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Steve Jobs sobbed in the wake of Antennagate

In a recently discovered video on 99u, former Apple VP of Marketing Communications Allison Johnson details what it was like working in Apple's marketing department under the always watchful eye of Steve Jobs. Recalling her time at Apple, Johnson describes how there were two words within Apple's...

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Steve Jobs reference in forthcoming Captain America movie

Marvel has released the first 11 minutes of Captain America 2: Winter Soldier to get fans excited about the feature. There's lots of exciting action, as you'd expect, but also an amusing reference to Steve Jobs. In the beginning of the clip, Steve Rogers is out for a jog when he comes across Sam...

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The Verge reports possible release of Microsoft Office for iPad and other news from March 17, 2014

This one might be for the rumor mill, but considering OneNote for Mac was released today, The Verge is saying that Microsoft Office for iPad might be released later this month, after members of the media received an invitation to an event on March 27 in San Francisco. It just happens to coincide...

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How Eddy Cue won over Steve Jobs, when Jobs said no to an Apple HDTV, and much more

The premise of Yukari Iwatani Kane's upcoming book, Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs, is that Apple under the reign of Tim Cook is still struggling to secure its footing following the passing of Steve Jobs. Kane argues that without Jobs steering the ship, Apple has lost some of its innovative...

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Starbucks app gets digital tipping and other news from March 13, 2014

Starbucks is handing out cards and emailing patrons to advise them of a major update to the company's iOS app, coming on March 19. I received one of the cards when I got my mocha fix on Thursday. The app update will feature digital tipping (at US company-operated locations), for well-meaning...

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Steve Jobs on mouse design and how the Apple Pro Mouse was conceived by happenstance

Though Apple popularized the mouse when it introduced the Mac in 1984, the company hasn't always been a bastion of popular, or even elegant, mouse design. For instance, Apple's hockey puck mouse, originally introduced with the Bondi Blue iMac, is a perfect example of utilitarian design gone astray....

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Hanging up on Steve Jobs... twice

In a great thread on Quora about people randomly meeting Steve Jobs, Matt Rosen relays a charming story about how a friend of his hung up on the former Apple CEO twice, believing he was simply the target of a prank call. As the story goes, the friend was working as an assistant to a powerful...

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OMG, is that thing what I think it is?

Serbian sculptor Dragan Radenovic unveiled his Steve Jobs tribute in Belgrade yesterday according to Business Insider. Clearly inspired by the neo-Roccoco-Pez-Bauhaus school, the new sculpture succeeds at both being scary art and a scrumptious candy dispensing dessert treat! Image via Business...

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David Fincher in talks to direct upcoming Steve Jobs biopic and other news from Feb. 27, 2014

The Ashton Kutcher 2013 film on Steve Jobs didn't set the world on fire, and fans are eagerly awaiting a new film based on Walter Isaacson's best selling biography of the Apple founder and icon. The Hollywood Reporter and other media say that director David Fincher (The Social Network) is in talks...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for February 24, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some 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 of...

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Remembering Steve Jobs on his birthday

On February 24, 1955, a baby was born in San Francisco to Abdulfattah Jandali and Joanne Scheible, a young unmarried couple who had met at the University of Wisconsin. The couple had decided to put that baby up for adoption at birth, and he became the son of Paul and Clara Jobs. That child grew up...

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OS X still vulnerable to SSL bug, and other news for Feb. 24, 2014

Last Friday, Apple issued an emergency software update to iOS 7 and iOS 6 which closed a security hole that exposed iOS devices to potential attacks that could compromise data in secure sessions. The Apple TV also received updated software. Noticeably absent, however, was any software update for OS...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for February 21, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some 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 of...

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Steve Jobs to appear on U.S. Postage Stamp in 2015 and other news from Feb 20, 2014

The Washington Post recently discovered that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will appear on a commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp in 2015. As for what the stamp may look like, a list from the United States Postal Service's Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee reveals that a final design for the Jobs stamp...

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Apple, Google, and other tech companies made a secret pact to keep employee salaries low while making billions

In theory, the tech world is supposed to be a bastion of freedom -- people with the best ideas are recruited by the best people to build the best products. Libertarians often point to Silicon Valley as an example of how the free market can set people free. It only works, however, if people are...

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