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Jobs originally wanted Intel in iPad according to biography

Jobs originally wanted Intel in iPad according to biography

Apple is a company that has been so successful in the technology realm that it's hard to believe just how well the company has done over the years. One of the most successful products that Apple has produced in a very long time is the iconic iPad. The iPad is by far the most popular tablet in the world today and according to the biography of the late Steve Jobs, he first wanted Intel to power the iPad.

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Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony has acquired the movie rights to Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs and is reportedly pursuing screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to turn the book into a script for the big screen. Sorkin not only has several acclaimed works under his belt but also seems especially fit for the part since he had recently won an Academy Award for his work on the movie about Facebook called The Social Network.

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60 Minutes Steve Jobs biographer interview released [Video]

60 Minutes Steve Jobs biographer interview released [Video]

CBS has released the full 60 Minutes interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, featuring excerpts from the book released today, along with recorded content from sessions with Jobs that have never before been heard. In the video - which you can find after the cut - Isaacson describes Jobs warts and all: "He's not warm and fuzzy" the writer observes, but was a man who, in his own words, wanted to "be with people who demand perfection."

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Apple “Celebrating Steve” memorial video released

Apple “Celebrating Steve” memorial video released

Apple has shared a video of the "Celebrating Steve" memorial event held on the company's Cupertino campus last wednesday, October 19, a 70 minute film with speeches from new CEO Tim Cook, design wizard Jonathan Ive, and members of the Apple board. The event - which saw Apple stores close for the day, and employees all over the world tune in to a streamed livecast - was a celebration of Steve Jobs, who passed on October 5.

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Jobs biography reveals plans for integrated Apple TV

Jobs biography reveals plans for integrated Apple TV

Among several interesting revelations, the new biography on the late Apple co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, reveals his plans for a future Apple TV. And by that, we don't mean just another iteration of the current Apple TV set-top box, but a full-fledged Apple-branded television set designed on the same principles of simplicity and ease of use that have made Apple's other products so successful.

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Steve Jobs posthumous Apple design focus revealed

Steve Jobs posthumous Apple design focus revealed

Steve Jobs warned his team at Apple not to double-guess "what Steve would have done" after he passed, board member Al Gore has revealed, however the opinionated founder also made sure that design was still top of the agenda in developing new products. "Don't ask what Steve would have done, follow your own voice," Jobs told staff at Apple in the time preceding his death, Gore recalled in interview with AllThingsD. However, according to the previewed Steve Jobs biography, he also made sure that his "spiritual partner" Jonathan Ive, Apple's design chief, would remain unimpeachable.

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Steve Jobs pledged “thermonuclear war” on “grand theft” Android

Steve Jobs pledged “thermonuclear war” on “grand theft” Android

Steve Jobs described Android as a "grand theft" of iPhone technology, promising to "go thermonuclear war" to "destroy" Google's smartphone platform according to a new biography of the Apple founder. In a subsequent heated meeting with Eric Schmidt, then CEO of Google, Jobs refused to consider any sort of settlement to the lawsuit Apple filed, arguing that his company had "plenty of money" and telling Schmidt "I want you to stop using our ideas in Android, that's all I want" according to a copy of the book obtained early by the Associated Press.

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Apple retail stores to close Wednesday during Steve Jobs memorial

Apple retail stores to close Wednesday during Steve Jobs memorial

According to the WSJ, two sources familiar with the situation revealed that Apple will be briefly closing down some of its retail stores on Wednesday during the company's internal Steve Jobs memorial ceremony scheduled for the morning of October 19. The ceremony is open only to Apple employees and will take place at the outdoor amphitheater on the Infinite Loop campus.

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Apple Logo with Steve Jobs face in it called into question

Apple Logo with Steve Jobs face in it called into question

It's not like the logo was called in to the police station for questioning, no, instead what's happening now in the week after the passing of the legendary entrepreneur designer inventor Steve Jobs is an argument over who created the now omnipotent "face in apple" logo that you've almost certainly seen since it went viral in the past few days. The dispute over who originally created the logo, or more specifically who came up with the concept for the logo, has been quietly, and I emphasize quitely, raging between several graphic design-minded parties.

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Apple to celebrate Steve Jobs’ life on October 19

Apple to celebrate Steve Jobs’ life on October 19

Apple CEO Tim Cook has reportedly sent out an email to employees to inform them of a planned celebration of Steve Jobs' life on Wednesday, October 19. The internal memorial ceremony will be held in the outdoor ampitheater of Apple's Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino and will start at 10am.

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