China Will Be Apple’s Biggest Market Someday: CEO

Apple expects China to overtake the United States as its biggest market, CEO Tim Cook told a Chinese government news agency. “China is currently our second largest market. I believe it will become our first. I believe strongly that it will,” the Xinhua News Agency quoted Cook as saying in an interview. The report gave […]

Apple soars on back of iPhone, iPad sales

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 […]

Syrian leader listens to "Sexy and I Know It", read Steve Jobs biography

Amid the yearlong conflict in Syria, president Bashar al-Assad purchased a wide variety of music that included “Don’t Talk Just Kiss” by Right Said Fred, “Hurt” by Leona Lewis, “Look at Me Now” by Chris Brown featuring Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes, “Bizarre Love Triangle” by New Order, “God Gave Me You” by Blake Shelton, […]

FBI’s Steve Jobs file: He will ‘distort reality to achieve his goals’

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,

Syria: iPhone banned in Steve Jobs’ ancestral home

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

Steve Jobs met his Syrian father over 20 years ago

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 […]