One of the rumors that had been bandied about before the Beatles announcement this morning for iTunes, was whether or not Apple and Facebook had perhaps struck a deal in regard to Ping. Well, we know now that wasn't the case, and given the Facebook CEO's comments, it would appear the two companies still need to sit down for talks a bit more.
If you ventured out to see The Social Network in recent days you've been subjected to Trent Reznor's musical genius, as the movie's soundtrack was conceived and recorded by Reznor and partner in crime, Attius Ross. If the soundtrack did nothing for you, that's OK: you don't have to enjoy Reznor's music to respect the man himself. Well spoken, introspective and dangerously intelligent, the former Nine Inch Nails frontman's candor is legendary. In a recent interview, Reznor frankly declared his feelings surrounding social networking, and surprisingly, Steve Jobs.
Despite having a net worth of $6.1 billion thanks to a long string of wildly popular Apple products (and even more to his ties to Disney), CEO Steve Jobs has only come in at 42 on a new list of the 400 wealthiest Americans.
Apparently our favorite socialite CEO is now taking to getting some slams in on the iPhone. Posting to his Facebook wall, he claims he'd rather use a landline to make calls. As you'll see, one has to wonder why he's going to all the troubles to keeping his device, versus taking it back?