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  • Not so fast, Carol Bartz

    Posted September 16, 2010 - 11:54 am

    Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz tells the Wall Street Journal that turnarounds take time, and that Apple's stock took years to rebound after Steve Jobs returned in 1997. Except that's not quite true.
  • Is Steve Jobs a Star-Throwing Ninja?

    Posted September 15, 2010 - 9:55 am

    I don't know if you've heard, but Steve Jobs is a star-throwing Ninja master.
  • Up for a game of Steveopoly?

    Posted September 10, 2010 - 3:51 pm

    L'il Steve Jobs, Age 9, ruins yet another playdate.
  • Nothing new in the new Apple TV

    Posted September 1, 2010 - 3:17 pm

    I like owning videos. I like knowing I can watch and compare the classic Maltese Falcon and first version from 1931 whenever I want. Or, on the lighter side, that I can watch Dr. Who episodes from anywhere in time and space at my convenience. That's why I'm totally unimpressed by the new Apple TV.
  • iPhone 4 "Antennagate"

    Posted July 20, 2010 - 9:00 am

    Apple has given its answer to "Antennagate", and the new mushroom cloud is up, and honestly, I wonder if people even bother to listen to what anyone says anymore.
  • Steve Jobs shows how to hold the new iPhone 4

    Posted July 2, 2010 - 10:33 am

    For left-handers who've had reception trouble when holding the new iPhone 4, allow me to demonstrate the proper way to hold it...
  • Curtains! 5 tech leaders who should stay off the stage

    Posted June 30, 2010 - 8:00 am

    You can see why these guys are businessmen and not actors (but don't tell them that). Here are some videos to prove that point.
  • The two faces of Steve (Jobs and Ballmer)

    Posted June 14, 2010 - 9:15 pm

    Writing about Steve Ballmer and Steve Jobs always seems to get a rise out of my readers. Case in point: three letters I've received lately, two of which basically telling me I'm too stupid (and/or cheap) to live. Here are some choice excerpts.
  • Five reasons Apple gets the lion's share of attention

    Posted June 7, 2010 - 11:57 am

    Apple's not really expected to announce anything we don't already know about today at WWDC, so why is it that we can't get enough of Steve Jobs?
  • Steve Jobs: Adobe raised stink over Flash first

    Posted June 2, 2010 - 9:54 pm

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs said Tuesday that his company didn't begin the long-running feud with Adobe over Flash, but only reacted after its rival "started to raise a stink."
  • Steve Jobs Opens Up About iPhone Leak, Abobe Flash, and More

    Posted June 2, 2010 - 1:37 pm

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs used the D8 Conference on Tuesday to air his views on a variety of issues, including Adobe Flash, Google, AT&T, and the next-gen iPhone controversy. In a Q&A with audience members and an interview with the Wall Street Journal , Jobs spoke his mind. The comments come just days before the start of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, when Apple is
  • Apple confirms Steve Jobs keynote for WWDC 2010

    Posted May 24, 2010 - 3:08 pm

    You might think that this year's Worldwide Developers Conference will be low on surprises, what with the whole iPhone prototype affair, but one thing you can count on? Steve Jobs taking the stage on to give his customary keynote.
  • Steve Jobs sure to spring WWDC surprises, says analyst

    Posted May 24, 2010 - 2:24 pm

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs will handle keynote duties at the company's annual developers conference in two weeks, Apple confirmed today. Expect some surprises, says analyst Ezra Gottheil.
  • More on the Adobe/Apple slapfight

    Posted May 18, 2010 - 12:18 am

    So because Steve Jobs wrote a letter, of course, John Warnock and and Chuck Geschke have to write one too. In theirs, entitled "Our thoughts on open markets", they take a rather predictable, and somewhat incorrect tact, namely that Apple deciding who can develop native applications for the iPhone that are sold through the App Store is exactly the same as Apple trying to control the web. So you get an odd muddle of a letter...
  • Steve Jobs Spars With Valleywag Editor By E-Mail

    Posted May 17, 2010 - 3:32 pm

    Steve Jobs has gone rogue. Taking the bait on a late-night e-mail from Valleywag Editor Ryan Tate, Jobs defended Apple's App Store for offering "freedom from porn," among other things.
  • Thought on thoughts on Flash

    Posted May 5, 2010 - 5:55 pm

    A little while ago, Steve Jobs released his "Thoughts on Flash" letter. To say that it caused some consternation would be like saying that nuclear weapons make modest holes in the ground when detonated. That letter, and the rebuttal from Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen have pretty much dominated the Mac web, and most of the overall tech web since they came out.
  • Apple: Eat Dirt.

    Posted May 4, 2010 - 3:28 pm

    The closed system, the capitulation to the Hollywood moguls, and the nyet-policy are driving your faithful blogger off the Mac.
  • Adobe CEO fires back at Jobs

    Posted April 30, 2010 - 10:51 am

    The same day that Steve Jobs spelled out Apple's opposition to Flash on its mobile devices, Adobe's CEO responded, calling the problems cited by Apple a "smokescreen."
  • Steve Jobs' Thoughts Won't Shut Up the Flash Mob

    Posted April 29, 2010 - 8:52 pm

    Before Steve Jobs sat down to write an angry letter about why Adobe Flash stinks, he should've realized that this war of words cannot be won.
  • Adobe CEO Responds to Jobs' Flash-Bashing Memo

    Posted April 29, 2010 - 8:27 pm

    Grab your ringside seats, gang: Apple and Adobe are at it again -- and this time, the fighting's turning fierce.
  • Steve Jobs trashes Adobe's Flash

    Posted April 29, 2010 - 2:33 pm

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs said Flash is slow and not yet suitable for touchscreen devices in a lengthy open missive explaining why the Adobe software isn't allowed on iPhones and iPads.
  • Tech Visionaries and LSD: Turn On, Tune In, Geek Out

    Posted April 8, 2010 - 10:00 am

    While some of the technology industry's brightest minds were inventing the first PCs and developing groundbreaking software, they were also feeding their heads with LSD. Here's a look at nine tech visionaries who's mind-blowing adventures on acid have forever influenced the direction and ethos of the computer industry.
  • CEO payday: What tech's top execs made in '09

    Posted March 31, 2010 - 12:41 pm

    The recession took its toll on pay for tech CEOs, but not everyone lost value.
  • Fighting the Dark Side: Tech's Heroes and Villains

    Posted February 22, 2010 - 11:59 am

    The hero and the villain. It's the age-old formula that pervades today's reality TV showdowns, the shenanigans of professional wrestling and cinematic classics like Star Wars. Tech is no different, with its passionate heroes who balance profit with innovation and social responsibility, and the money-mad, egomaniac villains who simply cannot be trusted. Here's a look at tech's good guys and bad guys.
  • It's official: Jobs announces Apple's iPad

    Posted January 27, 2010 - 4:42 pm

    Apple launches its much-awaited iPad tablet device, a handheld that will allow users to view movies, surf the Internet and play high-definition games.
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