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How Much Longer Will Steve Jobs Be Apple’s CEO?

Monday, November 10th, 2008

It’s no surprise that Steve Jobs will one day retire from Apple. But how much longer can we expect Steve at the helm? And when it’s time for Jobs to move on, how much warning will customers, shareholders, and investors get?

The industry has come to know Steve Jobs as the face of Apple, bottom line. [...]

Apple’s Gulfstream Jet Bill Last Quarter: $189,000

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Every once in a while a report comes in about how much Apple CEO Steve Jobs has spent on fueling up his Gulfstream jet and flying around the world. Last quarter’s bill was $189,000. Not that much when compared to $550,000 in air travel expenses during the December quarter.
Whether you choose to believe the speculation [...]

Steve Jobs On New NYC Apple Store, “This is not for Apple”

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Apple has turned its eye away from opening a new retail store at 21-25 W. 34th St. between Fifth and Sixth avenues, diagonally across from the Empire State Building. While Apple controls that space and has had “unofficial” plans to open a new store there, recent information suggests the company has completely lost interest.

Apple has [...]

Ex Apple CEO John Sculley Comments On iPhone Success

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

TechRadar has a very interesting piece with ex Apple CEO John Sculley. In the article, Sculley reveals much of what he believes make Apple, the iPhone and current CEO Steve Jobs so… “magical.”
The article dives right into the core aspects of Apple and the iPhone’s success. When asked if the iPhone is as important of [...]

Teenager Was Behind False Steve Jobs Heart Attack Rumor [Update]

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

The SEC has pinpointed an eighteen year old kid as being the person responsible for posting a fake rumor about Apple CEO Steve Jobs suffering a heart attack.

While we new the SEC had begun investigating the incident, the intentions behind the fake rumor have been unclear. Many believed it to be a stock scam, while [...]

iPhone Tethering Plan: Sources Say Problematic Delays Caused by AT&T Network

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

MacBlogz has learned that problematic issues caused by AT&T’s cellular network, coupled with extreme caution being practiced by AT&T, is preventing an official iPhone tethering plan from progressing. The service, which has been in development under a microscope, has been running into fairly substantial issues with the stability of AT&T’s cellular network.
According to a colleague [...]

Inside Steve’s Brain by Leander Kahney, My Overdue Review

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Note: I’ve wanted to write a review about Leander Kahney’s New York Times best selling book, Inside Steve’s Brain for a long time. Having just finished it for a second time, I thought now would be as good a time as any.

Steve Jobs, the name within itself is synonmous with Apple, the iPod, iPhone, cutting-edge [...]

Steve Jobs Makes Rare Appearance During Quarterly Earnings Call

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Apple CEO Steve Jobs made a rare appearance during Apple’s 4th quarter earnings results conference call. Feeling the timing was right to address some questions that have been raised, Jobs highlighted two core milestones. First being Apple beating (outselling) RIM, and second, measured by revenue, Apple has become the world’s third largest mobile phone supplier, [...]

Steve Jobs Voted Second Most Influential Behind Barack Obama [Update]

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Second only to Barack Obama, Steve Jobs has been voted the second most influential person to affect the way men behave, what they buy, and how they think in a recent online poll.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs appears to be winning in popularity and influential decision making, second only to Democratic presidential nominee (soon to be [...]

Steve Jobs Responds to Missing FireWire Outrage via Email

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has allegedly responded to an email regarding the outrage over missing FireWire in Apple’s new 13″ Macbook. The email, which hasn’t entirely been authenticated, explains that most digital camcorders use USB 2.0, as apposed to the now absent Firewire.
Jobs has been known to respond randomly to emails. In early August an [...]

Steve Jobs Announces: Apple 2008 Environmental Update

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Regarding Apple’s continuous push towards meeting above-average environmental standards, Apple CEO Steve Jobs has officially released a new statement on Apple’s website.
Read the full letter from Apple CEO Steve Jobs at Apple.com

Below are Apple’s Product Environmental Reports: (PDF Downloads)
Year after year Apple has set and met important goals to reduce its impact on the [...]

Extremely Scary Trading Day for Apple (AAPL) Shareholders and Investors

Monday, October 6th, 2008

On September 29th, Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) shares saw the sharpest sell-off the company has seen in years. After losing nearly $20 billion in market cap, the shares continue to get slammed, hovering in the $80’s all day today before closing up $1.07 (1.10%) per share.

For those not interested in following the nuances of Apple’s day [...]

SEC Investigating False Steve Jobs Heart Attack Rumor

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

This morning a false report hit the web via CNN’s iReport that Apple CEO Steve Jobs suffered a massive heart attack. The report was categorically denied, but not before hammering Apple’s stock price down to their lowest closing price in 52 weeks. Fortunately, the SEC has announced that they are investigating the fraudulent report.

It’s no [...]

Apple Denies Steve Jobs Heart Attack Rumor: Simply Not True

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

This morning a CNN iReport poster reported that Steve Jobs had been rushed to the Emergency Room after a severe heart attack. Apple has categorically denied the false report.

“Citizen journalism” apparently just failed its first significant test. A CNN iReport poster reported this morning that Steve Jobs had been rushed to the ER after [...]

What to Expect From Apple’s Fiscal Fourth Quarter Numbers Report

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Tomorrow being the last day in the fourth quarter, its safe to evaluate what we can expect to hear from Apple’s (Nasdaq: AAPL) fiscal fourth quarter numbers. Analysts warn that Apple will primarily focus on how it will overcome current economic downturn, in the face of a struggling economy and weak consumer demand.

Apple will [...]

Brilliant Steve Jobs Work of Art Now Up for Auction

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Titled “The Introduction; Steve Jobs at Macworld,” a 12″x12″x1.5″ masterpiece by artist Nitrozac has recently been put up for auction.

Got some empty space on those bare eggshell white walls of yours? I sure do, and what better way to fill it than with this one of a kind hand painted work of art depicting [...]

Update: Steve Jobs Arrives in Europe, Apple Expo Coming Up

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

It was a true meeting of the minds, as Apple CEO Steve Jobs traveled to Brussels to meet with the European Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes yesterday.

Those attending the caucus along with Sir. Jobs were Eddie Cue (Apple’s iTunes head), representatives from EMI, eBay, Fiat, the UK consumer association, famous face Mick Jagger, and other select [...]

September 16th 2008, Steve Jobs Is Still Apple’s CEO (PHEW)

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

On September 16, 1985 Steve Jobs was ousted from the company that he founded, Apple Inc. On September 16, 1997 he returned to resurrect Apple from near extinction. Today is September 16, 2008 and Steve Jobs is currently Apple’s CEO… Let’s just take a moment to say… “Phew !”

In 1985 Jobs lost a boardroom battle [...]

Apple CEO Steve Jobs: Center of Backdating Scheme?

Monday, September 15th, 2008

The legal woes over backdating allegations are only beginning for Apple and company. An ongoing case is presently under seal at the Santa Clara County Superior Court, while the plaintiffs’ lawyer, H. Adam Prussin, says he is acting on behalf of shareholders, and using an approach “similar but not identical” to that of other lawsuits, [...]

Fake Steve Jobs Loses Credibility While Slashing Apple

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Dan Lyons, otherwise known as the Fake Steve Jobs, has recently written an article (in his own voice), that accuses Apple of somehow playing unfairly within the technology realm, and becoming an evil monopoly like Microsoft. CNBC’c Jim Goldman does an extremely good job at pointing out the flaws and gaps in Lyons’ argument, with [...]