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Job Application Filled Out by Steve Jobs in 1973 Sells for $222,400

Wednesday March 24, 2021 11:16 am PDT by
A job application filled out by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs in 1973 has sold for a whopping $222,400 at auction in London (via iMore). The rare employment questionnaire went up for sale on February 24 with the auction lasting one month. Jobs filled out the application in hopes of landing a job after dropping out of Reed College, which he attended for around six months. A year later in 1974,...
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Today Marks Steve Jobs' 66th Birthday as MacRumors Turns 21

Wednesday February 24, 2021 5:14 am PST by
Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, and if he was still alive, today would mark his 66th birthday. Jobs founded Apple alongside Steve Wozniak in 1976, producing the very first Apple computers, but he also served as CEO during a pivotal period and was largely responsible for the company's wild success with products like the iPhone and the iPod. Under...
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Employment Questionnaire Filled in By Steve Jobs Going Up for Auction

Monday February 15, 2021 1:15 am PST by
An online auction to sell off a rare employment questionnaire filled out by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs opens later this month. Jobs filled out the application in 1973, just after dropping out of Reed College, where he attended school for approximately six months and then audited classes for another year and a half. On the document, Jobs lists "english lit" as his major, and Reed College...
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Today Marks the 11th Anniversary of Steve Jobs Unveiling the iPad

Wednesday January 27, 2021 6:08 am PST by
Today marks the 11th anniversary of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiling the original iPad at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. "iPad is our most advanced technology in a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price," said Jobs, in a press release on January 27, 2010. "iPad creates and defines an entirely new category of devices that will connect users with...
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Steve Jobs to Be Memorialized in National Garden of American Heroes

Tuesday January 19, 2021 12:49 am PST by
Steve Jobs is to be memorialized in the National Garden of American Heroes, after his name appeared along with hundreds of other notable figures in an executive order signed by outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump. According to the order, signed on Monday, the garden will be built in honor of "legends of America's past," and Jobs will be honored with a statue to commemorate his life and...
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Tim Cook Succeeded Steve Jobs as Apple CEO Nine Years Ago Today

Monday August 24, 2020 1:13 pm PDT by
Nine years ago today, on August 24, 2011, Steve Jobs stepped down as Apple CEO for the final time. Jobs was immediately named Apple's chairman, with then-COO Tim Cook taking over leadership of the company. Jobs sadly passed away just six weeks later, on October 5, one day after Apple introduced the iPhone 4s with Siri. He was 56. His death resulted in an outpouring of condolences from...
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Former iOS Chief Scott Forstall Shares Intriguing Story of His Interview With Steve Jobs at NeXT

Friday May 22, 2020 4:01 am PDT by
Former Apple executive and iOS chief Scott Forstall made a rare public appearance this week at Code.org's virtual Code Break event, and in between classes, Forstall shared the intriguing story of how he was hired by Steve Jobs. Forstall revealed that he had been considering working at Microsoft when he went to interview at NexT, the company started by Jobs after he had left Apple. Forstall...
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Jon Prosser Claims Apple is Working on 'Steve Jobs Heritage Edition' AR Glasses, Gurman Calls Rumor 'Complete Fiction'

Thursday May 21, 2020 4:50 pm PDT by
Apple is working on a limited-edition version of its augmented reality smart glasses that's designed to look like the round, frameless glasses that Steve Jobs was famous for wearing, according to Jon Prosser. Prosser, who runs YouTube show Front Page Tech and who has been sharing a flood of Apple rumors in recent weeks, mentioned the detail in Cult of Mac's latest Cultcast podcast....
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Today Would Have Been Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs' 65th Birthday

Sunday February 23, 2020 11:01 pm PST by
Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, and had he not passed away in 2011 at the age of 56, today would have marked his 65th birthday. Jobs founded Apple alongside Steve Wozniak in 1976, and he was at the forefront of the personal computer revolution with machines like the Apple 1, Apple II, and the original Macintosh with its now-iconic name. Jobs was...
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Today Marks the 10th Anniversary of Steve Jobs Unveiling the iPad

Sunday January 26, 2020 11:00 pm PST by
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Steve Jobs unveiling the iPad at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. It was one of the last major products that he unveiled before his death in 2011. Jobs argued that there was room for a new device category between the smartphone and the laptop, but only if that device was superior at some tasks. He then introduced the iPad as exactly...
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Today Marks the 13th Anniversary of When Steve Jobs Unveiled the Original iPhone

