Shipments of tablets running Google Inc’s Android will overtake the iPad this year for the first time, research house IDC predicted on Tuesday, as Apple Inc cedes more mobile market share to hard-charging rivals around the globe.
Several computers and items worth $60,000 (£38,000) were stolen from the home of the late Steve Jobs during a recent break-in, it has emerged.
Of course, we’ll never know, but when reading over Isaacson’s bio and reviewing Jobs’ achievements, it is possible to pull out what seem to be transferable traits, ideas and attitudes. Here are five such attributes that any business owner can embrace, even if they don’t have Jobs’ one-in-a-billion eye for design or mercurial personality.
The rise of the App Store and its progeny – the multi-millionaire developer, or ‘Appillionaire’ – is inspiring a new generation of indie kids to turn towards coding.
Mark Zuckerberg says he asked Steve Jobs about how to build a high-quality team and great products, but denies Apple and Facebook ever talked about an acquisition.
In this fascinating raw footage from 1990, Steve Jobs talks at great length (for 50 minutes) to a WGBH-Boston interviewer about computers, the efficiency of human beings’ locomotion compared with the animal kingdom, his early experience with programming and his ideas about the direction he saw technology taking in 1990.
“Even as a feminist, my whole life I’d been waiting for a man to love, who could love me. For decades, I’d thought that man would be my father,” said Simpson as quoted by USA Today. “When I was 25, I met that man and he was my brother.”
The entire Cupertino-based company was crammed into its outdoor amphitheater; Apple stores shut around the world as retail employees watched live.
60 Minutes has posted its two-part interview with Walter Isaacson, the authorized biographer of Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs, which aired at 7 p.m. local time Sunday evening [WATCH IT]
To put it mildly, Jobs’ passing marked the end of one of the most dramatic and fascinating executive comebacks in business history.