Apple shifts businesses, have eyes for iPads, iPhones

Economic Times - 16 Nov, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO: Steven P. Jobs never cared much for selling Apple products to big businesses. The late Apple chief executive so disliked the process of catering to the needs of business, rather than those of consumers, that he called chief information ...

Once Wary, Apple Warms Up to Business Market

New York Times - 16 Nov, 2011
An employee at a Lowe's store in Brooklyn uses an iPhone to check inventory. The home improvement chain bought about 42000 iPhones for employees. By NICK WINGFIELD SAN FRANCISCO â€" Steven P. Jobs never cared much for selling Apple products to big ...

Steve Jobs Wanted iPhone on Its Own Network, Carrier-Free

Wired News - 16 Nov, 2011
When Steve Jobs first dreamed up the iPhone with his team at Apple, he didn't want it to run on AT&T's network. He wanted to create his own network. So says Silicon Valley venture capitalist John Stanton, who spent a good deal ...

Steve Jobs Toyed With Idea Of Building His Own Wireless Carrier

Forbes - 16 Nov, 2011
Before the launch of the iPhone in 2007, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs toyed with the idea of launching a carrier using the open spectrum now used chiefly by WiFi wireless networking devices, John Stanton, chairman of venture capital firm Trilogy ...

Apple warms up to business market

Sydney Morning Herald - 16 Nov, 2011
Steve Jobs was not a big fan of the corporate market. Photo: David Paul Morris Once wary, the darling consumer brand is now courting the corporate dollar. Steve Jobs never cared much for selling Apple products to big businesses. ...

Steve Jobs Wanted To Bypass The Phone Companies Entirely (AAPL)

San Francisco Chronicle - 16 Nov, 2011
Back when Apple started planning the first iPhone in 2005, Steve Jobs wanted to bypass wireless carriers completely and build a phone that would let users place calls over Wi-Fi networks. That's what cell phone industry vet John Stanton told a crowd in ...

Steve Jobs wanted to 'replace' carriers using Wi-Fi spectrum

CNET - 16 Nov, 2011
Apple might have launched the iPhone without the help of carriers if Steve Jobs & Co. had found a wireless workaround. IDG today reported that Jobs apparently spent the better part of two ...

Stanton: Jobs Wanted Own Network With Unlicensed Spectrum

PCWorld - 16 Nov, 2011
Steve Jobs initially hoped to create his own network with the unlicensed spectrum that Wi-Fi uses rather than work with the mobile operators, said wireless industry legend John Stanton. Stanton, currently chairman at venture ...

APPLE AFTER STEVE JOBS: It's Time To Face The Tough Questions (AAPL)

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
After Jobs came back in late 1997, Apple went on a 14 year comeback run the likes of which the business world has never seen. The iMac, the iPod, the iPhone, and then the iPad were all huge sellers that transformed Apple from a niche business into a ...

Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography is a fitting tribute

Metro - 16 Nov, 2011
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is a fitting tribute and the best Apple-related product this year. Unveiling the iPhone in 2007, Steve Jobs declared the device was 'three revolutionary products in one'. This long-gestating, posthumous biography is not as ...

Steve Jobs once contemplated having his own wireless network built on Wi-Fi ...

The Verge - 16 Nov, 2011
It seems that in addition to building his own TV, Steve Jobs also had unfulfilled plans to own a wireless network. Wireless industry legend John Stanton related his past discussions with the Apple ...

Steve Jobs considered building phone network

Ubergizmo - 16 Nov, 2011
One of the more forward looking, and some say evolutionary, tech thinker of our time is the late Mr. Steve P. Jobs, and it is said by venture capitalist John Stanton that Steve himself actually mulled over the idea ...

Steve Jobs Wanted To Replace Mobile Carriers

Geeky gadgets - 16 Nov, 2011
You would think that the late Steve Jobs would have been happy with the various mobile carriers, considering how much money they have made for Apple selling various versions of the iPhone over the last four years. According to John Stanton, ...

Steve Jobs' Biography Tops Best-Seller list in UK & US

TechBlog (Weblineindia) (blog) - 16 Nov, 2011
The Biography of Steve Jobs now becomes a Bestseller with more than 400K copies already sold in the United Nations. Book on the initiator of Apple Steve Jobs has become a smash hit in the United States and the United Kingdom, report says. ...

Steve Jobs Considered Using Wi-Fi to Crush Carriers

Gizmodo - 16 Nov, 2011
According to wireless guru John Stanton, he and Steve Jobs repeatedly discussed the feasibility of creating a "synthetic carrier" over Wi-Fi connectionsâ€"thereby squeezing out AT&Tâ€"between 2005 and 2007. Stanton didn't elaborate on why he abandoned the ...

