Wednesday, December 21, 2011


Aug 25

  • Jobs wrote in a letter to the board that " if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple 's CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Fox News Top Headlines
  • As Reuters reports and Apple has confirmed, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is stepping down from his leadership position. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Apple chief executive officer Steve Jobs shocked the world again Wednesday, this time with his sudden resignation, and the board of directors announced shortly afterward that chief operating officer Tim Cook, who has been filling in for Jobs since he took medical leave in January, will replace him. Daily Beast Most Recent
  • As Steve Jobs steps down from his role as CEO at Apple, we take a look back at some of the big moments in his tenure at the iconic electronics company he co-founded. CNET News
  • Few, if any individuals have had so profound an effect on their given spaces; a unprecedented track record that began in 1976 with the co-founding of Apple. Engadget
  • Stocks rallied for a second day on Wednesday as investors bought beaten-down financial shares and unloaded gold, but tech stocks could fall on Thursday after late news about Apple 's Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO. Reuters Top News
  • Apple has a very, very deep bench of talent and the product roadmap is stellar and their ability to execute and supply it is beyond compare. Reuters US News

  • oct 5

  • Today's event was the first Apple launch presided over by Tim Cook, who recently became CEO after the company 's founder, Steve Jobs, stepped down for medical reasons. Christian Science Monitor All
  • Apple announced an upgrade to its iPhone 4, but many were expecting the iPhone 5. Rapid City Journal
  • Apple and Samsung are vying for the top spot in the global smartphone market. MSNBC Business
  • Samsung and Apple are unlikely to look closely at the opportunity as they don’t really need it and probably see as much value in letting RIM continue to lose ground than in attempted a hostile and complicated acquisition. Forbes Tech 2
  • Samsung could target the iPhone 4S, the announced only yesterday next-generation Apple smartphone, in an ongoing patent infringement battle between the two companies. ZDNet Blogs
  • As it turns out, Siri — the voice-activated data assistant available on Apple’s iPhone upgrade — is a veteran. Wired Top Stories
  • While the world waited with bated breath on the release of a brand new iPhone 5, Apple 's anti-climactic announcement yesterday of the iPhone 4S not only took the wind out of a lot of sails, it also made the company 's naming choice for its new intelligent personal assistant look a little culturally ignorant. MSNBC Top Headlines
  • " The big guys -- Apple, Google -- aren't interested. CNN Business
  • Shares of Apple ( AAPL, Fortune 500 ) slid Wednesday as investors signaled disappointment after the tech giant unveiled its newest generation of the iPhone but failed to live up to the hype over expectations of a radically changed iPhone 5. CNN Business

  • oct 6

  • When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died on Wednesday, at age 56, the loss resonated throughout the tech world in unprecedented ways. He was described as our generation's Thomas Edison and his legacy has been celebrated accordingly. MSNBC Tech & Science
  • From the introduction of the first Apple computer in the late 1970s to his " wilderness years " at NeXT and Pixar in the late 1980s and early 1990s to his leadership in developing the iPod, iPhone and iPad during the last 10 years at Apple, Jobs turned his energy to creating new offerings that change people's lives. CNN Technology
  • When Steve Jobs founded Apple, he began a relentless pursuit to improve the consumer experience. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • From his earliest days with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, he was a half-step ahead of the rest of us, innovating and inventing and creating and doggedly marketing it all by building a lifestyle around it. Seattle Times full feed
  • The head of Nokia Corp. said Thursday that Steve Jobs will be remembered for generations for his simple and elegant designs, calling the Apple founder and competitor " a true visionary. "Seattle Times full feed