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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...

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...

2011-06-13 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....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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