Steve Jobs wanted his own telco network

TechEye - 16 Nov, 2011
Wi-fi doyen John Stanton said that Jobs wanted to create his own network with the unlicensed spectrum that Wi-Fi uses. According to IT World, Stanton, currently chairman at venture capital firm Trilogy Partners, said he spent a fair amount of time with ...

The difference between Jobs and Apple spells trouble

iTWire - 16 Nov, 2011
The revelation that Apple developed an iPhone 5 with a 4-inch screen but was forced to scrap the model because the late Steve Jobs hated it could portend a troubled future for the company. Steve Jobs, as has been noted many times, ...

Steve Jobs wanted Wi-Fi to replace networks

CNET UK - 16 Nov, 2011
In Walter Isaacson's biography, Steve Jobs comes across as a bit of a control freak. But this is on another level: he actually wanted to create his own Wi-Fi network to replace the mobile networks, ...

RIP STEVE JOBS

Rockland County Times - 16 Nov, 2011
Steve Jobs, the brains and heart behind the amazing accomplishments of APPLE, has passed away at the young age of 56. Commentators have said that Jobs' legacy compares with the greats of history and he might someday be looked at as the Thomas Edison of ...

Jobs wanted own network for iPhone

PCR-online.biz - 16 Nov, 2011
Late Apple co-founder wanted an iPhone exclusive network based on Wi-Fi spectrum, according to a former business partner. Speaking at a Law seminar in Seattle, wireless industry figure John Stanton said that Steve Jobs was keen to ...

Jobs: Screw The Telcos, Lets Go Wi-Fi

Smart Office - 16 Nov, 2011
That is exactly what Steve Jobs wanted to do as part of his Apple iPhone grand plan. Jobs had an (arguably) hair brained scheme to bypass carriers and redirect iPhone communications over WiFi network on a new ...

A pity Jobs didn't get his wish

TECH.BLORGE.com - 16 Nov, 2011
Once upon a time, Apple cofounder and erstwhile CEO Steve Jobs considered building his own wireless network, using unlicensed wifi spectrum, rather than pairing up with one of the existing carriers. Obviously that didn't come about, ...

Steve Jobs wanted to remove carriers from the iPhone equation. Why the surprise?

allvoices - 16 Nov, 2011
By Iria0000 This really shouldn't come as a surprise, as Steve Jobs famously was disdainful of wireless carriers, but here it is anyway: the late Steve Jobs dreamed of replacing wireless carriers with Apple's own network, using the unlicensed spectrum ...

Jobs Had Envisioned an Apple Cellular Network to Host iPhone

Gotta Be Mobile - 16 Nov, 2011
Before the iPhone had launched, late Apple CEO Steven P. Jobs had initially pondered the possibility of creating a unique Apple network on which the company's flagship smartphone would operate on. Unlike traditional cellular networksâ€"like the ones ...

The Apple Cellular Network Once a Possibility

HalfPeeledApple - 16 Nov, 2011
Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Vodafone, Orange, Rodgers â€" some of the popular cellular networks around the word. Now, what happens if we add “Apple” to that list? John Stanton, chairman of Trilogy Partnership, has made comments on a possible ...

iPhone 5 WAS Real (Til Jobs Scrapped It)

Smart Office - 16 Nov, 2011
So it wasn't just a load of hype: Apple ditched iPhone 5 because Steve Jobs threw a hissy fit over the larger screen size. That's according to an industry source who revealed Jobs was unhappy with the larger ...

Apple Killed The iPhone 5 Right Before iPhone 4S Announcement

Geek Sailor - 16 Nov, 2011
Until the iPhone 4S was officially launched last month, everybody said that Apple will reveal a whole new iPhone 5. Some Chinese accessories manufacturers even shipped thousands of special cases for a possible iPhone with a 4-inch display ...

Steve Jobs wanted to replace carriers with an Apple network

The Loop - 16 Nov, 2011
Stanton, chairman of venture capital firm Trilogy Partners, said he spent a fair amount of time with Jobs between 2005 and 2007. “He wanted to replace carriers,” Stanton said of Jobs, the Apple founder and CEO who died Oct. 5 after a battle with cancer ...

Steve Jobs Pondered Creation Of An Apple-Only Mobile Phone Network

paidContent.org - 16 Nov, 2011
Steve Jobs, wireless network operator? Apple's co-founder talked to industry legend John Stanton from 2005 through 2007 about the possibility of setting up a wireless network that would use unlicensed spectrum, according to remarks Stanton made at a ...

Steve Jobs wanted to circumvent carriers, create Apple's wireless own network

BGR - 16 Nov, 2011
During the Law Seminars International event in Seattle on Tuesday, Trilogy Partners chairman John Stanton said he spoke frequently with Steve Jobs about Jobs's dream to create a wireless network owned and operated by Apple. ...

 

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