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JOBS movie tanks on opening weekend

JOBS movie tanks on opening weekend

The JOBS movie starring Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad has been one of the most anticipated movies over the last several months for tech enthusiasts, but it seems the film didn't fare well with movie-goers and critics alike. The movie only brought in $6.7 million during opening weekend in North America.

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Can Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Movie Please Everyone?

Can Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Movie Please Everyone?

Earlier today, I watched a trailer for the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, jOBS. The film, which stars Ashton Kutcher, claims to be the definitive movie source for the life and times of one of the most iconic figures in all of the technology industry.

Based on the trailer, it appears jOBS will start out the beginning of Apple, delve into the co-founder’s personal life, and talk about some of his greatest achievements. The movie will also follow some of Jobs’ greatest debacles, including being thrown out of the company he co-founded by the powers at the top.

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iPad-only “Steve Jobs Schools” set to appear in the Netherlands

iPad-only “Steve Jobs Schools” set to appear in the Netherlands

As several large tech-based companies continue to unleash their own education initiatives this year, it appears that this totally unofficial (for now) iPad-based solution may take on one of the most radical. Initiated by Amsterdam public opinion researcher Maurice de Hond and announced this week in the Netherlands were 11 "Steve Jobs schools" for children that'll make major efforts to bring students into the future with an iPad-based system. No more pencils, no more books, as they say.

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JOBS movie trailer goes live

JOBS movie trailer goes live

We're just two months away from the theatrical release of JOBS, the Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as the Apple man himself. After being screened earlier this year to a limited audience, the movie is getting its first trailer released unto the public, and it gives us a glimpse as to what to expect come August 16.

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Steve Jobs an ebooks doubter Eddy Cue tells iBooks price fix court

Steve Jobs an ebooks doubter Eddy Cue tells iBooks price fix court

Apple's Steve Jobs had to be convinced of the potential for ebooks on the iPad, Eddy Cue has revealed, describing how he needed to petition for iBooks support during testimony at the ebook price fixing trial this week. Cue first pitched a digital bookstore in 2009, Cue told the court, AllThingsD reports, but Jobs "wasn't interested" as at the time the iPad was yet to be launched. However, after revisiting the idea on the iPad, Jobs gave Cue's team less than three months to get the iBookstore ready for public demo at the first launch event.

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Apple reveals actual Steve Jobs ebook email (and it’s not what the DoJ used)

Apple reveals actual Steve Jobs ebook email (and it’s not what the DoJ used)

The "smoking gun" email the Department of Justice has cited as evidence of Apple's conspiracy with publishers to artificially hike ebook pricing was, in fact, only an unsent draft by Steve Jobs, the Cupertino firm's legal team has revealed. The DoJ had highlighted the email, from Jobs to SVP Eddy Cue, as a sign that Apple would pressure publishers to force Amazon into shifting to the so-called agency model of ebook pricing, which would result in more expensive downloads and, consequently, more money for the iBookstore. However, Apple revealed that the actual email Jobs sent to Cue was far less dramatic.

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JOBS movie releasing in theaters August 16

JOBS movie releasing in theaters August 16

The highly-anticipated biopic on the late Steve Jobs will see a nationwide theatrical release on August 16. JOBS, as it's called, was initially shown at the Sundance Film Festival back in January with a release date later in April. However, the film was eventually delayed with no rescheduled date disclosed. However, it seems we'll finally get to see the movie later in the summer.

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