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# Steve Jobs

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# Steve Jobs
1970s suede Birkenstocks sandals worn by Steve Jobs auctioned for nearly $220,000
Jobs and Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple in 1976 at Jobs’ parents’ house in Los Altos, California.
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# a grand phone
Fancy the new iPhone X? Prices are going to start at €1,179
Will you be buying it?
# Bangalore
India could be the home of the next Mark Zuckerberg
Success stories include Flipkart, Amazon’s rival in India, and online supermarket Big Basket.
# So old
13 horrifying things that were true ten years ago
What a difference a year makes.
# jobs predictor
Here are nine things about the internet that Steve Jobs knew to be true - 20 years ago
The late, great Apple supremo had a somewhat eerie insight into how our web-dominated world was set to develop in 1996.
# microsoft landing
The rise of Bill Gates, from Harvard dropout to richest man in the world
He’s worth about €80 billion.
# Fair play
Saoirse Ronan and Michael Fassbender nominated for BAFTAs
The Irish actors got some great news this morning.
# what's he building?
A mysterious startup, the Chinese Steve Jobs and a $1 billion electric-car factory
Faraday Future’s plans mirror those of electric-car maker Tesla.
# hidden meanings
The hidden code names (and their meaning) behind Apple's iconic products
From the iPhone to the Apple Watch, every one has had a code name…
# separated at birth
People are giving out that Michael Fassbender looks nothing like Steve Jobs in this new film
The first trailer for Steve Jobs has been released.
# Teaser
The 'Steve Jobs' trailer is out, and yes, Michael Fassbender is in the famous black turtleneck
Prepare to get excited.
# Transplant
Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs part of his liver
Jobs, according to a new book, reacted angrily to the offer to help extend his life when he was suffering from pancreatic cancer.
# Online Jobs
Steve Jobs predicted the future of e-commerce in 1996
And was pretty much bang on.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Steve Jobs back from the dead, smart tree lights and Zoella tops Harry Potter
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Jobs
Michael Fassbender has been cast to play Steve Jobs in a biopic
The film will be directed by Danny Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin.
# Jobs
Could Michael Fassbender play Steve Jobs in Sorkin-penned biopic?
Christian Bale was screenwriter Sorkin’s first choice for the role but has since dropped out, saying he’s “not right for the part”.
# Jobs
A Russian memorial to Steve Jobs was removed on account of Tim Cook being gay
The interactive memorial was removed on Friday.
# bale so hard
Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs in Sorkin-penned biopic
Danny Boyle is lined up to direct.
Someone just bought an Apple computer for $905,000
But not just ANY Apple computer…
# Oops
Apple maps and 8 other times Apple got it wrong
Music subscription services? Bankrupt, sez Jobs.
# woah dude
Watch what happened when Steve Jobs introduced wi-fi to people in 1999
Wireless internet. Who’d have thunk it.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Time travel, thumb wars and some floppy disk masterpieces
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# home page
Steve Jobs' childhood home has been given historical protection
Jobs built some of his first computers in the house in Los Altos, California.
# Apple
Fewer iPad sales and older iPhone purchases mean Apple's earnings fall again
The results announced today mark the second straight quarter that Apple’s earnings have fallen from the previous year after a decade of steadily rising profits.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Steve Jobs film
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Apple 1
Vintage Apple computer sells for more than €500k
When new, the Apple 1 sold for $666.
# China
Apple apologises to Chinese consumers after 'double standards' criticism
State media in China has criticised the company over customer service and returns policies.
# what would siri say
Apple's SVP of iOS Software to leave as part of restructurings
Scott Forstall had overseen some of the company’s more embarassing let downs in recent years – Siri and Apple Maps.
# imma let you finish
Kanye is back on Twitter, and he's paying his respects to Steve Jobs
World, start rejoicing. Kanye is tweeting again.
# Steve Jobs
Apple marks one year since Steve Jobs' death
The company has released an emotional video marking its co-founder’s life and inventions.
Voices
Nick Leeson: Here's why I won't be buying into the iPhone 5...
…and it has a lot to do with my bad memories of The Brick. My wife on the other hand…
# Apple
Party clown had Steve Jobs' stolen iPad
Kenny the Clown had been using the iPad to play the “Pink Panther” and Michael Jackson songs while entertaining children and tourists.
# Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs' California home burgled
Over $60,000-worth of items reportedly stolen from the Palo Alto property.
Voices
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Patent Wars
Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung
The smartphone giants will lock horns in a federal court in the US today, with Apple seeking $2.5 billion for patent infringement.
# Steve Jobs
Aaron Sorkin to adapt 'Steve Jobs' film
The Oscar-winning writer is to write a screenplay for Sony based on the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson.
# Apple
Apple's third co-founder explains why he left the company after 12 days
Ron Wayne could have been a part of history – instead, he’s a footnote. Now he’s explained why.
# Steve Jobs
FBI releases file on 'deceptive individual' Steve Jobs
Jobs would “twist the truth and distort reality”, those who knew him told FBI investigators.
# ipad 3
Apple to launch iPad 3 next month - report
The company will debut its tablet upgrade in the first week of March, according to reports.