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Sony Pictures wants to make film on Steve Jobs

Firstpost - 9 Oct, 2011
Los Angeles: Hollywood is keen to bring the life story of Steve Jobs, the iconic Apple co-founder and CEO, on the big screen soon. Just days after the death of Apple's co-founder, Sony Pictures is in negotiations to buy the screen rights to 'Steve ...

Sony Pictures negotiating film rights to Steve Jobs biography

Hindustan Times - 9 Oct, 2011
PTI In 1984 file photo, Steve Jobs, chairman of the board of Apple Computer, leans on the new Macintosh personal computer following a shareholder's meeting in Cupertino, California. Apple Inc. said Jobs is resigning as CEO, effective immediately. ...

Steve Jobs' inward vision

Ottawa Citizen - David Warren - 9 Oct, 2011
Who is not an expert in technology, today? Indoors or out, one may look around at one's contemporaries, and see how many have mastered, are indeed in the act of using, various electronic ...

Thanks for the Future

Newsweek - 9 Oct, 2011
How a college dropout trusted his gut, defied corporate America, and carried us into tomorrow. New York City, March 20, 1983: Steve Jobs is gazing at ancient Greek sculptures in the Metropolitan Museum of Art as he spends the day with John Sculley, ...

Jobs's life may light up the big screen for Sony

Sydney Morning Herald - Glenn Chapman, Ryan Nakashima - 9 Oct, 2011
AS STEVE JOBS was being farewelled at a private funeral, plans to put his life story on the big screen were already well under way. Sony's movie studio is in final talks to acquire the movie rights to the highly-anticipated authorised biography Jobs by ...

Visionary, genius, game-changer ... but also a freak

Financial Times (blog) - Philip Delves Broughton - 9 Oct, 2011
One of the strangest research trips I ever went on was to the Kannon Do Zen Center in Mountain View, California. It came at the end of a long day at Apple trying to understand what made the company tick. ...

Good Jobs, bad Jobs

Times of India - 9 Oct, 2011
An era in technology came to an end on October 5 when Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs passed away. His demise caused an outpouring of grief that went beyond tech circles - consumers crowded Apple Stores, politicians uttered platitudes, ...

A man who moved markets

Times LIVE - 9 Oct, 2011
The cover of the new biography of Steve Jobs by author Walter Issacson is shown in this undated publicity photograph. Sunday Times Editorial: The cult status of Steve Jobs was entrenched this week when fans set up impromptu memorials - using flowers, ...

Cold feet cost him fame and fortune

Times LIVE - Justin Sullivan - 9 Oct, 2011
The little-known Apple co-founder who sold his stake in the computing giant for a measly R4000 has paid tribute to Steve Jobs, who died this week. Ronald Wayne is known as Silicon Valley's "what if" personality. Unlike co-founders Jobs and Steve ...

Sony in final talks to buy movie rights to Steve Jobs bio

Pakistan Daily Times - 9 Oct, 2011
The movie rights to the Steve Jobs biography written by Walter Isaacson look set to be bought by Sony Pictures, according to reports. Sony Pictures is believed to be in final talks to acquire the movie rights to the forthcoming and eagerly awaited ...

Why the last legacy of Steve Jobs is feminine

Toronto Star - Leslie Scrivener - 9 Oct, 2011
This 1987 Apple video illustrates the concept behind Steve Jobs' project, the Apple Knowledge Navigator. Many of the features and ideas, such as Internet research, touch screens, FaceTime, voice recognition SIRI and calling later became part of the ...

i-Man Steve Jobs: The college dropout that rose to dizzying high-tech heights

Vanguard - Adekunle Adekoya - 9 Oct, 2011
WHAT made Steve Jobs outstanding in the high-tech world where he was an aristocrat was his focus on using technology to deliver entertainment and information in as convenient a way as possible. Witness: the PC, the i-Pod, ...

Why I feel such huge gratitude for Steve Jobs's life …. he shaped mine | Henry ...

The Guardian - 9 Oct, 2011
Why I feel such huge gratitude for Steve Jobs's life …. he shaped mine | Henry Porter There was a point in the late 80s when I could pick out my fellow Apple Mac users in any gathering with about 70% accuracy. In the early days, we were a type " a bit ...

Paul Vallely: How Steve Jobs reinvented desire

The Independent - 9 Oct, 2011
Apple's founder was no latter-day Edison or Einstein. He just knew what kept men acquiring his gadgets It's easy to get the wrong idea about commodity fetishism. It conjures up the sense of something vaguely sexual nowadays, because of the modern ...

