20 years ago, when Steve Jobs returned to Apple, the company was in rough shape. One computer, the iMac, put Apple back on track. Current Apple CEO Tim Cook shared a video from that launch over the weekend. Apple CEO Tim Cook was in the mood to reminisce this weekend, according to his tweets. On Saturday, he posted a 20-year-old video of late Apple founder Steve Jobs introducing the iMac in 1998. 20 years ago today, Steve introduced the world to iMac. It set Apple on a new course and forever changed the way people look at computers. pic.twitter.com/GbKno7YBHl — Tim Cook (@tim_cook) May 6, 2018 “You gotta see this thing in person, but I’ll do the best I can with video. This is iMac, the whole thing is translucent, you can see into it. It’s so cool. We’ve got stereo speakers on the front, we’ve got infrared right here, we’ve got the CD-ROM drive right in the middle, we’ve got dual stereo headphone jacks. We got the coolest mouse on … [Read more...] about Watch Steve Jobs launch the computer that put Apple on track to becoming the world’s most valuable public company
Jobs' executive assistant reflects on how crisis matured his former boss and wonders if, and when, it will do the same for Zuckerberg. Naz Beheshti Published 7:00 am, Monday, May 7, 2018 Photo: Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Justin Sullivan | Getty Images What Would Steve Jobs Do in Mark Zuckerberg's Shoes? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Mark Zuckerberg recently sat in front of the Senate Judiciary as well as committees from the Departments of Commerce, Science, and Transportation and testified for over ten hours, answering questions from lawmakers about Facebook’s strategy to ensure users’ data security in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The 33-year-old Facebook CEO was lambasted just as much for what he said (including so many uses of a variation of the … [Read more...] about What Would Steve Jobs Do in Mark Zuckerberg’s Shoes?
Simon & Schuster, the publisher of the Steve Jobs biography, will release a paperback edition of the book on September 10 featuring a new cover photo of Jobs as a young man. It also includes a new afterword. Simon & Schuster reached out to Kara Swisher of AllThingsD with an image of the new cover: Here’s the original cover: NOW WATCH: Tech Insider videos Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au. … [Read more...] about The New Cover Of The Steve Jobs Biography Shows Him As A Young Man
According to internal NSA documents seen by SPIEGEL, the NSA has the ability to access a lot of data on smartphones. The agency reportedly has special task forces focusing on smartphone operating systems — specifically Apple’s iOS, Android, and BlackBerry — as well as departments responsible for customised surveillance operations against high-interest targets. A purported secret presentation leaked by Edward Snowden presents screengrab from Apple’s iconic 1984 commercial, refers to Steve Jobs as “Big Brother,” and refers to paying customers as “zombies.” The implication of the presentation is that iPhone users are somehow complicit in their own surveillance by buying iPhones in the first place. The documents mention that “location services” used by many iPhone apps are useful since most customers allow location tracking out of “convenience.” The NSA has claimed that it chooses not to collect location data. The … [Read more...] about Purported NSA Slides Refer To IPhone Owners As ‘Zombies’ And Steve Jobs As ‘Big Brother’
Steve Jobs passed away four years ago today. The tech visionary, who created both Apple and reimagined Pixar, shaped much of the world we find ourselves in now, certainly as far as the technology we use. Jobs’ genius came from a deep understanding of human nature, and this is reflected in his quotes, many of which capture the essence of what it is to be successful, to fail, and to live. One of the most famous Jobs quotes is “Stay hungry, stay foolish,” a motto that followed him through life. However, Jobs also had many other sayings that are equal parts inspirational and profound. Here are some of the best to commerate his passing. 'Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful (at Apple), that's what matters to me.' Ann Yow-Dyson Steve Jobs on stage at a 1980s PC Forum conference.Despite amassing a fortune of over $US10 billion, Jobs' focus was on creating great products, not lining his … [Read more...] about 15 inspirational quotes from Steve Jobs on the fourth anniversary of his death