEATS THE SUPER BOWL

December 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Twitter on Tuesday announced the events of 2011 that generated the most tweets per second. No. 1 on the list was the MTV Video Music Awards, when Beyoncé revealed she was pregnant. Some 8,868 tweets were recorded for that event. By contrast, while the Super Bowl on February 6 drew the biggest television audience in […]

DISNEY’S IGER JOINS APPLE’S BOARD

November 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Cementing the strong bond between the Walt Disney Company and Apple Computer, Apple named Disney chief Robert Iger to its board on Tuesday. At the time of his death, Apple’s Steve Jobs was an outspoken member of Disney’s board — and also the company’s largest stockholder, the result of a bold move by Iger in […]

ADOBE DROPPING ITS FLASH VIDEO FOR SMARTPHONES

November 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In an announcement that would have brought a smile to the face of Steve Jobs had he been alive, Adobe has revealed it is abandoning its Flash video player for mobile devices. Jobs had refused to include the player in his iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices on the grounds that it sucked up too […]

IS APPLE ABOUT TO INTRODUCE A REMOTE-FREE TV?

October 24, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

Before his death, Steve Jobs had put into motion a new project at Apple aimed at revolutionizing the standard television set. In his biography of the Apple founder, out today (Monday), Walter Isaacson quotes Jobs as saying, “I’d like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use. … It would be […]

DON’T FORGET: JOBS ALSO GAVE US PIXAR

October 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

While Steve Jobs will forever be associated with Apple, history will likely regard his influence on the entertainment business to have been as consequential as his influence on the personal computer business. It goes without saying that Apple’s iPod and the iTunes store has transformed the way music is now played and collected. But equally […]

JOBS RESIGNS AS APPLE CEO (Update)

August 25, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Steve Jobs has resigned as Apple’s CEO. In a letter to the company’s board of directors, Jobs said, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” […]

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