Poor old Steve Jobs, all he wants is a retirement home for use for a few years when he’s done and dusted his current tech revolution taking computing from the PC and software paradigm to the cloud and touch. Naturally, given the chance to kick back and relax he seems to want to want to live near his old chum, Larry Ellison, in Woodside….but his efforts to tear down some 15-minute old slice of US history seem to have hit a wall yet again, as local history campaigners chuck yet another spanner in the works.
if you’ve been keeping up on the years of this campaign, Jobs owns some shambling old wreck of a residence called the Jacklling House. He’s been trying to get permission to knock it down, send it somewhere, anything but keep it for years and years and years, and he’s won frequent cases to almost get that permission, only to be knocked back by those local history campaigners. Continue reading →
We predicted this for months, people, and now it has come true – and we fear for the future of those nice enthusiastic young people who love to work in that last refuge of friendly geekery, the comic shop – Marvel (owned by Steve Jobs’ Disney since last year) has introduced an iPad application for comic reading. Continue reading →
What’s with this all-new forever emailing Steve Jobs and his new sunny disposition to answer questions and reassure Apple fans?
I mean, from being arguably one of the most enigmatic men in the industry, this newer, friendlier, slightly more talkative Jobs just can’t seem to stop himself engaging with Apple users. Continue reading →
“Apple CEO Steve Jobs on Friday made a surprise appearance at Stanford’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital to describe how a liver transplant saved his life — and why patients with less wealth and fame should have the same opportunities.”
Apple Board member Jerome B (Jerry) York has passed away, following his brain aneurysm (stroke) last night.
Apple confirmed the death of the long-standing board member in a release distributed in the UK afternoon. The company’s comments follow:
“Apple is sad to announce the death of Apple Board member Jerome B. (Jerry) York. York, the chairman, president and CEO of Harwinton Capital, joined Apple’s Board of Directors in 1997. He was the former CFO of IBM and Chrysler, and former vice chairman of Tracinda. He is widely acknowledged for his contributions at Chrysler and IBM during their turnarounds. Continue reading →
Looks like Apple’s cosied up nicely to one of the world’s most powerful media moguls, News Corp. chief, Rupert Murdoch, who appears to be an all-in iPad fan. “All media is going to go on to the iPad”, he declares in this interview with his own Fox Business Channel. Continue reading →
This cannibalistic item is a menu item over at The Cooks Den where self-confessed Mac Fanboy, ‘Ken’, offers you all the instructions you’ll need to cook up some nachos, iPad Thai and a rather tasty Jobs head. There’s several other recipes too.
The long-running saga of the Jackling residence dates back eight years. Jobs has declared his hatred for the place (he calls it an “abomination”, and has wanted to demolish it to create a place more to his taste.
However. the Spanish Colonial Revival-style mansion, vacant since 2000, has won support from local preservationists.
See him up there? That’s the young (27-year old) Steve Jobs, posing on his bike for a few shots to illustrate freelance writer, Moira Johnston’s feature “High Tech, High Risk, and High Life in Silicon Valley”, published way back in October 82.