Walter Isaacson, author of the Steve Jobs biography, appeared at the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam where he gave a presentation sharing anecdotes about his time with the Apple cofounder and discussing the process of writing the book. Check out the video after the break. » Walter Isaacson Gives A Presentation About Steve Jobs
Google CEO Larry Page, claimed that Steve Jobs anger at Android was all “for show”. But biographer Walter Isaacson was present behind-the-scenes with Jobs, and last night he disputed Page’s assertion that Steve Jobs anger was “for show”:
Isaacson continued: “It’s almost copied verbatim by Android. And then they licence it around promiscuously. And then Android starts surpassing Apple in market share, and this totally infuriated him. It wasn’t a matter of money. He said: ‘You can’t pay me off, I’m here to destroy you’.”
As for what will happen now that Jobs isn’t around to go ‘thermonuclear’ on Google, Isaacson thinks that Apple CEO Tim Cook will handle things differently. “Tim Cook will settle that lawsuit”, Isaacson added.
Two days ago we already wrote about the possibility that Ashton Kutcher is going to play Steve Jobs in the in the upcoming biopic movie. Now Kutcher’s publicist has confirmed that the “Two and a Half Men” star will indeed play the late Apple co-founder in the indie film “Jobs.” » Ashton Kutcher Confirmed To Play Steve Jobs In Upcoming Biopic
Here is some interesting news. Probably some of you wont like this but Variety Magazine says Twitter magnate Ashton Kutcher is signed on to play Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic movie.
Ashton Kutcher is attached to play Steve Jobs in the indie pic “Jobs,” which Joshua Michael Stern (“Swing Vote”) will direct from a script by Matt Whiteley.
The film will chronicle Steve Jobs from wayward hippie to co-founder of Apple, where he became one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of our time.
9to5mac informed us about a nice collection of Steve Jobs interviews on Chill.com. The collection “called The Ultimate Steve Jobs Collection” features interviews, keynotes, product demos, and rare company videos and was compiled by Scott Hurf. If you are a Steve Jobs fan or Apple fan this is a must see.
Back in December, The Recording Academy announced that it would be honoring Steve Jobs with a Special Merit Grammy Award. for “outstanding contributions to the industry in a nonperforming capacity”. YoYo Ma, the world renowned Cellist and friend of Jobs, paid tribute: » Eddy Cue Accepts Special Grammy Award Honoring Steve Jobs
This infographic provides information about Steve Jobs. It provides a timeline with a brief description of key points in his life. It also gives information about his company Apple Inc. Jump over the break to check out the full infographic. » Steve Jobs: Farewell To A Genius [infographic]