Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs tried to land Apple TV deal with CBS, Les Moonves declined

CBS CEO Leslie Moonves mentioned in an interview recently that Steve Jobs had approached him about syndicating television content on Apple TV. Jobs pitched the partnership as a subscription service, but there aren't many details beyond that. Moonves shot down Jobs, citing concerns about disrupting the traditional CBS revenue stream. Specifically, Moonves said "You know more than me about 99 percent of things but I know more about the television business."

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Today would have been Steve Jobs' 57th birthday

Apple co-founder, guiding mind behind the iPhone, iPad, iTunes, Apple Retail, Pixar, and literally a lifetime of other culture- and industry-changing innovations, Steve Jobs was born 57 years ago today. He passed away last October right after the introduction of the iPhone 4S and Siri, leaving Apple under the guidance of Tim Cook.

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Apple's Eddy Cue accepts Special Merit Grammy for contributions to the music industry on behalf of Steve Jobs

The Recording Academy is honoring Steve Jobs with a Grammy for his contributions to the music industry. The Trustees Award is recognizing his accomplishments such as the iPod and iTunes music store. Apple senior vice president of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue accepted the award on his behalf.

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FBI file on Steve Jobs released, raises questions about his character

Steve Jobs' FBI file has been released and is now available for public viewing on their web site. It contains information from a background investigation conducted in 1991 when Jobs was being considered for an appointment to the President's Export Council during the Bush I White House. It also includes information relating to a bomb threat against Jobs in 1985.

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Former Apple manager tells how the original iPhone was developed, why it went with Gorilla Glass

Former Apple product manager, Bob Brochers, recently gave a lecture to students about how the original iPhone was realized by a small team of engineers that Steve Jobs put together. MacNN went over some of the talking points:

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Neil Young claims Steve Jobs preferred listening to music on vinyl

Canadian musician Neil Young has claimed in an interview that Steve Jobs preferred listening to music played back on vinyl rather than digitally via an iPod. Speaking to Peter Kafka and Walt Mossberg at the D: Dive Into Media conference, he told them that he discussed the prospect of offering higher quality digital music downloads with Steve Jobs.

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Apple posting Steve Jobs pictures, quotes at Cupertino Campus

Apple is continuing to enculturate the legacy of Steve Jobs, this time by placing memorable quotes and iconic images of their late co-founder around their Cupertino campus. The images include everything from the original Mac to the lasted MacBook Air, from Jobs' earliest days to his final appearances.

Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac reports that they're meant to serve as guidance and motivation for the next generation of Apple employees.

I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.

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Bill Gates talks about relationship with Steve Jobs

During a recent ABC News interview, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates offered up some insight into his ongoing relationship and final conversations with Apple co-founder,Steve Jobs.

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Steve Jobs mentioned during U.S. State of the Union Address

Steve Jobs, the late founder and CEO of Apple, was mentioned tonight by U.S. president Obama during the 2012 State of the Union address.

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Virgin America names one of its planes in memory of Steve Jobs

Virgin America has named one of its planes in memory of Steve Jobs. The plane has a well known Jobs quote emblazoned across it from his 2005 commencement address at Stanford University, “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”.

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