Steve Jobs: Stanford commencement address, June 2005

The Guardian - 9 Oct, 2011
In 2005, a year after he was first diagnosed with cancer, Apple CEO Steve Jobs made a candid speech to graduating students at Stanford University. Here we reproduce that text, and our columnist John Naughton provides his own annotations Steve Jobs ...

Investors put the screws on Apple after Jobs' death

The Independent - Mark Leftly, Laura Chesters - 9 Oct, 2011
A leading shareholder in Apple has called on the technology giant to keep the chairman and chief executive roles separate following the death of Steve Jobs. Mr Jobs, one of the world's most prominent business figures ...

Steve Jobs: From i phone to 'I' die

Nigerian Tribune - 9 Oct, 2011
THE world mourns the death of Steve Jobs, billionaire co-founder and former Apple chief executive and the brain behind a collection of products that revolutionised major aspects of today's modern society. Jobs launched the company in his father's ...

Did enterprise learn anything from Steve Jobs?

ZDNet (blog) - Dennis Howlett - 9 Oct, 2011
As an enterprisey person Steve Jobs and Apple are the antithesis of what I (usually) know. Like Jason Perlow, I found it hard to retrofit what Jobs/Apple stands for into enterprise land. ...

Steve Jobs another Thomas Edison or Henry Ford? Maybe not.

Christian Science Monitor - Pete Spotts - 9 Oct, 2011
Apple's innovations made personal computers fun and easier to use. But it's unlikely the company's products have had the socially far-reaching effects of automobiles, light bulbs, and aircraft. By Pete Spotts, Staff writer / October 8, ...

Private funeral held for Steve Jobs

Hindustan Times - 9 Oct, 2011
PTI A private funeral for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died on Wednesday after a seven-year battle with pancreatic cancer, was held, according to a media report. The person did not reveal where or at what time the event took place, citing privacy ...

Week In News: Visionary Steve Jobs Dies

NPR - 9 Oct, 2011
The world lost a titan of industry this week with the passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Robert Smith speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, about the Jobs legacy and other ...

Up From Ugliness

New York Times - Ross Douthat - 9 Oct, 2011
FROM the 1960s through the 1980s, the United States of America conducted a long experiment in ugliness. Our architects grew bored with beauty, our designers tired of elegance, our urban planners decided that function should trump form. ...

Steve Jobs dies at 56

San Francisco Chronicle - 9 Oct, 2011
Jae C. Hong / AP An image of Steve Jobs is seen at the Apple Store in Santa Monica, among many tributes to the Apple co-founder after his death Wednesday. Steve Jobs, who built the world's most valuable technology company by creating devices that ...

Casting about for actor to play Jobs

CNET - Edward Moyer - 9 Oct, 2011
Who would you pick to play Steve Jobs in a feature-length fimic biography of the tech titan? You can bet that question is being pondered mightily by producer Mark Gordon and his production entity MG360, who, along with Sony Pictures, may eventually ...

Report: Private Funeral Held for Apple Founder

Voice of America - 9 Oct, 2011
October 08, 2011 Report: Private Funeral Held for Apple Founder VOA News The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the family and friends of Apple founder Steve Jobs held a small funeral for the legendary entrepreneur on Friday. ...

Sony Is Said to Buy Film Rights to Jobs Biography

New York Times (blog) - Michael Cieply - 9 Oct, 2011
LOS ANGELES " Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio that the produced high-speed and high-profile movies “This Is It,” with Michael Jackson, and “The Social Network,” about Mark Zuckerberg, could do it again with the Apple ...

How Steve Jobs Changed Mobility

PCWorld - Melissa J. Perenson - 9 Oct, 2011
Analysis: The Apple leader's influence on technology is clear; but he also altered forever our expectations about when and where we use our gadgets. By Melissa J. Perenson, PCWorld The New Yorker's tribute to the ubiquity of Jobs' mobile gadgets. ...

A future without Steve Jobs: What's next for Apple, the tech industry? [Video]

Los Angeles Times - 9 Oct, 2011
In the wake of Steve Jobs' death, many are wondering what exactly a future without Steve Jobs will mean for Apple, the technology industry, music, movies, TV, mobile phones and tablets. Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik and I discussed just ...

Apple of the i-world

The Hindu - Tabish Azeem - 9 Oct, 2011
The public reaction in India to Steve Jobs' death surprises me. India doesn't have a single 'Apple Store' (stores we have are resellers), apple products in the country are 'insanely' overpriced and most of us don't own an Apple product, yet we can feel ...

TC: Jobs ran Apple like football team

ESPN (blog) - Mike Mazzeo - 9 Oct, 2011
Apple founder and visionary Steve Jobs tragically lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday. He was 56. Head coach Tom Coughlin, in an interview with the Giants' team website, said he read about Jobs' business philosophies in an issue of ...

 

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