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More than $60,000 in "computers and personal items" stolen from Steve Jobs' home





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The San Jose Mercury News reports that the Palo Alto home of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was among the homes which were burglarized last month. Jobs' home on Waverley Street in Palo Alto was burglarized on July 17. Among the items taken were more than $60,000 worth of "computers and personal items." The Jobs home has been undergoing renovation and it is unclear whether the family is currently living in the house while the work is being performed.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012. 16:12

Phil Schiller on History of the iPhone



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Phil Schiller took the stand today, describing Apple's development of the iPhone and iPad at a time when few believed the company could shake up the mobile industry, offering a bit of insight into the history of the iPhone. AllThingsD posted a summary of Schiller's comments.

People suggested all kinds of things Apple could do, Schiller recalled: “Make a camera, make a car, crazy stuff.”


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Saturday, August 4th, 2012. 23:52

Eddy Cue Tried To Persuade Steve Jobs That 7-Inch iPad Should Be Released



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On an earnings call conference in October 2010, Steve Jobs addressed the Android-based competitors of iPad that were appearing on the market, noting that screens of the majority of these tablets were 45% as large as the 9.7-inch iPad display and that iPad has the minimum necessary display for acceptable user experience.


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Saturday, August 4th, 2012. 13:44

Apple Considered Making A Major Investment Into Twitter



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The New York Times reported that “in recent months” Twitter and Apple were talking about a strategic investment in the amount of hundreds of millions dollars.

“There is no guarantee that the two companies, which are not in negotiations at the moment, will come to an agreement. But the earlier talks are a sign that they may form a stronger partnership amid intensifying competition from the likes of Google and Facebook”.


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Wednesday, August 1st, 2012. 10:52

Jonathan Ive Talks On Design And Apple’s Goals



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According to Wired UK, Apple head of design Jonathan Ive took part in a session yesterday at the Global Business Summit where he shared some of his thoughts about the creative process at Apple. While he had previously offered his perspective on design, his comments yesterday give a better idea of how things work at the company. He said:


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Tuesday, July 31st, 2012. 12:41

Bloomberg: Apple Will Introduce iPad Mini In October



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Following the publication of our latest report about potential for smaller iPad mini, Bloomberg now weigh in with its own report claiming that Apple is going introduce the new iPad mini in October with availability by the end of this year.


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Apple to kill Ping with next major iTunes release



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According to sources close to the matter Apple will reportedly kill off the Ping iTunes service when the next iteration of iTunes rolls out alongside iOS 6 this fall, reports All Things D. The social music network has suffered waning participation since its introduction in 2010.

Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed these rumors partly when he said at the D10 conference in May that the company might kill off Ping but vowed to add more social integration into its products. Ping is still active, but sources say that the social network will be redacted this fall and replaced by deeper Twitter and Facebook integration.


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Thursday, June 14th, 2012. 13:14

WWDC Banners Ever For The Last 10 Years [Photos]



Every year thousands of Apple developers flock to San Francisco to attend Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference to be educated in all things Apple. Over the past decade the conference has undergone some big changes as Apple has introduced products like the iPhone, Mac Pro, Intel Processors, Mac OS X operating systems, and much more. An event that used to be lightly attended has now become the most popular developers conference in the world and sold out within 2 hours this years.

Here’s a look at the banner images of WWDC over the past 10 years.

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Apple announced OS X 10. 2 (Jaguar), QuickTime 6, and held a mock funeral for OS 9 to tell developers there would be no more Mac OS 9 development.

Every WWDC Banner Ever For The Last 10 Years [Gallery]


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Tim Cook says Apple is 'very serious' about doubling down on secrecy



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Apple's secrecy surrounding its product line is legendary. Apple cofounder Steve Jobs even identified secrecy as one of the specific tenets at Apple that has been responsible for its success. And now Apple plans to become even more protective going forward, the company's chief executive said in an interview to the All Things D.

Questioned by journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg, Cook revealed that Apple plans to "double down" on product security and secrecy. "We're going to double down on secrecy," Cook said Tuesday. "I'm very serious about this. Double down."


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Wednesday, May 30th, 2012. 22:35

Apple Researching Stylus Concepts with Optical Tracking and Haptic Feedback



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Back in 2007, then the first-generation iPhone was launched, Steve Jobs offered an idea of a stylus for the iPhone. And it seems that Apple is still researching his ideas for stylus-based input. Unwired View has recently posted Apple patent applications filed in late 2010, highlighting optical and haptic stylus concepts. However, there is no evidence that Apple is seriously looking at incorporating a stylus into its products, but it remains clear that the company is thinking about how such pen-based input could be used in novel ways.

Apple's optical stylus is based on a tiny camera on the tip of the pen, allowing it to track patterns on a device's screen that is invisible to the user's eye.


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Monday, May 28th, 2012. 15:52

Aaron Sorkin Shares His Thoughts On Steve Jobs Biopic



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Aaron Sorkin, who created the Oscar-winning scenario for “The Social Network”, was recently confirmed by Sony Pictures as a screenwriter for upcoming film based on the biography of Steve Jobs.

Reuters reported that in an interview with reporters Sorkin said that he was still looking for some event in Jobs’ life to hang the film on.


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Friday, May 18th, 2012. 12:50

Aaron Sorkin Will Be Screenwriter For Steve Jobs biopic



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Sony Pictures confirmed that Aaron Sorkin will be the screenwriter for the film adaptation of the Steve Jobs’ biography by Walter Isaacson. Last month Sorkin, who is well-known for his work on The Social Network, A Few Good Men and The West Wing, noted that he was “strongly considering” the offer to work on the project. Amy Pascal, Sony Pictures Co-Chairman, commented on the announcement:


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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012. 13:17

Photos of Ashton Kutcher in character as Steve Jobs surface



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Gossip site TMZ.com published photos of actor Ashton Kutcher wearing Steve Jobs' iconic black turtleneck, jeans and sneakers outfit. Kutcher is preparing to act in the independent film about the late Apple co-founder.

Everybody knows that Jobs so liked the black turtleneck that he reportedly owned hundreds of them. Mona Simpson, Jobs' sister, remarked at his memorial service last October that he had probably owned enough copies of the shirt for everyone in attendance.


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Monday, May 14th, 2012. 13:18

Steve Jobs' liver transplant helped inspire Facebook organ donor program



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Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg mentioned in an interview with ABC News that his friendship with Steve Jobs and his liver transplant that extended his life came to mind as he worked on a plan to increase the number of organ donors.

"That definitely, I think, was something that we all had in mind as we were building this out," Zuckerberg said. "His story is just one of many, of people who both were able to have an organ transplant that made his life longer, and he was extremely thankful for that."


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Friday, May 4th, 2012. 14:50

Tim Cook Included In TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List 2012



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Time Magazine published its list of the 100 Most Influential People In The World that was compiled for this year, and Apple CEO Tim Cook included in the list alongside Salman Khan, Rihanna, Hilary Clinton and Tim Tebow. Walter Isaacson has been also included on the TIME's list thanks to the remarkable success of his book about Steve Jobs.


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Wednesday, April 18th, 2012. 22:03