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Apple Contract Document Sells For Nearly $1.6 Million
2011-12-14 12:33:08

Sotheby's auction house recently sold the original three-page document that served as the contract among Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ron Wayne to establish Apple Computer on April 1st, 1976 for nearly $1.6 million. The auction took place on Tuesday and the document was expected to go for between $100,000 and $150,000. Sotheby's auction of "fine books and manuscripts" includes over 350 separate lots, including a 1733 map of America and a 1789 letter from George Washington. The...

Jobs Claimed He Would Destroy Android
2011-10-21 10:52:03

The Associated Press (AP) reports that Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography claims that Jobs said he would "destroy Android." According to the report, Jobs said he would destroy the Google smartphone operating system because "it's a stolen product." He said he would "spend every penny of Apple's $40 billion in the bank" to right this wrong. The news agency obtained an early copy of the Isaacson book, which is derived from many interviews Isaacson had with Jobs before he died on...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

Beezid is announcing a charity tribute to Steve Jobs, in which only Apple and Pixar products will be sold on the Beezid site from 6PM EDT on Friday, October 7th until 11:59PM EDT of the same day. A percentage of Bid Pack sales will benefit cancer research. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 To honor the passing of Steve Jobs, Beezid.com will be celebrating the life and work of one of the great visionaries of our time by offering only Apple and Pixar products for a six-hour period...

2011-10-05 21:45:00

DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following should be attributed to AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson: "We are saddened by the passing of Steve Jobs. Steve was an iconic inventor, visionary, and entrepreneur, and we had the privilege to know him as partner and friend. All of us at AT&T offer our thoughts and prayers to Steve's wife, family, and his Apple family." Contact: Ashley Zandy, Brunswick Group, +1-212-333-3810 SOURCE AT&T

2011-08-26 13:35:00

CAMPBELL, Calif., Aug. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Learning, Inc. (QLI), a research-based provider of advanced sales and marketing training programs, and Jay Elliot, author of the book "The Steve Jobs Way" http://www.thestevejobsway.com, jointly announced today a licensing agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, QLI will develop and market a new training program called "Market-Leading Innovation(TM) (The path to Innovation Excellence)" which will be based on Elliot's book. The...

2011-08-18 09:06:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global sensation, actress, designer, best selling author, and mom NICOLE RICHIE is set to kick off Fashion's Night out at Beverly Center on Thursday, 9/8. Following Mayor Villaraigosa's welcome of the event to Los Angeles at Beverly Center's Center Court, Nicole Richie will be the hostess for the first of two runway fashion shows. The large-scale production will feature Fall lines from the Center's new luxury wing of tenants. Scheduled stores...

2011-06-13 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Georgia remained steady over the past twelve months following several years of losses, according to the 2012 Georgia Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Georgia gained 447 industrial jobs between April 2010 and April 2011, after losing 21,000 jobs over the 2009-2010 survey period, and 48,904 industrial jobs from...

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2011-06-09 06:00:00

Chief Executive Jobs said Apple Inc. plans to build a circular "spaceship" building in Cupterino, California that will hold 12,000 employees. Jobs made his second public appearance in two days on Tuesday to show off plans to the Cupertino city council. "It's a little like a spaceship landed," said Jobs, showing off a four-story, circular building with a massive interior courtyard on a 150-acre piece of landscaped land. "There is not a straight piece of glass in the building," he said. "We...

2011-06-07 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Louisiana remained steady over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Louisiana Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Louisiana lost just 1,147 industrial jobs or less than one percent between April 2010 and April 2011, much smaller than the 2.3% loss MNI reported for the state over the 2009-2010 survey...

2011-05-31 10:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Texas remained steady over the past twelve months according to the 2011 Texas Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Texas lost just 7,174 industrial jobs or less than one percent between April 2010 and April 2011, much smaller than the 34,000 jobs MNI reported the state lost over the 2009-2010 survey period....