Posts Tagged ‘ Steve Jobs ’
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Every quarter I have to be reminded that “earnings season” is again upon us. The ritual of public companies announcing their sales and profits from recent quarters that generates a lot of attention in the business press. And I always wonder why this is a big deal. What really matters to inve...
Apple’s decision to replace Google Maps with its own mapping software in its latest iPhone has caused controversy among some users, many of whom took to its forums and social media sites to protest this week. However, the move is consistent with Steve Jobs’ founding vision that Apple sho...
21 September, 2012 |
Mark Zuckerberg was Time magazine’s Person of the Year in December, 2010. He was given that honor because Facebook dominated the emerging social media marketplace, and social media had clearly begun changing how people do things. Despite his young age, Mr. Zuckerberg had created a phenomeno...
13 August, 2012 |
Steve Jobs was receptive to Apple Inc making a smaller tablet, a senior executive said in a 2011 email revealed on Friday, fanning speculation it plans to make a mini-iPad to take on cheaper gadgets from Google Inc and Amazon. An Apple mini-version of the market-dominating 10-inch iPad could counte...
4 August, 2012 |
A couple of years ago, the Kerala Government set up a biotech incubator on the outskirts of the state’s business hub, Kochi, for nurturing talents in the sector. The incubator failed to elicit any response and faded into oblivion. The building was left unused since then until a bunch of IT entre...
2 August, 2012 |
The year 2011 is about to come to an end and what a year it has been. It has had its highs (India won the cricket world cup for the second time besides some really interesting things happening at the business end of Internet in India) and lows (the Mumbai bomb blasts) but on the […]...
19 December, 2011 |
Apple Inc moved to shore up its board after the death of Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs, appointing Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger to its board to propel its media ambitions. Iger brings sector expertise and Disney’s clout as the world’s largest media and entertainment conglom...
16 November, 2011 |
The month of October has been a rather eventful one for technology fans across the world. In the first week, we had witnessed the launch of a new iPhone from Apple called the iPhone 4S. It was immediately followed by the death of Apple’s founder, the iconic Steve Jobs. And just a few days ago, [&h...
27 October, 2011 |
His name may lack the broad brand recognition of Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs, but his touch on Apple’s popular line of products is unmistakable. Jonathan Ive, Apple’s head of industrial design, has played a key role in Apple’s success, dreaming up the distinct look and feel of ...
7 October, 2011 |
“Steve passed away earlier today,” CEO Tim Cook broke the news to Apple employees. They had lost their hero. “We are planning a celebration of Steve’s extraordinary life for Apple employees that will take place soon,” Cook added. In true Apple style, the company plans to celebrate the life...
6 October, 2011 |