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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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Does Tim Cook Need to Do A Better Job of Publicly Asserting Himself?

Does Tim Cook Need to Do A Better Job of Publicly Asserting Himself?

Apple CEO Tim Cook is an interesting person. He marched his way to the top of Apple’s corporate ladder through hard work and an uncommon intelligence that Steve Jobs, one of the most highly respected chief executives in history, respected. Tim Cook was able to earn the job that countless people around the globe would love to have. And he did it with grace and respect for his predecessor.

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Bill Gates reflects: Steve Jobs, old rivalries, and Foundation future

Bill Gates reflects: Steve Jobs, old rivalries, and Foundation future

Bill Gates has described his final meeting with Steve Jobs, in an emotional interview with 60 Minutes' Charlie Rose in which he recalled his rival and friend's "forward looking" attitude. "He and I, in a sense, grew up together" Gates said of his relationship with Jobs, a complex friendship that saw each man engage and respect with each other on a personal level, while at the same time lead companies that at many points in their history were fiercely competitive and even antagonistic.

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Why Steve Jobs’ Cup of Coffee Would Go for Much More Than Tim Cook’s

Why Steve Jobs’ Cup of Coffee Would Go for Much More Than Tim Cook’s

If you’re thirsty, you can grab a cup of Joe with Apple CEO Tim Cook and talk to him about, well, just about anything.

Right now, Cook is auctioning off the amount of time it takes to sip a cup of coffee to one lucky (and rich) fan. As of this writing, the bid stands at $190,000, even though its estimated value is $50,000. And since there are nearly three weeks left to bid, it shouldn’t surprise anyone if that figure runs much, much higher.

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Apple’s government liaison indicates next two iPhones were designed during Jobs’ reign

Apple’s government liaison indicates next two iPhones were designed during Jobs’ reign

The iPhone is a hot commodity, and so it isn't surprising that over half of the reported smartphone thefts in San Francisco concerned the Apple-branded handset. San Fran's District Attorney George Gascon has been meeting with phone makers in light of the growing number of phone thefts, discussing with them the creation of a standard kill-switch for disabling a handset that has been stolen. Eventually he met with Apple's government liaison, and had some interesting things to say about the encounter.

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Weekend Watching: rediscovered VHS tapes of Woz speaking at 1984 Apple Pi club

Weekend Watching: rediscovered VHS tapes of Woz speaking at 1984 Apple Pi club

Today several bits of a couple of speeches made by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and another Macintosh legend have surfaced via a friendly holder of several VHS recordings of a 1984 meeting of the Apple Pi computer club. These tapes recorded Woz and Apple Employee #6 Randy Wigginton speaking at the Denver Apple Pi computer club back on October 4th 1984, and are being digitized and cleaned for your enjoyment this weekend. Don't miss the "Pledge of Apple Allegiance", whatever you do.

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Apple chairman says it’s “weird” without Jobs, but last quarter was still “phenomenal”

Apple chairman says it’s “weird” without Jobs, but last quarter was still “phenomenal”

It's been roughly 16 months since the passing of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, and the chairman of the company's board of directors, Arthur Levinson, says that it's been "weird" not having Jobs around. Even though the company has released several new products since the co-founder's passing, such as the iPad mini and the iPhone 5, Levinson says that it's been tough to ignore Jobs's absence.

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