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How Steve Jobs and the Industrial Design Team saved Apple, this week on The CultCast

This week on The CultCast: we recall how Steve Jobs and the industrial design team saved Apple. Plus: the reason Jony Ive gave us his car for a chauffeur; one year with the Apple Watch; and we reveal the strange cultural phenomenon we’ve been secretly loving in an all-new What We’re Into. Our thanks for […]

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New game imagines a world in which Steve Jobs was North Korean

From Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle to Mark Millar’s Superman comic Red Son, I’ve always been a massive fan of alternative history stories. Now, upcoming first-person-shooter game Homefront: The Revolution asks a question as intriguing as any: What would have happened if a technological genius like Steve Jobs came out of North Korea instead […]

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Here’s how Steve Jobs answered a question about government snooping in 1981

Apple turns 40 today and, while a lot has changed since the company’s early days, it seems that questions about government snooping have not. ABC News today released footage from a vintage interview in which a very young Steve Jobs debates computers on a 1981 episode of Nightline. In addition to trotting out his “bicycle […]

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Steve Jobs wouldn’t care how old Apple is today

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wasn’t the most sentimental person ever, and we’ve just found more evidence to back that up. It comes in an anecdote from a former product manager who was around 10 years ago for the company’s 30th birthday. And his dream of a huge celebration of the milestone earned him a healthy […]

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Apple’s handled its PR wrong in FBI standoff, says Steve Jobs’ ex-publicist

Apple hasn’t done enough to publicly present its side of the current privacy standoff with the FBI, concerning whether or not it should build an iPhone backdoor, claims Andrea “Andy” Cunningham, Steve Jobs’ former publicist. “I think [Steve] would’ve spent more time framing the issue for the [public] than I think [Apple under Tim Cook has] […]

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The Intel founder Steve Jobs said he’d be happy to work for dies at 79

In some sad news, Andy Grove, a.k.a. one of the founders and former CEOs of Intel, passed away yesterday at the age of 79. The Budapest-born Grove was a mentor to many people in Silicon Valley, including Steve Jobs, who once noted that he was one of the only people Jobs would willingly work for. […]

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Woz in wax: Madame Tussauds unveils Steve Wozniak statue

Steve Wozniak sure likes to wax lyrical about the Apple II, and now he can do so with his very own wax figure (sorry for the awful pun!) — which was unveiled over the weekend at the first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con at the San Jose Convention Center. “I am so honored. I have […]

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Jony Ive talks Steve Jobs, design, and how Apple can stay hungry

Charlie Rose has become Apple’s go-to guy when it comes to mainstream media interviews, and to that end Rose recently scored an exclusive conversation with none other than Apple’s design god Jony Ive. In a leisurely chat lasting more than half an hour, Rose asks about Ive’s relationship with Steve Jobs, the qualities Apple looks […]

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Soon you can screen Steve Jobs in your living room

If you’ve been waiting to check out Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs movie (and, based on the dismal box office figures, people certainly haven’t rushed out to theaters), you’ve got a couple more months before you can watch it from the comfort of your own home. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment today announced the release dates for Steve Jobs on home […]

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Elon Musk: I met Steve Jobs and he was a jerk

Tesla CEO and all-around real-life Iron Man Elon Musk has been on quite the roll making various verbal swipes at Apple as of late — and a new interview he gave to GQ doesn’t break the mould. Describing Steve Jobs as “kind of a jerk,” and saying that, “I care about currying favor with Apple,” before backing off from […]

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