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Steve Jobs’ Los Altos home designated historic resource

Steve Jobs’ Los Altos home designated historic resource

The home of the late and great Steve Jobs has received a designation of honor, being added to the list of Los Altos historic properties. The label was applied last night following a unanimous vote by the Los Altos Historical Commission, which has officially dubbed the home a historic resource. For those unaware, this is the home where Jobs co-founded Apple and constructed some of his first computer systems.

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iPhone smoke & mirrors as Apple engineer dishes on Steve Jobs’ big reveal

iPhone smoke & mirrors as Apple engineer dishes on Steve Jobs’ big reveal

A signal gage permanently showing five bars to hide radio crashes, a "golden path" for demos that was the only way to avoid crashes, and Steve Jobs accusing "you are [expletive] up my company": the launch of the original iPhone wasn't straightforward. In a lengthy retrospective about Apple senior engineer and iPhone radio manager Andy Grignon, the NYTimes pieces together the back-story on the game-changing iOS smartphone, and just how close to falling apart on-stage - and behind the scenes - the project was.

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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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