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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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Ashton Kutcher's Jobs to open nationwide on August 16th

Try to contain your excitement -- Ashton Kutcher's new movie Jobs, which previewed to somewhat tepid reviews towards the beginning of 2013 -- will be hitting theaters nationwide on Friday, August 16th. Open Road Films was originally aiming for an April 19th release date, but decided to delay the...

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Macworld 2013: Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad talk about playing Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

Actors Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, who are playing Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the upcoming movie jOBS, helped kick off Macworld | iWorld 2013 today, in a panel moderated by expo general manager Paul Kent. The two chatted with Kent about how they approached their roles in the film, what it...

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Ashton Kutcher's portrayal of Steve Jobs landed him in the hospital

Ashton Kutcher immersed himself in his role as Steve Jobs, mimicking the appearance, the speech patterns and even the fruitarian diet of the late Apple co-founder. It was this last method acting choice that landed the actor in the hospital for a few days before he began shooting the film,...

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jOBS film reviews start rolling in

Ashton Kutcher's jOBS movie will land in theaters on April 19th, and a few technology sites have gotten a sneak peek at the film. Reviews are mixed with The Next Web generally enjoying the film, and CNET saying the effort "falls flat." The Verge hits the middle ground with both praise for the...

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jOBS movie in theaters on April 19th

The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Ashton Kutcher's jOBS movie will land in theaters on April 19th. According to HR: The biopic, directed by Joshua Michael Stern and written by Matthew Whitely, chronicles Jobs' ascension from college dropout to one of the most revered entrepreneurs...

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Apple job listing points to more Siri dialog options

A new job listing on Apple's online career portal details what the company envisions for the future of Siri. As 9to5Mac reports, the details of the employment opportunity reveal Apple's desire to turn Siri into a more well-rounded virtual character, adding more dialog and refreshing Siri's...

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Report: Ashton Kutcher is going method as Steve Jobs

Ashton Kutcher is currently shooting the first of two Steve Jobs biographical movies coming out soon, and the reports from the set via RadarOnline are that he's taking the role very seriously indeed. Crew members claim that Kutcher is trying to stay in the role of Jobs around the clock,...

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Apple hiring a pizza cook in Sacramento

Here's a fun little bit of news before your weekend starts. Let's say you want to work for Apple, but your knowledge of integrated processors is a little lacking, and you don't happen to have Jony Ive-level design skills? Ask yourself: Do you make a mean sausage and olives? If so, you might...

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Apple's plans for Texas construction delayed due to disagreement with county

Apple's plans to bring 3,600 jobs to Austin, Texas are being delayed due to a disagreement between the company and the Travis County Commissioners Court over the terms of an economic incentive package. Apple is hoping to establish an Americas Operations Center in Austin, which would run most of...

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Second Perth, Australia store set to open

Apple is preparing to open another retail store in Perth, Australia, according to a PertNow report. A recent job advertisement for the store invited potential employees to "be part of an exciting team with one of the world's most admired retailers." The positions are for a store in South...

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Apple's job-creation data spawns debate

Last Friday, Apple released employment data that suggests the company is directly and indirectly responsible for 500,000 jobs in the US. Now that the study has been out for a few days, economists are debating its accuracy, says a New York Times report. Some believe Apple is boosting its numbers by...

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Apple touts job creation of 514,000 US positions

Talk about the apps economy. Apple has a webpage that details the Apple economy and the number of jobs the company has created in the US. The number hovers at an astounding 514,000 with 47,000 jobs at Apple itself and 257,000 jobs at other related companies in fields like component sales,...

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Apps have created 466,000 U.S. jobs in four years

Apps for mobile devices are a surprisingly robust source of jobs in the United States, according to research from TechNet. Since 2008, apps have created 466,000 American jobs. TechNet estimates that about 155,000 of those tech-related jobs are related to app development and tech support, while the...

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Why Apple's products are 'Designed in California' but 'Assembled in China'

Look at the back of your iPhone, or your iPad, or on the bottom of your Mac. You'll see the following words embossed somewhere: "Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China." Many Americans, all the way up to the President himself, have wondered why Apple has outsourced virtually all of...

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