Tag Archive: Threatened

Steve Jobs Threatened Patent Litigation To Enforce ‘No-Hire’ Agreements

Steve Jobs shakes hands with Eric Schmidt.

Steve Jobs shakes hands with Eric Schmidt.

Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs threatened Palm CEO Edward Colligan with patent litigation if he did not agree to stop poaching Apple employees, according to a court filing that was made public on Tuesday.

Confidential emails between the pair, along with documents from Adobe and Google, have surfaced in a civil lawsuit that claims a number of major companies  [Read More…]

New Yorker Writer Susan Orlean Threatened Divorce To Convert Her Husband To Mac [Macworld / iWorld 2012]

SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD / iWORLD 2012 Talking on stage about her love of technology and gadgets, New Yorker writer Susan Orlean rhapsodized her iPad, and told how she converted her husband to Apple technology. A self-confessed geek, Orlean told how the iPad solved all the problems she had with working and traveling with technology. She had a Danger Sidekick, but would go nuts taking notes on it. She finds  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Called Android Grand Theft, Threatened Google With Thermonuclear War

The AP has somehow purchased an early copy of Walter Isaacsons official biography of Steve Jobs, which is due to hit store shelves on Monday. According to this initial report, Jobs called Android grand theft and threatened to go thermonuclear war on Google.   Isaacson wrote that Jobs was livid in January 2010 when HTC introduced an Android phone that boasted many of the popular features of the iPhone. Apple  [Read More…]

The MacBook Air Could Have Had An ARM Processor After Apple Threatened Intel Over Power-Hungry Chips

One Intel director revealed in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal thatApple threatened to drop the chip maker over its hungry processors if it couldnt drastically slash the amount of power they demanded. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Intels Ultrabook director,Greg Welch, revealed that Apple executives gave the company a real wake-up call that prompted it to create its low-power Core processors for ultraportable notebooks like  [Read More…]