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If there's one thing Steve Jobs knew, it was that we don't want reality, we ...

Irish Times - 25 Nov, 2011
INNOVATE THIS: There's still much talk about Steve Jobs' legacy, partly driven by the timely publication of Walter Isaacson's biography for the former Apple boss. Some people say his magic lay in the products " from the original Apple Mac, ...

This looks like a Jobs for Sorkin

Irish Times - 25 Nov, 2011
REEL NEWS: You probably saw this coming. Aaron Sorkin, writer of The West Wing and The Social Network , is currently reading Steve Jobs's biography with a mind to turning it into a movie. “Right now I'm just in the thinking-about-it stages,” said ...

Steven Jobs Trust Reports Holding 7.7% Stake in Walt Disney Co.

BusinessWeek - 25 Nov, 2011
Nov. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The Steven P. Jobs Trust reported ownership of 138 million common shares of Walt Disney Co., or 7.7 percent of the total outstanding. The trust acquired beneficial ownership of the stock following the death of Apple ...

Is Aaron Sorkin Going to Write the Steve Jobs Biopic?

TIME - 25 Nov, 2011
He's already inhabited the life and times of Mark Zuckerberg, to Oscar-winning effect on The Social Network. Will Steve Jobs be next up for Aaron Sorkin? The creator of The West Wing, who most recently ...

Fake Steve Jobs tells kids: 'Do what you want to do'

Register - 25 Nov, 2011
The Chinese have been counterfeiting iPhones, iPads and even Apple stores for years, but now an enterprising Taipei publisher has gone one further and attempted to make a quick dollar in China and Taiwan by ...

Steve Jobs' $4.6B in Disney shares go to trust

BusinessWeek - 25 Nov, 2011
Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs' $4.6 billion worth of shares in The Walt Disney Co. are now in a trust run by his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs. That's according to a securities filing made Wednesday. Jobs acquired the 138 million shares when Disney ...

Aaron Sorkin 'strongly considering' Steve Jobs biopic

Telegraph.co.uk - 25 Nov, 2011
The Oscar-winning Social Network screenplay writer Aaron Sorkin has said he might adapt the official Steve Jobs biography into a film script. By Florence Waters Speaking at the PS Arts Express Yourself 2011 event in Santa Monica, California yesterday ...

Steve Jobs' Advice Book for Teens Hits Asia -- Hmmm!

Reuters - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Here we go again -- another fake Steve Jobs book for sale in Asia in Chinese. Last April, a Chinese writer in mainland China using the unlikely and laughable pen name of ''John Cage'' published a Chinese-language book in China ...

Steve Jobs's 7.7% Disney Holding Transfers to Trust Led by Widow Laurene

Bloomberg - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Steve Jobs's 7.7 percent stake in Walt Disney (DIS) Co. was transferred on his death to a trust led by Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of the Apple Inc. co-founder. The Steven P. Jobs Trust reported ownership of ...

Jobs's Disney Shares in Trust Run by Widow

Wall Street Journal - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs's 7.7% stake in Walt Disney Co. has been transferred to a trust run by his widow, according to a securities filing Wednesday. Mr. Jobs was Disney's largest shareholder at the time of his death in October. ...

Please, Mr. Sorkin--Leave Steve Jobs Alone

Forbes - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Oh, I know there are many fans of Sorkin's last Silicon Valley biopic, The Social Network, including people's whose intellect and opinions I highly respect. And I have to admit it had some clever dialogue and compelling acting. ...

All about Steve: Sorkin lined up for Jobs biopic

The Independent - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
When it comes to turning technology pioneers into box-office material, Aaron Sorkin is Hollywood's go-to guy. The Oscar-winning writer, who brought the story of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to the big screen, is being lined up to pen a biopic of Steve ...

Steve Jobs' $4.6B In Disney Shares Go To Trust

NPR - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
by AP LOS ANGELES (AP) " Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs' $4.6 billion worth of shares in The Walt Disney Co. are now in a trust run by his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs. That's according to a securities filing made Wednesday. ...

Steve Jobs, The World's Most Powerful Customer Service Rep

Forbes - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
It was an open secret in Silicon Valley for years. Send an email to sjobs@apple.com and you might hear back from Steve Jobs himself. And the result could be either a delight (or a bit of a fright). CNN Reporter Mark Milian's has cranked out an ...

