Latest articles on Steve Jobs

This wasn’t in the Jobs description

Steve Jobs died two years ago this month. They should have waited a few more years before releasing Jobs.

Apple lacks imagination with ‘meh’ iPhone 5S

Once a company renowned for breaking new ground, Apple is turning into a typical American corporation, writes Aditya Chakrabortty.

Ashton Kutcher channels Steve Jobs to give advice at teen awards

Ashton Kutcher, who stars as Steve Jobs in the "Jobs" biopic, has decided to use his status to impart worldly advice at the Teen Choice Awards.

Steve Jobs biopic featuring in upcoming Sundance Festival

A Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher, "jOBS", will be the closing night film at the 2013 Sundance film festival.

Apple’s map flop and the battle for mobile control

Renowned perfectionist Steve Jobs would likely not have been pleased with Friday's launch of the new iPhone 5 in North America and other countries.

Apple victory could harm Google but benefit RIM and Microsoft

Apple's victory in a landmark US patent case against Samsung could reshape the mobile sector and slow the momentum of Google and its Android system.

Apple’s Cook shares $98-billion cache

Apple's Tim Cook fulfilled a desire of investors by initiating a quarterly dividend and share buyback that will pay out $45-billion over three years.

iPad, therefore I love computers

The tablet has revolutionised the way its enthusiastic users work, live and play.

‘Steve Jobs’ is most used name in media for 2011

"Arab Spring" and "Royal Wedding" have been deemed the top phrases of 2011, while late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is the year's top name.

‘Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android’

Steve Jobs was furious at what he saw as outright copying of Apple's ideas in HTC's Android phones, claims his biography.

Apple sales rise, but fail to soar

Weaker iPhone sales than expected have prompted questions over the decision of Apple to release its latest smartphone model when it did.

Malaysian Buddhists hold Apple ritual for Jobs

A Buddhist temple in Penang has held a religious ritual in which mourners bit an apple to hasten Apple visionary Steve Jobs's reincarnation.

Steve Jobs’s cause of death released as Apple mourns

The official cause of death for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been made public, even as pre-orders for the new iPhone 4S broke new records.

Steve Jobs: A genius to the end

Many believed the technical and business wizard would not, indeed could not, die, writes <b>Alistair Fairweather</b>.

Steve Jobs: ‘Death is very likely the single best invention of life’

As Apple chairperson, inventor and entrepreneur, Steve Jobs made an unprecedented impact on the world's consumer electronics markets.

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Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

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Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

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Festive Reading

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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Greening the Future

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Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

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National Science and Technology Forum

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Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

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Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

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