Apple 'spaceship' campus ready for boarding

/ Feb 23, 2017

Apple 'spaceship' campus ready for boarding

Apple on Wednesday announced that workers will start boarding its futuristic new “spaceship” campus in Silicon Valley in April, fulfilling a vision set out by late founder Steve Jobs. The process of moving more than 12,000 people to a new campus that Jobs envisioned ...

Entering the mind of an icon in 'Steve Jobs'

Feb 11, 2016

Entering the mind of an icon in 'Steve Jobs'

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With roles in films such as “300,” “Inglourious Basterds” and the “X-Men” series, Michael Fassbender, 38, is no stranger to action. “I’ve learned to enjoy action movies,” he tells The Japan Times. “They’re more difficult than they look, with the special effects and assorted ...

Apple fans get a fairly good origin story

/ Feb 11, 2016

Apple fans get a fairly good origin story

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‘It’s like five minutes before every launch, everyone goes to a bar and gets drunk and tells me what they really think,” laments Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) during the closing stretch of Danny Boyle’s buoyant, breathless biopic. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has done an ingenious ...

Apple sold by Jobs from parents' garage up for auction

/ Nov 4, 2014

Apple sold by Jobs from parents' garage up for auction

An early Apple computer sold by Steve Jobs from his parents’ garage goes under the hammer in New York next month, valued at $400,000-$600,000 in an increasingly competitive computer relic market. Christie’s says the Apple-1 is the only surviving such computer documented to have ...

Jan 28, 2014

The Mac computer turns 30

Thirty years ago this month, little-known Apple Computer began to transform the world. Its signal event was a television advertisement broadcast during America's Super Bowl, announcing the introduction of a new product in two days.

Nov 9, 2013

China should pave the way for its own Steve Jobs

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As Communist Party leaders begin a four-day retreat to decide where to take China’s economy, they would be wise to think about Steve Jobs. Their country’s economic well-being may be at risk if they don’t. It’s true that China boasts what so many politicians ...

Jobs' role focus of Apple e-book trial

/ Jun 5, 2013

Jobs' role focus of Apple e-book trial

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Apple’s late founder, Steve Jobs, was a key figure Monday in the Justice Department’s suit against the Silicon Valley giant for allegedly leading an illegal scheme to raise the prices of e-books. But the focus on Jobs’ role in conversations and deals made three ...

Wozniak says Jobs film got it wrong

/ Jan 26, 2013

Wozniak says Jobs film got it wrong

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak said Friday that a new film about the late Steve Jobs is factually “wrong,” judging by a recently released clip of the movie. Wozniak, who quit Apple in 1987 after 12 years, said a scene depicted in the clip from ...