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Susan Kare selling replicas of the Mac team's "pirate flag"

If the interior components of the original Macintosh were the heart of the device, then many of the graphic elements designed by Susan Kare were its soul. Kare designed fonts for the Mac, created many of the icons that graced the Mac for many years, and is even responsible for the Command Key sym...

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Rare photos show NeXT-era Jobs doing his best to change the world

Yesterday we brought you news of a Wired photo gallery with a few great early Steve Jobs photos from Doug Menuez's book Fearless Genius. Today, we bring you some more glimpses into Silicon Valley's golden age that Menuez has decided to share with us, along with his own insights and recollections...

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Photos from Silicon Valley's early years show Jobs in his natural habitat

If you want an unfiltered glimpse into the early days of Silicon Valley, look no further than the recently released Doug Menuez book Fearless Genius. A photojournalist in the thick of the early tech revolution, Menuez spent much of his time from 1985 to 2000 documenting the companies and faces tha...

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Christian Bale no longer set to play Steve Jobs in upcoming Aaron Sorkin flick

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Christian Bale has pulled out of the Aaron Sorkin penned Steve Jobs biopic. The report claims that Bale decided to withdraw from the film because he felt he wasn't right for the role. Sources say Bale, after much deliberation and conflicting feelings, cam...

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Walter Isaacson: "Steve Jobs' favorite product was the Apple Team"

In a new interview with Big Think, Walter Isaacson, author of The Innovators: How a group of Inventors. Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks, Created the Digital Revolution, explains what Steve Jobs told him product he was most proud of being a part of. The answer: the Apple Team. The shared vision o...

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Christian Bale in talks to play Steve Jobs in Aaaron Sorkin's Jobs biopic

With Leonardo DiCaprio now out of the running, Variety reports today that Batman star Christian Bale is in talks to take on the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming Jobs biopic penned by the incomparable Aaron Sorkin. Oscar-winner Christian Bale, who has played Batman and Moses, is about to take o...

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Flickr Find: Typing out Steve Jobs

Flickr member Charis Tsevis created a mesmeric mosaic portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as part of Steve Jobs month on Typorn. In order "to emulate the original Mac look'n'feel", the portrait is deliberately black and white and is composed of Susan Kare's classic Mac typefaces -- Monaco, Gen...

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley: Steve Jobs sold experiences, not products

In a new video interview with Entrepreneur Magazine, former Apple CEO John Sculley discusses what exactly set Apple apart from its competition starting with the famous "1984" advertisement. Jobs' vision for Apple's marketing was selling experiences versus selling the product itself. It's interesti...

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Video of Steve Jobs calling out Michael Dell: "We're coming after you buddy"

On October 6, 1997, Dell CEO Michael Dell was asked what he would do to help what was then an ailing Apple. Dell famously responded, "What would I do? I'd shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders." Dell's quip, in a few years time, would eventually take on a life of its own ...

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The pre-history of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue Apple Store cube

When it comes to Apple's retail stores, probably the most iconic is the one in the plaza of the GM Building on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The store's signature architectural feature -- a 32-foot glass cube emblazoned with a glowing Apple logo -- is immediately recognizable . NY Magazine's Vick...

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Tim Cook says Steve Jobs' office is still Steve Jobs' office

Although he passed away in 2011, the memory of Steve Jobs still touches everything that Apple does. His presence isn't just felt in the products of the company, but in his old office as well. In a new interview with Business Week about the iPhone 6, Tim Cook confirms that Steve Jobs' office is sti...

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YouTube Find: Creepiest thing you'll see waiting in line for an iPhone 6

As spotted by Gary Allen of ifoAppleStore, this replica of Steve Jobs in a lounge chair and with an apple has to the be the most disturbing iPhone 6 line-waiter ever. The video reportedly was taken at the Ginza (Tokyo) Apple store. Update: Well, apparently the owner of the video took it off of Yo...

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Tim Cook: Work on the Apple Watch began after Steve Jobs died

In a short video interview ABC News anchor David Muir conducted with Tim Cook following today's Apple Watch announcement, the Apple CEO talked a bit about the impact Steve Jobs had on him and Apple at large. Echoing a statement he's made on a number of previous occasions, Cook explained that Apple...

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Video: Every Steve Jobs "boom" in under four minutes

Steve Jobs will forever be remembered for his contributions to technology and business, but there's another, slightly more whimsical, distinction the Apple founder was known for. We're speaking of course of his "boom." During live demonstrations, Jobs was known to punctuate explanations of parti...

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Steve Jobs is a Japanese manga star

The life of Apple guru Steve Jobs is already a book and a Hollywood movie, so why not adapt it into a Japanese comic as well? That appears to be just what has happened. It's noted that the book is "based on" the official Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson, though just how close it stays to th...

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