Steve Jobs

The day Steve Jobs unveiled the Safari web browser

Don Melton, the man hired by Scott Forstall to build a web browser for the Mac, and later iOS, is continuing his post-Apple turn as a blogger, this time reminiscing about the day Steve Jobs introduced Safari at Macworld 2003. Writing on donmelton.com talks, in part, about the reaction to their use of Konquerer's KHTML instead of Firefox's Gecko rendering engine:

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Russian university unveils Steve Jobs memorial

A Russian university has installed a memorial to Steve Jobs. Standing in the courtyard of the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, the monument takes the shape of a large-scale iPhone. A large screen in front displays a photo and video presentation of Jobs’ life and career. The back of the monument features a QR code which, when scanned, directs people to a memorial website.

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How Steve Jobs and the iPhone changed AT&T

Getting cranky phone calls from Steve Jobs demanding to know why you're wasting his time with 100 pages on keyboards. Being told by your chief technology officer that you're crazy for giving in to Apple. Having to tell people you're betting on Jobs, not some unseen, unknown future device. That's just some of what AT&T and their executives experienced when they signed the exclusive deal with Apple for the iPhone.

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The normalization of Apple

Absent Steve Jobs, and now absent Scott Forstall, we may have lost Apple's highest highs and the greatest greats. But we may also have lost the lowest lows and worst of the worsts that came with them. Instead of Star Wars under Lucas, we'll have Star Wars under Disney. Instead of Kubrick, we'll have Pixar.

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Venus, Steve Jobs' yacht, launches in the Netherlands

Venus, the superyacht that Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, was working on before he passed away has been seen for the first time, in the city of Aalsmeer, Netherlands just off the docks of the Feadship custom yacht company that built it.

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Apple remembers Steve Jobs

Apple, today, took down the front page of Apple.com and replaced all navigation, all iPhone 5 hero graphics, and all links to corporate information, with a single, simple video containing iconic Steve Jobs words and images.

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Time names Steve Jobs one of the 20 most influential Americans of all time

Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs has been named as one of the 20 most influential Americans of all time. The acknowledgement comes from Time which named its top 20 “trailblazers, visionaries and cultural ambassadors who defined a nation.”

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Grab an extras role in the Ashton Kutcher led Steve Jobs movie in Pasadena next week

If you have some spare time next week and fancy being part of the upcoming Steve Jobs unofficial biography movie, then now’s your chance. The movie which stars Ashton Kutcher in the role of Steve Jobs is filming some important scenes in Pasadena CA on Monday July 16th and Tuesday July 17th.

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Aaron Sorkin talks about challenges in making Steve Jobs biopic

Aaron Sorkin, the screenwriter for the film adaptation of Walter Isaacson's official Steve Jobs biography, was another high-profile guest being interviewed at the D10 conference this week. He spoke in fairly general terms about the project, since it was still very early stage.

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All six Steve Jobs interviews at the D conference now available as audio and video podcasts

All Steve Jobs appearances at the All Things D conference have now been made available as podcasts on iTunes. There are many videos of Steve Jobs around today, there are a lot of him presenting at product launches and of course his famous Stanford commencement but there are very few actual sit down interviews.

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