Microsoft founder and chairman Bill Gates was recently interviewed by Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes about his relationship with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Gates and Jobs were intense rivals, but had a lot of respect for each other.
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Funny Or Die has officially uploaded the iSteve movie starring Justin Long as Steve Jobs. Jose Garcia (known from Lost) stars as Steve Wozniak, the other co-founder of Apple. This video is the longest video that was produced by Funny or Die at 78 minutes and 55 seconds long. The script was put together in 3 days and filmed in 5 days.
When Lowell McAdam, the CEO of Verizon Wireless, spoke at the National Association of Broadcasters conference earlier this week, he said that he was responsible for convincing the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to add 4G LTE to the iPhone 5. Jobs was mostly interested in the speed that video can be played over Verizon’s 4G connections.
In June 2011, Steve Jobs appeared in front of the Cupertino City Council to ask for approval for a spaceship-shaped campus for Apple Inc. Steve Jobs passed away four months later, but the management team at the company kept his dream alive by pushing for the new campus. Unfortunately the spaceship-shaped campus is over-budget and has been delayed according to a report by Bloomberg/BusinessWeek. Apple supposedly added $2-$3 billion over what was planned.
FunnyOrDie.com is going to be releasing a movie about Steve Jobs called iSteve. The movie will be uploaded to FunnyOrDie.com April 15th. There was speculation that iSteve would be a parody film that pokes fun at biopic movies, but the trailer indicates otherwise.
Manga are comics that are created in the Japanese language, which conforms to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. Manga authors, Mari Yamazaki, Manga Taisho, and Tezuka Osamu are working on creating a manga biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Their work is going to be published in the April issue of the Josei anthology Kiss, which goes for sale today. Yahoo! Japan uploaded this preview of the first chapter, which can be seen here. Below is a snapshot from one of the chapters:
FunnyOrDie.com, the comedy website founded by Gary Sanchez Productions, has created a movie about Steve Jobs called iSteve. The movie will be uploaded to the website on April 15th. The parody film will poke fun at biopic movies while focusing on Steve Jobs. The film stars Justin Long as the title role. The movie will run at between 60 and 75 minutes, which means that it is the longest video project for Funny Or Die. Gary Sanchez Productions is a production company that was founded by director Adam McKay and comedic actor Will Ferrell.
When the late Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs was running the company, he decided to sue Samsung Electronics. The current CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, originally opposed the idea of the lawsuit mostly because Apple and Samsung had a close-knit relationship. Apple was Samsung’s biggest customer in 2011 and was buying around $8 billion worth of screens and chips from them. However Steve Jobs did not want to sit around and let Samsung’s hardware replicate the iPhone while using the Android operating system.