Technological genius: 'Youth need to innovate and change Pakistan'

The Express Tribune - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Candles, flowers, and an iPhone with Steve Jobs photo displayed, are seen in remembrance of Steve Jobs, founder and former CEO of Apple Inc, outside the Apple Store at West 66th Street on October 5, 2011 in New York City. PHOTO: AFP When it came to ...

Sorkin: "Strongly considering" Jobs bio-pic

CBS News - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
The writer of the Oscar-winning film "The Social Network," and long-running TV series "The West Wing," has confirmed that he's been pitched on penning a film about late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. In an interview this week with E! Online, ...

Steve Jobs was involved with Apple's basic customer service inquires, reveals ...

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
When Apple was launched, the company was run out of Steve Jobs' garage with all calls answered by his business partner Steve Wozniak. And it seems that approach is something which Jobs continued throughout his career. ...

Aaron Sorkin considers writing 'Steve Jobs' movie

San Jose Mercury News - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, who won an Academy Award for telling the story of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is considering taking on an even bigger Silicon Valley figure: Apple (AAPL) cofounder Steve Jobs. ...

'Social Network' writer Aaron Sorkin talks Steve Jobs biopic

NME.com - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Aaron Sorkin has confirmed that he is in talks to write the proposed biopic of the late Apple boss Steve Jobs. Talk of a film about Jobs' life has been rife since he died last month from pancreatic cancer, and even at this early stage, ...

Aaron Sorkin 'strongly considering' writing Steve Jobs biopic, following ...

New York Daily News - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Aaron Sorkin, who won an Oscar Award this year for his screenplay about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in “The Social Network,” may be penning a biopic about another tech mogul: the late Steve Jobs. The 50-year-old screenwriter ...

Aaron Sorkin in talks to write Jobs movie. Image via Wikipedia

Forbes - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Well, Sony doesn't beat around the bush. Just last month, the film company shelled out for the movie rights to Walter Isaacson's bestselling Steve Jobs biography. Now they're hoping 'The Social Network' scribe Aaron Sorkin will bring his Oscar-winning ...

Sorkin considering Jobs biopic

The Press Association - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Aaron Sorkin has revealed he is "strongly considering" a request to write a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The award-winning scriptwriter brought Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to the big screen in The Social Network and has now been ...

Steve Jobs had 'personal moral failures', was no role model

Register - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
After Britain's Chief Rabbi criticised the consumerism of the late Great High Priest of Apple, a professor of applied ethics at Hofstra University has joined the crew of Jobs-knockers, saying that we shouldn't ...

Steve Jobs biopic offered to Social Network writer Aaron Sorkin

The Guardian - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Aaron Sorkin, who brought the story of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to the big screen in the Oscar-winning drama The Social Network, looks set to tackle another tech innovator with news that he's "strongly considering" an offer to write a biopic about ...

Chinese £200 iPhone killer unwraps for Xmas

Register - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
Next month will see the launch of a handset which outperforms the iPhone, at £200, from a man who admits he's been waiting for Steve Jobs to die. That man is Lie Jun, and the phone is the much-anticipated Xiaomi ...

Why Steve Jobs' heirs may sell their stake

Times of India - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
LOS ANGELES: Steve Jobs's widow may never find a better moment to sell her late husband's $6.78 billion of Apple Inc and Walt Disney Co stock. Under US law, Jobs's heirs may sell Apple and Disney and avoid $867 million in capital gains taxes. ...

Steve Jobs' widow could sell stock

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
That's how much Steve Jobs' widow may avoid in capital-gains taxes if she sells her late husband's $6.78 billion of Apple and Disney stock. If the legendary executive left his estate to his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs, the family won't be liable for ...

E-Book Promises Never-Published Steve Jobs Emails

PC Magazine - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
Steve Jobs was not one to mince words, and that included his often terse emails to fans and journalists alike. One of those journalists, CNN's Mark Milian, has produced a new e-book that he says includes some never-read emails from ...

Steve Jobs' emails, and his replies, in an ebook

Washington Post (blog) - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
It didn't happen often and in many cases the outcome was not terribly satisfying but Steve Jobs did speak directly to Apple customers, either by phone or email, in response to complaints and inquiries. ...

Social Network screenwriter asked to write Jobs biopic

Houston Chronicle (blog) - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
The Social Network screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has been asked to write a biopic of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The Oscar-winning filmmaker has confirmed a movie about Jobs is in the pipeline following the death of the technology mogul last month ...

 

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