Jul 6, 2017

Apple's iPhone turns 10

The iPhone has changed the world, transforming the lives of billions of people around the world and facilitating a social and economic transition that is still underway.

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 as ...

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 physical, ...

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 ...

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 around ...

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 years ...