Tag Archive: Jobs’s


1/3rd of Steve Jobs’s patents have been awarded since his death

Steve Jobs was a visionary, a futurist, and a business genius… but he was also an inventor with over 458 patents to his name. What better way to spend this holiday weekend than getting yourself up to speed with the…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’s daughter Lisa will be the “heroine” of Aaron Sorkin’s biopic

Between Pirates of Silicon Valley and Jobs, there have already been two Steve Jobs bio pics. How’s Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming joint going to be able to differentiate itself from them? Apparently, by casting Steve Jobs’s estranged daughter as the film’s…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’s office remains untouched at Apple HQ

In an excerpt from an interview with Charlie Rose, Tim Cook revealed that Steve Jobs’s office “is still left as it was” on the fourth floor of Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino. “His name is still on the door,” said Cook. That says a…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’s Widow Is The World’s 9th Richest Woman And Quite The Philanthropist

Steve and Laurene Jobs together at the 82nd Academy Awards back in 2010

Steve and Laurene Jobs together at the 82nd Academy Awards back in 2010

When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, he left behind a wife and four children. His widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, has stayed hidden from the public sphere for years, but now she is starting to receive more recognition as an influential philanthropist.

She is passionate about a host  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs’s High School GPA Is Proof That Grades Aren’t Everything

Jobs had fantastic hair in high school, which is always more important than a GPA.

Jobs had fantastic hair in high school, which is always more important than a GPA.

When you die as a billionaire who created one of the most influential companies in modern history, people automatically assume that you were pretty smart. And smarts mean good grades in school, right? That’s what your teachers want you to believe.

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Steve Jobs’s Widow Speaks Out: “His Legacy Is Beautiful For Me To Live With.” [Video]

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Breaking her silence on her husband and his legacy, Steve Jobs’s widow Laurene Powell Jobs appeared on on Rock Center with Brian Williams on Friday to say that Jobs’s “legacy is beautiful for me to live with.”

Laurene Powell Jobs was on Rock Center to promote her new film and website, The Dream Is Now, a project aimed at helping get the DREAM Act passed.

As we’ve written before, The  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs’s Widow in Exclusive Interview on NBC Tonight

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Laurene Powell Jobs, from Rock Center with Brian Williams interview. Airs Friday, April 12 at 10 P.M., 9 P.M. CDT

 

For the first time since Steve Jobs died, his widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, will speak on TV — in this case, in an interview on Rock Center with Brian Williams this evening, in just a few hours.

It took the country’s tumultuous battle over immigration reform to finally coax the  [Read More…]

San Francisco Starbucks Still Haunted By The Ghost Of Steve Jobs’s 2007 Prank iPhone Call

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During the historic 2007 iPhone keynote, Steve Jobs famously called a local Starbucks and made a prank order for 4,000 lattes… enough for everyone at the Moscone Center to enjoy. He then said, “Just kidding. Wrong number. Goodbye!”

Amusingly, that quick prank call to demonstrate the iPhone’s Maps and Phone apps is still resulting in prank calls six years later. And even more incredibly, the barista who originally took the call still works at that Starbucks!

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Steve Jobs’s Widow Launches Site To Help Immigrant Kids Find A Path To Naturalization

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Steve Jobs’s widow, Laurene Powell Jobs.

The debate over illegal immigration isn’t just about adults hopping the border. Oftentimes, children are caught in the middle: kids who were brought to the United States illegally when they were young, and who are now facing being deported as adults, having never known any other country besides America?

Steve Jobs’s widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, is now trying to put a face on this side of  [Read More…]

Burglar Who Stole Steve Jobs’s Computer Is Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

Jobs's Palo Alto home while undergoing renovation.

Jobs’s Palo Alto home while undergoing renovation.

A burglar who broke into Steve Jobs’s Palo Alto home last August and stole $ 60,000 worth of goods — including Jobs’s wallet and his computer — has been handed a seven-year prison sentence. Kariem McFarlin, 35, of Alameda, was sentenced at the Santa Clara Superior Court on Monday.

Jobs had lived in the home with his wife and children  [Read More…]