Apple has brushed aside concerns that it could soon reach the limits of its soaring growth, with news on Tuesday that huge international sales of the iPhone enabled its latest financial results to once again top even the most optimistic Wall Street forecasts. The news gave an immediate lift of more than 7 per cent […]
In Beijing, A high-school teenager in China sold his kidney to buy an Apple iPhone and iPad, state press said on Friday. The 17-year-old boy was paid 22,000 yuan ($3,500). The boy was recruited from an online chatroom and is now suffering from kidney failure.
Steve Jobs, being considered in 1991 for an appointment under President George H.W. Bush, underwent a thorough background investigation by the FBI, according to newly released files from the agency. The FBI amassed a lengthy and often unflattering file on Apple’s co-founder, with more than 30 interviews of friends, neighbors, family,
Enraged Chinese shoppers pelted Apple Inc’s flagship Beijing store with eggs and shoving matches broke out with police on Friday when customers were told the store would not begin sales of the iPhone 4S as scheduled.
There may be a fine line between “administration” and “regime”, but Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad has definitely crossed it. His government’s latest repressive move? Banning the iPhone. To be sure, Assad’s regime has committed crimes far more serious, as the over 4,000 men, women and children killed
In one of the most ironic revelations about the complex personality and life of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, his biographer says in the 1980s Jobs actually met a man a few times who unbeknownst to either was his biological father. Walter Isaacson, the author Jobs chose to tell his life story in the biography “Steve […]
The death of Steve Jobs at the age of 56 brings to an end one of the most spectacular lives in corporate and technological history
Ever since his surgery for pancreatic cancer in 2004, Steve Jobs has dismissed questions about his health as irrelevant. In a manner both imperious and, given the circumstances, understandable, Jobs said that he would know if or when he was unable to fully execute his duties as Apple’s (AAPL) chief executive officer. “Unfortunately, that day […]
Apple has overtaken Google as the world’s most valuable brand, ending a four-year reign by the Internet search leader, according to a new study by global brands agency Millward Brown. “There’s an app for that” is now the new “Google-it.”
The death toll is rising in Syria as its dictatorship fires on protesters. What if one of those people who was killed was the next Steve Jobs