Steve Jobs was a powerful, influential, and often complex individual. Following a best-selling biography detailing intimate moments from his personal life, there are two separate films currently in the works about the former Apple CEO. While fewer details have come to light on the Aaron Sorkin-penned movie, a smaller independent film, titled jOBS, will hit the screen at next year's Sundance Film Festival.
Getting excited about next week’s Apple media event? Apparently, so are the folks over at Ars Technica, who have spotted the fabled iPad 3 (or is it iPad HD?) lurking in their server logs. Meanwhile, the banners are going up at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, which means the countdown is on. In the meantime, the weekend is here again, so kick back and soak up the day’s news for this fine Friday, March 2, 2012.
Roberto Baldwin finds it so hard to sing goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
There really was only one Apple news story this week; no use pretending otherwise. Sure, there were a couple other stories about Google or someone else, and we'll mention a couple of them, but the big news was the big news. After a successful run, the like of which we have never seen, Apple's CEO, Steve Jobs, stepped down from his position steering Apple's day to day operations. So let's cue that highlight reel of the one and only, Mr. Reality Distortion Field.
You would normally think that the tenth anniversary of Apple's retail business would be a celebratory time among employees. However, there is one group of employees that aren't exactly thrilled, so much so, they're trying to put the finishing touches on the formation of the "Apple Retail Workers Union."
Many of us dream about working for Apple. Few of us ever will. Fortunately, for those who take the possibility of working out of the company's Cupertino campus seriously, a new insider's guide is chock-full of tips can help you get your foot in the door.
Four new job posts on Apple’s website late last week seem to indicate that the company may be searching for iOS software engineers with “experience developing navigation software” -- could a built-in navigation app be part of the iOS 5 mix?
Sure, we received a new iPhone, totally new device in the form of an iPad, as well as countless other goodies this year from Apple. But what about our 'ol friend, Mac OS X? Well, a new job posting at Apple might give us some insight into what might be to come.
Perhaps sensing that they’re reaching a peak point in the future where consumers are concerned, Apple has started to focus more attention on small businesses, if recent job postings in search of engineers to put together systems aimed at such clients is to be believed.