Steve Jobs

  • Macworld: Analysts expect evolutionary products

    Posted January 3, 2009 - 9:31 pm

    While Steve Jobs won't be giving the keynote address during next week's Macworld Conference & Expo, analysts still expect the company to introduce some products during the company's last scheduled attendance at the annual trade show.
  • Jobs health rumor hits Apple stock

    Posted December 31, 2008 - 10:17 am

    Apple's stock fell, then rebounded, after a report that CEO Steve Jobs bowed out of next week's Macworld Expo keynote because of declining health.
  • MacWorld 2009: Rumor roundup

    Posted December 30, 2008 - 5:33 pm

    Steve Jobs may not be coming to MacWorld Expo in San Francisco next week, but that hasn't stopped the Apple rumor-mill from charging ahead at full speed. This year is Apple's last at the storied trade show, and many are hoping the little company from Cupertino will go out with a bang.
  • For Apple, '08 ends with the Macworld clunker

    Posted December 30, 2008 - 4:19 pm

    Until mid-December, the big news about the upcoming Macworld Expo and Conference was that Adobe and Belkin weren't going to exhibit at the big show. Then came the bombshell from Apple that it wouldn't take part in the event after 2009 -- and CEO Steve Jobs wouldn't even be on hand for his highly anticipated keynote address.
  • The 11 stupidest moments in tech for 2008

    Posted December 30, 2008 - 11:48 am

    Tech is overflowing with creative and hypermotivated people who do a lot of pretty incredible things. But they can be counted on to do some pretty silly things, too--which is lucky for us, since high-profile pratfalls are part of what makes this industry fun to watch. Certainly 2008 had no shortage of silly goings-on.
  • Week 2 for the IE bug, Apple bails on Macworld

    Posted December 19, 2008 - 10:41 pm

    Microsoft released an emergency patch for the Internet Explorer flaw this week after Chinese security researchers accidentally posted the attack code for it last week, but that isn't stopping the damage. More consternation was created by word from Apple that it is bailing out of the Macworld Conference & Expo after the 2009 event in a few weeks and CEO Steve Jobs will not be giving the keynote speech.
  • Quiz: He said what? (an oddly informative news quiz)

    Posted December 19, 2008 - 10:57 am

    Who thinks Facebook is a fine way to let folks know they're being foreclosed on? Who isn't afraid of a little competition from Google? Who thinks he's the right chef for the job? Think you know? Take the quiz already!
  • Apple Kremlinology

    Posted December 19, 2008 - 7:32 am

    The ghoulish side of Mac rumorism.
  • 18 Reasons Steve Jobs Won't Deliver Macworld Keynotes

    Posted December 17, 2008 - 5:19 pm

    Steve Jobs has apparently delivered his last Macworld Expo keynote speech. The question of the day: Why?
  • Apple: Last year at Macworld Expo, no Jobs keynote

    Posted December 16, 2008 - 6:28 pm

    Apple on Tuesday announced that Macworld Conference & Expo 2009 will be the company's last. The company also said Steve Jobs will not deliver his traditional keynote at the event this year.
  • Report: Fake Jobs heart-attack story posted by teen

    Posted October 23, 2008 - 8:37 pm

    The fake Internet report posted to CNN's iReport site earlier this month claiming Apple CEO Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack was posted by a teenager who doesn't appear to have posted it to manipulate the company's stock price, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
  • Jobs: The iPhone is Apple's netbook

    Posted October 22, 2008 - 3:18 pm

    Apple Inc. has no imminent plans to compete in the growing market for "netbooks," the small, inexpensive laptops that accounted for 5% of all U.S. notebook sales last quarter, CEO Steve Jobs said Tuesday. But the company already participates in the category, Jobs argued, citing Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch as devices that have much of the same functionality as the ultra-light, low-cost notebooks.
  • Why do pundits want to be Steve Jobs so badly?

    Posted October 16, 2008 - 12:24 pm

    I know that pundits are paid to tell companies they don't work for what to do; but when it comes to Apple, it seems to get personal.
  • Report: SEC investigating false Jobs heart attack rumor

    Posted October 7, 2008 - 10:55 am

    A false report of a Steve Jobs' heart attack that caused Apple's stock to momentarily plunge on Friday has piqued the interest of the SEC, according to reports.
  • Apple doesn't need Jobs, analyst says

    Posted October 6, 2008 - 5:02 pm

    Early on Friday, Apple shares slid below US$100 for the first time since May 2007 after a false report circulated that Apple's 53-year-old CEO had suffered a major heart attack. The report, posted on, a "citizen journalist" Web site operated by CNN, was quickly denied by Apple, but not before the share price had slid nearly 11%. The panic was unwarranted, said Ezra Gottheil, an analyst with Technology Business Research Inc.
  • Bogus Jobs' heart attack report rattles citizen journalism

    Posted October 5, 2008 - 4:53 pm

    An unsubstantiated report of Apple CEO Steve Jobs suffering a heart attack is emboldening question marks around the notion of citizen journalism. A user identified only as "Johntw" posted a story on CNN's iReport Web site Friday morning stating Jobs had been rushed to the ER as a result of a "major heart attack." The user cited "an insider" who he said "opted to remain anonymous" but was "quite reliable."
  • Steve Jobs is still not dead

    Posted October 3, 2008 - 9:13 pm

    Why does Apple's CEO need to keep proving his presence among the living?
  • Apple settles backdating lawsuit

    Posted September 11, 2008 - 11:15 am

    CEO Steve Jobs and other Apple executives have settled a lawsuit alleging the company was harmed by its backdating of stock options to employees.
  • "Funnest" is an awfully strong word for a couple of iPods

    Posted September 9, 2008 - 3:13 pm

    Pretty iPod nanos, spiffy iPod Touches -- so why doesn't it perk me up? At least there are Genius Playlists to console me -- if only I could download the update.
  • Steve Jobs' death greatly exaggerated; obit a mistake

    Posted August 28, 2008 - 3:27 pm

    Take heart, Apple fans, it's not true. The Bloomberg financial news service Wednesday posted a revised obituary of Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs by accident on its wire service, but quickly retracted it.
  • Jobs confirms iPhone application 'kill switch'

    Posted August 11, 2008 - 1:53 pm

    Last week's news that Apple had incorporated some form of application blacklist into the iPhone 3G certainly got people talking. While the purpose of said blacklist wasn't apparent, there was still quite a bit of argument over whether or not an application blacklist was a method that Apple should be employing.
  • Jobs shakes up Apple management over MobileMe debacle

    Posted August 6, 2008 - 4:06 pm

    Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs has given MobileMe to the executive who heads iTunes, part of a shake-up over the sync service's public problems since its launch last month, according to a memo sent to company employees earlier this week.
  • Jobs: MobileMe "not up to Apple's standards"

    Posted August 5, 2008 - 3:58 pm

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs conceded in an e-mail to Apple employees that the company had made numerous mistakes during the launch of its MobileMe Internet service, saying that the service "was simply not up to Apple's standards" and that it "clearly needed more time and testing."
  • Report: Steve Jobs' health issue not life threatening

    Posted July 28, 2008 - 9:48 am

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs has some health problems, but they are not life-threatening, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
  • Apple stock bitten by earnings forecast, Jobs' health

    Posted July 22, 2008 - 9:40 am

    Concerns for the health of popular Apple executive Steve Jobs and a worse than expected forecast for fourth quarter earnings and revenue shot down Apple's stock after the market closed.

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