Fortune Magazine will have an exclusive excerpt of the Walter Isaacson biography “Steve Jobs” which will be released on Monday, the 24th. This part is focused on the relationship that Jobs had with Microsoft Founder Bill Gates. “The magazine has secured exclusive rights to the sections in Walter Isaacsons Steve Jobs devoted to Jobs relationship to Bill Gates.” » Steve Jobs & Bill Gates: Exclusive Bio Excerpt In Fortune Monday
We already posted a picture of the Steve Jobs memorial that was released by Apple, but CNET created a video of the Steve Jobs memorial which you can see above, unfortunately it is without audio. “The private event is closed to the media and the public, those in attendance have been sharing some details on the event and their thoughts, with many expressing the feeling that they are finally feeling a sense of closure with the event.” » Norah Jones & Coldplay Help Apple Celebrate Steve Jobs Life
Walter Isaacson will drop in on 60 Minutes Sunday likely with some interesting tidbits from his book. The book Steve Jobs goes on sale next week. via Fortune. Woz “Steve Wozniak” posted an update to his Facebook page stating that he was interviewed for the Book. » Steve Jobs Biographer To Be On 60 Minutes Sunday
Apple posted a picture on Apples website of Apple CEO Tim Cook who speaks to employees at a celebration of Steve Jobs life. Lets hope they post a video later.
According to the Taiwanese website “Economic Daily News” two potential suppliers: Korean LG Display and Taiwanese AU Optronics, have recently sent samples of their iPad Mini displays to Apple. The Taiwanese website said Apple has already set the specifications for the smaller tablet and will be shipped early next year. It will get a 7.85 Inch Display and gets the same resolution as the iPad 2. Steve Jobs earlier said on a Q4 2010 earnings call that a 7 inch iPad will be meaningless “It is meaningless unless your tablet also includes sandpaper, so that the user can sand down their fingers to around one quarter of their present size“. But this is not the first time Steve Jobs denied a possible product. Steve Jobs did this with a lot of products until Apple was ready to launch them, such as the video iPod or even the idea of tablet PC itself. » 7.85-Inch Screen Rumors: iPad Mini?
Dropbox “which is a new storage app for the iDevices” has declined an $800 million acquisition offer from Apple, and deciding to remain independent and raise its own financing. In December 2009 Jobs invited Houston and his partner, Arash Ferdowsi, for a meeting at his Cupertino office. To talk about their hot storage startup named Dropbox. Houston was clear upfront about not wanting to sell out the company to anyone, even to Apple with a nine-digit deal. » Dropbox Turned Down The Almighty Apple
Discovery Channel teamed up with NBCs Peacock Productions for iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World, a one-hour special – which aired last night. Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who celebrate the spirit of innovation on Discoverys hit Mythbusters, hosted the show. Watch the full special after the break. » iGenius: How Steve Jobs Change The World