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Who else could direct the Jobs movie and what would it be like?

As reported by the Hollywood Reporter, Sony balked at director David Fincher's request to have $10 million upfront to helm the Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Issacson's book. Fincher is best known for directing "The Social Network," "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and two episodes of "House...

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WWSJD?

WWSJD? He probably would have parked in a handicapped spot. Spotted at Apple HQ. [Photo credit: Greg Dunlap]...

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Daily Update for January 14, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some of the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top...

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Ashton Kutcher's Jobs movie now available on iTunes

The Ashton Kutcher movie Jobs is now available to rent or buy on iTunes. Originally released this summer, the movie is a semi-fictional retelling of Steve Jobs and the rise of Apple Computer. Kutcher, of course, plays Jobs, while Josh Gad takes up the role of Steve Wozniak. The movie was neither a...

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Apple clears final hurdle to bring sapphire-manufacturing plant to Arizona

AZCentral is reporting that the Gilbert Public School Board voted to approve a tax break for Apple, thereby clearing the way for Apple to open up its planned sapphire-manufacturing plant in Mesa, Ariz. Under terms of the agreement, Apple will buy the land, pay all expenses needed to build out the...

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Apple posts job listings for iAd team positions in advance of iTunes Radio

With the impending release of iTunes Radio, Apple is preparing for its entry into the world of streaming music by expanding its iAd division. Apple currently has three positions open on their official jobs board for the iAd division, all in the design field. And those are just the jobs on their...

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'Jobs' movie disappoints with $6.7 million opening weekend

The Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic Jobs had a disappointing opening weekend, earning just US$6.7 million at the US box office. That puts Jobs in seventh place for the week. As we've written about before, Jobs has received a number of critical remarks from former Apple employees saying the...

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Early Apple employees comment on 'Jobs' movie

Jobs, this year's non-comedy Steve Jobs biopic, opened in theaters today. The film stars Ashton Kutcher and follows Jobs from his humble college days through his rise, fall and eventual return to power at the company he helped found. Reviews have been mixed on the film itself, but how do the...

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'Jobs' movie review roundup

Jobs hits theaters today, and the reviews are piling up faster than unsold Surface tablets (I'm sorry, that was mean). The early verdicts are not particularly flattering, and the flick currently has a 25 percent rating at Rotten Tomatoes and more-favorable-but-still-low 43 out of 100 on...

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'Jobs' actor knew next to nothing about Apple prior to the iPod

Today marks the release of the highly anticipated Apple origins flick Jobs, and while actor Josh Gad will do his best on the silver screen to emulate a young Steve Wozniak, Gad himself knew very little of Apple's history prior to reading the script. The 32-year-old actor spoke with Mashable about...

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Director Joshua Michael Stern talks about Steve Jobs

A new video report from Jason Snell, editorial director of Macworld, explores Joshua Michael Stern's vision in how he approached and directed the movie Jobs. The screenplay by Matt Whiteley covers Jobs and Apple Computer from 1971 to 2001. Michael Stern says of his movie: "It was about how Jobs...

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Ashton Kutcher explains to Quora how he prepared for Steve Jobs role

Over on Quora, actor Ashton Kutcher recently left a detailed answer for a user who asked the question "How did Ashton Kutcher prepare for his role as Steve Jobs in the new movie Jobs?" His answer on the site (in which Kutcher is an investor) was actually quite revealing, not only about how an...

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Ashton Kutcher discusses playing Steve Jobs with Jay Leno

Appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to promote his upcoming film JOBS, Ashton Kutcher talked about what prompted him to take on the role of Steve Jobs while also expressing regret for not meeting the Apple co-founder when he had a chance. A transcript of the video is below. Incidentally,...

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Here is your official Jobs movie poster

The Steve Jobs biopic (the Kutcher one, at least) isn't due out until August 16th, but helping the hype train build up some steam is the release of the official movie poster. Featuring star Ashton Kutcher in all his bearded glory, the colorful one sheet features the tagline "Some see what's...

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Full trailer for Jobs biopic now available

The full trailer has been released for Jobs, the upcoming biopic about the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs. Directed by Swing Vote's Joshua Michael Stern and staring Ashton Kutcher in the title role, the film hits theaters on August 16, but you can check out the impressive-looking trailer...

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