Thursday January 9, 2020 12:10 pm PST by
13 years ago today, then Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage at Macworld in San Francisco and surprised the world with the very first iPhone. Jobs introduced the iPhone as if it were three separate products: an iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone, and a breakthrough internet communications device. Today, the iPhone is still all of those things, but also so much more. ...
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Phil Schiller Talks About the Development of the Original iPad in New Interview

Monday December 16, 2019 10:08 am PST by
In a retrospective on the technology of the last decade, The New York Times has shared a new interview with marketing chief Phil Schiller, covering the debut of the iPad in early 2010. Schiller says that the ‌iPad‌ was conceived when Apple began looking at a future computer device that could be sold under $500. Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO at the time, said that to reach that price point, things...
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Former Apple Employee Shares Incredible Story of Accidentally Stealing Steve Jobs' MacBook From His Office

Tuesday November 19, 2019 5:45 am PST by
On a recent episode of The Eavesdrop podcast with Hector Rodriguez, shared on Reddit, Apple's former vice president of mobile advertising Andy Miller shared an incredible story about accidentally stealing Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' laptop, mouse, and mouse pad during a heated meeting in Jobs' office. The story truly speaks for itself and begins at the 44 minute mark. Miller uses a few...
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Tim Cook Remembers Steve Jobs on 8th Anniversary of His Death

Saturday October 5, 2019 4:56 am PDT by
Eight years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 56, one day after somewhat subdued Apple executives introduced the iPhone 4s at a media event on the company's Infinite Loop headquarters campus. As he traditionally does, Apple CEO Tim Cook today marked the anniversary of Jobs' death with a tweet, sharing a Jobs quote and a photo of him at the iconic cube at...
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Bob Iger: If Steve Jobs Were Alive, We Would Likely Have Combined Apple and Disney

Wednesday September 18, 2019 1:45 pm PDT by
Disney CEO and former Apple board member Bob Iger has a new book coming out later this month, and ahead of its release, Vanity Fair has shared some key excerpts about Steve Jobs, who was Iger's close friend. When Iger first took over as CEO of Disney, the relationship between the two companies was strained due to Jobs' disagreements with Michael Eisner and the end of a deal that had seen...
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Pixar Animations Studios Poster Signed by Steve Jobs to Be Auctioned Off for $25,000+ [Update: Sold]

Monday August 26, 2019 2:20 pm PDT by
A rare Pixar Animation Studios poster featuring "Toy Story" characters Buzz Lightyear and Woody that was signed by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs is set to be auctioned off later this week. Jobs is said to have signed the poster sometime after 1995 when "Toy Story" debuted. The movie was Pixar's first feature length film and it was overwhelmingly successful, securing Pixar as a major animated...
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iBook Turns 20: Watch Steve Jobs Unveil the World's First Notebook With Wireless Internet

Sunday July 21, 2019 12:00 am PDT by
Upon returning to Apple in the late 1990s, Steve Jobs came up with a 2×2 product grid in an effort to simplify Apple's then-bloated lineup of computers. The grid was split into four quadrants, including a professional desktop, a consumer desktop, a professional portable, and a consumer portable. Today marks the 20th anniversary of Jobs unveiling the fourth and final product in the grid, the ...
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Steve Jobs Criticized Tim Cook as 'Not a Product Person,' Says Biographer Walter Isaacson

Monday July 8, 2019 7:14 am PDT by
"Steve Jobs" biographer Walter Isaacson was on Squawk Box this week, and in an interview he mentioned that he "softened" parts of the book when it came to certain Jobs quotes (via CNBC). Particularly, Jobs was said to have criticized current Apple CEO Tim Cook for not being a "product person." According to Isaacson, "Steve says how ‌Tim Cook‌ can do everything, and then he looked at me and...
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Today Marks Steve Jobs' 64th Birthday as MacRumors Turns 19

Saturday February 23, 2019 11:05 pm PST by
Former Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, and if he were still alive, today would mark his 64th birthday. Jobs not only founded Apple alongside Steve Wozniak in 1976 and directed the development of some of the first personal computers, but he also brought Apple back from the brink of failure even after being ousted from the company he created. In the...
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Macintosh Turns 35

Wednesday January 23, 2019 11:00 pm PST by
Today marks the 35th anniversary of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs unveiling the original Macintosh. Jobs pulled the Macintosh out of a bag during Apple's annual shareholders meeting on January 24, 1984 at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, grinning from ear to ear as the crowd erupted in applause. Macintosh's very first words:Hello, I'm Macintosh. It sure is great to get...