Entries in 'steve jobs' (26)

Samsung sales boss saw Jobs death as "best opportunity to attack iPhone"

Samsung sales boss saw Jobs death as "best opportunity to attack iPhone"

Documents unearthed as part of a US legal battle between Apple and Samsung have revealed the distasteful truth underpinning some corporate strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Steve Jobs ordered Apple to pull Fox Network ads

Steve Jobs ordered Apple to pull Fox Network ads

The late Apple boss Steve Jobs pulled the plug on his firm advertising its products Rupert Murdoch’s TV network Fox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 1:36PM in News
Steve Jobs vowed to "destroy Android"

Steve Jobs vowed to "destroy Android"

Apple’s visionary co-founder Steve Jobs swore he would spend all of his company’s $40 billion to annihilate Google’s rival smartphone operating system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2011 at 10:15AM in News
Did Steve Jobs design the iPhone 5 before he died?

Did Steve Jobs design the iPhone 5 before he died?

Two weeks ago the iPhone 4S was unveiled, which didn't sit well with many who were anticipating the iPhone 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2011 at 11:52AM in News

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Sony signs rights to Steve Jobs: The Film

Sony signs rights to Steve Jobs: The Film

Sony Pictures has reportedly paid $1 million for the rights to produce Steve Jobs’ biopic, after the Apple founder died earlier this month.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 11th 2011 at 11:24AM in News
Games industry pays tribute to Steve Jobs

Games industry pays tribute to Steve Jobs

Key executives from the UK and global games industry have shared their admiration and sadness for Steve Jobs, who yesterday passed away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 1:40PM in News
Steve Jobs - the man who changed handheld gaming

Steve Jobs - the man who changed handheld gaming

There are several moments that can rightly be called ‘pivotal’ throughout the history of gaming. The Magnavox Odyssey. Space Invaders. The NES. Game Boy. Sony’s PlayStation. Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 10:14AM in News
Tim Cook: "We've lost an amazing human being"

Tim Cook: "We've lost an amazing human being"

The man who succeeded Steve Jobs as the CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, has heaped praise on his former boss in an internal memo to employees.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 9:30AM in News

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Obama and Gates hail 'visionary' Steve Jobs

Obama and Gates hail 'visionary' Steve Jobs

Two of the most important and recognisable figures in the world have paid tribute to Apple founder Steve Jobs, who passed away last night at the age of 56.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 8:29AM in News
Steve Jobs is dead

Steve Jobs is dead

One of the most iconic figures of the modern day technological age, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, has passed away at the age of 56.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 8:17AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Jobs resigns, Ingham joins Music Week, Venom hires six

MCV Jobs Weekly: Jobs resigns, Ingham joins Music Week, Venom hires six

In MCV’s latest rundown of the industry’s hottest vacancies and latest personnel news, Apple CEO Steve Jobs steps down, Tim Ingham returns to Intent Media and Venom hires six new ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 25th 2011 at 3:35PM in News
Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

Steve Jobs has resigned from his role as CEO of Apple.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 24th 2011 at 11:45PM in News

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iPad 2 launches same day as 3DS in UK

iPad 2 launches same day as 3DS in UK

The second generation of iPad will launch in the UK on the same day as Nintendo's 3DS.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 2nd 2011 at 6:33PM in News
Apple posts record $6bn profit

Apple posts record $6bn profit

Apple’s quarterly profit reached $6bn in the three months ending December 25th – a year-on-year rise of 77 per cent.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 19th 2011 at 9:45AM in News
Steve Jobs takes leave of absence

Steve Jobs takes leave of absence

Steve Jobs is to take medical leave from the company, the Apple CEO told colleagues in an email.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 17th 2011 at 2:51PM in News
Jobs lays into BlackBerry and Android

Jobs lays into BlackBerry and Android

With 14.1 million iPhones sold in its Q4, and quarterly revenues over the $20 billion mark, it's no wonder Apple CEO Steve Jobs was uber-bullish during the company's earnings call ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2010 at 11:28AM in News

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iPod outsells DS and PSP combined

iPod outsells DS and PSP combined

Steve Jobs has used tonight’s iPod-centric press gathering to signal a new era in portable gaming – and it’s one that the outspoken Apple CEO claims complete ownership of.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2010 at 9:00PM in News
Jobs doesn’t understand game development

Jobs doesn’t understand game development

David Helgason, Unity Technologies CEO, has said that he believes Apple CEO Steve Jobs “doesn’t understand the economics of games development.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2010 at 12:05PM in News
iPhone 4 announced at last

iPhone 4 announced at last

Steve Jobs has at long last given a public reveal to what is being called simply the iPhone 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2010 at 8:29PM in News
New iPhone getting June 7th reveal?

New iPhone getting June 7th reveal?

Apple has confirmed that Steve Jobs himself will be hosting the keynote talk at this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2010 – raising chances that the gathering will be used ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2010 at 11:43AM in News
iPad sales pass 1m

iPad sales pass 1m

Apple says it has sold a million iPads in its first month on sale.

by Colin Campbell
on May 4th 2010 at 2:41AM in News
Games the star of Apple's latest hardware showcase

Games the star of Apple's latest hardware showcase

At its seasonal product unveiling today Apple showed off expected new models for its agenda-setting music hardware the iPod - but it was games, not audio, which CEO Steve Jobs ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 9th 2008 at 8:23PM in News
Apple unveils 3G iPhone

Apple unveils 3G iPhone

Steve Jobs unveiled the 3G iPhone (or iPhone 3G as it's officially called) at this year's WWDC event last night, citing the technology as the product's next challenge.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 10th 2008 at 11:29AM in News
Apple shows off new games for iPhone

Apple shows off new games for iPhone

Apple CEO Steve Jobs showed off key games for Apple’s iPhone at the company’s WWDC event last night.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 10th 2008 at 11:21AM in News
EA and Sega back iPhone games push

EA and Sega back iPhone games push

Apple CEO Steve Jobs said today he wants to create 'a vibrant third party developer community' for the iPhone and iPod Touch - and got the ball rolling by unveiling ...
Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 6th 2008 at 9:51PM in News