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2012-05-23 02:31:30

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cate Vincent, a grandmother, who for the past ten years has looked after elderly people in her home, was reading in bed on her iPad last month, when it slipped from her hands, and fell on her face. Four weeks later, she was sitting in a glass conference room at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. "They invited me to Apple when they heard what I did next; grab pinking shears and a plastic file folder, make a few cuts, slip in my iPad,...

2012-05-18 14:20:25

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The film chronicling the life of Steve Jobs, the Apple Inc. co-founder and charismatic master of innovation, begins principal photography in June and in keeping with the project's commitment to accuracy and authenticity, will film early scenes in the actual Los Altos home where Jobs grew up and in the historic garage where he and Steve Wozniak founded Apple. Titled jOBS, the biopic stars Ashton Kutcher as the iconic Silicon Valley...

2012-05-11 06:26:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Granny Cate Vincent dropped her iPad while reading in bed, in her mobile home, in a retirement village in Florida, and the iPad landed on her face. Four weeks later, she was sitting in a glass conference room at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120511/CG05673) "They invited me to Apple when they heard about what I did next, which was to get out of bed, grab some pinking shears...

2012-02-28 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News released today the first-ever edition of Best Jobs of 2012 rankings. Occupations are ranked according to one of five industries: business, creative services, healthcare, science & technology, and social services. There's also a general rankings list that highlights the 25 Best Jobs across all five categories. The Best Jobs rankings and career profiles will be available exclusively at usnews.com/careers. (Logo:...

FBI Background Check Describes Apple Founder As Dishonest, Narcissistic
2012-02-10 05:44:53

Steve Jobs had mediocre grades while in high school, admitted to using marijuana and LSD when he was younger, and was described as narcissistic, dishonest, bitter, and neglectful of the daughter born out of wedlock to him and his high-school sweetheart, according to a background check released by the FBI on Thursday. According to Bloomberg's Adam Satariano and Karen Gullo, the agency released 191 pages of records on the Apple founder, compiled during a background check when Jobs was being...

2012-02-07 06:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of technology CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today released a new study showing that there are now roughly 466,000 jobs in the "App Economy" in the United States, up from zero in 2007. The study, sponsored by TechNet and conducted by Dr. Michael Mandel of South Mountain Economics LLC, also found that App Economy jobs are spread throughout the nation. The top...

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2012-01-29 08:38:30

A 2007 email suggesting the existence of a so-called "gentlemen's agreement" between Apple and Google, in which the latter party promised not to recruit talent from the former, was made public as part of a class action lawsuit on Friday. In that email, which was disclosed as part of a proposed class action lawsuit against the two tech giants and five other companies, Steve Jobs wrote to Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt to ask him to stop trying to recruit an Apple engineer, according to...

New Apple CEO Gets $400M Stock Award
2012-01-10 13:44:12

Apple has announced that it is giving its new CEO Tim Cook a one-time stock award worth nearly $400 million, the largest such award given by any company in roughly a decade. Apple´s legendary creator Steve Jobs turned over the reins to his long-time lieutenant shortly before his death last August. Insiders say that the decision of the company´s board to grant Mr. Cook a million restricted stock units (RSUs) was largely a gesture to indicate its confidence in his competence as a...

Steve Jobs Action Figure Falls Under Apple’s Legal Hammer
2012-01-05 09:00:00

It looks as if the previously reported Steve Jobs action figure will become a very limited edition collectible, Amy Willis reports for The Telegraph. Earlier this week, the Chinese company In Icons announced the sale of a highly-detailed poseable doll of the late, iconic Apple CEO but with perhaps more buzz than expected, Apple´s legal team took notice and has threatened court action if the doll is sold. The 12-inch tall doll, listed for $99, was seen on the company´s website...

Creator Of Steve Jobs Action Figure Refrains From Selling Iconic Doll
2012-01-17 09:15:13

It appears that In Icons, a Chinese doll manufacturer who was determined to sell a Steve Jobs action figure has had a change of heart and will not be selling the 12-inch tall highly-poseable replica of Apple´s iconic founder. In a statement on its website, In Icons explains the decision, “Though we still believe that we have not overstepped any legal boundaries, we have decided to completely stop the offer, production and sale of the Steve Jobs figurine out of our heartfelt...