Posts Tagged ‘Steve Jobs’

Steve Jobs: Microsoft couldn’t copy the Mac well, they just didn’t get it

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:12 No Comments

Steve Jobs thoughts on Microsoft from his official biography reveal that he felt Google and Microsoft were similar. Speaking to Walter Isaacson in a series of over 40 interviews, Jobs said “Microsoft and Google have a lot in common.” He described Microsoft’s lack of humanity and labeled Microsoft as a pure technology company. “They just didn’t get it, even when they saw the Mac they couldn’t even copy it well. How dumb do you have to be to not see it, once you see it you know, but Google is the same way. They just don’t get it.” Jobs also spoke about Gates in one of his interviews, describing him as wealthy but questioning whether that was his aim. “Bill ended up the wealt

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Apple co-founder & former CEO Steve Jobs has passed away at age 56

Thursday, October 6, 2011 11:12 No Comments

News just broke that Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has passed away at age 56, Steve Jobs, the mastermind behind Apple’s iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes, has died, Apple said. Jobs was 56. Apple’s statement is as follows: “We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today,” read a statement by Apple’s board of directors. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve. His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraord

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now Richer than Apple CEO Steve Jobs

Friday, September 24, 2010 9:20 1 Comment

Forbes recently updated their 400 Richest Americans list and well, let’s just say that a certain 26 year old iPhone-hating Facebook CEO is now worth more than you can ever be. Now worth a whopping $69,000,000,000 ($6.9B), Mark Zuckerberg is also the youngest billionaire in the world. His wealth has, of course, accumulated from the world’s most popular social networking website Facebook. Like most other billionaires, Zuckerberg is a drop-out (from the prestigious Harvard University). He came up with Facebook in his days at Philips Exeter Academy when the academy annual published a book which featured headshot photos of students, faculty and staff. This book itself was known as the “Fac

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs to be honored at Vision Awards for “Lifetime Achievement in Technology”

Monday, September 6, 2010 12:55 1 Comment

Over the weekend, exclusive Apple blog 9to5Mac discovered in a local Beverly Hills, California newspaper that Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs will receive the “Lifetime Achievement in Technology” honor at the 40th anniversary Visions Awards on September 23rd. Industry speculation merits the award recognition towards his vision to achieve a touchscreen interface with the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad that can read onscreen text and verbally describe items underneath a person’s finger. While this surprising announcement may be a tough pill for some to swallow,  this is not the first time Jobs has received a recent prestigious honor. In November 2009, the Apple c

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Steve Jobs, Now the World’s Most Valuable CEO

Monday, March 29, 2010 9:53 No Comments

In year 2008 and 2009, when most of the companies in the world were passing through a state of recession and financial crisis, there were some who went on the offensive and scored big. So this week when Barron released its annual list of the best CEOs in the world, Steve Jobs of Apple returned to the list from last year, joining Jeffrey Bezos of Amazon.com, Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway and Mark Hurd of Hewlett-Packard. When Barron drew up its annual list of the 30 most respected CEOs, it sought to identify executives who kept their companies out of trouble and took advantage of the downturn to expand, make shrewd acquisitions, feast on the problems of competitors, and sailed

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