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Bill Gates Recalls His Final Conversations with Steve Jobs….”It was great relaxed conversation”

Bill Gates Recalls Final Talks With Steve JobsBill Gates Recalls Final Talks With Steve JobsIn an interview with Bill Weir, Microsoft founder and Chariman Bill Gates on January 24, reflected on the passing of Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

Weeks before the Apple founder died, Gates paid an unannounced visit to the home of his sometime friend and longtime rival:

“He and I always …

Apple Q4 2011 Earnings Report: $46.33 Billion in Revenue; Sold 37M iPhones 4S,15M iPads

Apple Q4 2011 - Q1 of 2012 Earnings CallApple Q4 2011 - Q1 of 2012 Earnings CallApple has sold over 37 million iPhones 4S in the fourth quarter of 2011, — revealed Apple first earnings reports since CEO Steve Jobs died in September last year.

Announcing its financial results for fiscal 2012 first quarter which ended December 31, 2011, Apple posted a record quarterly revenue of $46.33 …

Apple’s Education Announcement Media Event, New York, Invites Sent Out

Apple invites media to a new event, that company has scheduled for next Thursday, January 19th, in New York City.

First reported by The Loop, the invitation’s graphic shows the familiar New York skyscraper motif, adorned with the Apple logo silhouette and the tagline reads:

Join us for …

Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 2 – Walter Isaacson and Steve Jobs Talks GG2

Corning Introduces Gorilla Glass 2Corning Introduces Gorilla Glass 2Corning introduces “Corning Gorilla Glass 2,” the next generation of the company’s widely accepted, damage-resistant cover glass for consumer electronic devices, at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.

“Corning Gorilla Glass 2 enables up to a 20 percent reduction in glass thickness, while maintaining the industry-leading damage …

iPhone SJ: A iPhone 5 Mockup By ADR Studios

Antonio De Rosa of ADR Studio, has published his latest creation dubbed the “iPhone SJ.” According to the designer, the concept would include a “Totally glass capacitive screen on a polycarbonate lightweight body” and a moniker inspired by Steve Jobs.

Rosa also said that as part of the concept the specifications …

Stanford University’s Silicon Valley Archives Offer Apple Origins ‘Drafts of Jobs Speeches’ and More!

Dennis Sparhawk checks items on shelves at a Stanford University Silicon Valley Archives storage facility in an undisclosed location in California.Dennis Sparhawk checks items on shelves at a Stanford University Silicon Valley Archives storage facility in an undisclosed location in California.
In this photo taken Oct. 18, 2011, processor Dennis Sparhawk checks items on shelves at a Stanford University Silicon Valley Archives storage facility in an undisclosed location in California. Historians and entrepreneurs who want to understand the rise of Apple Inc. and its founder Steve Jobs will find a treasure trove of …

Steve Jobs Honored with ‘Trustees Award’ in Grammy’s 2012 Special Merit Awards

54th GRAMMY Awards nominees54th GRAMMY Awards nomineesThe Recording Academy announced its 2012 Special Merit Awards recipients. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are Allman Brothers Band, Glen Campbell, Steve Jobs honored with Grammys' Trustees AwardSteve Jobs honored with Grammys' Trustees AwardAntonio Carlos Jobim, George Jones, the Memphis Horns, Diana Ross, and Gil Scott-Heron.

Among the Trustees Award, are Dave Bartholomew, Steve Jobs and Rudy Van Gelder. And …

Steve Jobs Statute Unveiled at Graphisoft’s Headquarters, Budapest, Hungary

The world’s first statue of the late Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs has been unveiled in Budapest, Hungary. Made of bronze, the statue stands nearby the entrance of architectural software maker Graphisoft’s headquarters.

“The statue was commissioned by Graphisoft founder and chairman Gabor Bojar,” reports TechCrunch. And, it was sculpted …

Apple Co-founder Ron Wayne Shares Early Apple Documents and Drawings

Following, Apple’s founding contract auctioned for $1.6 million at a Sotheby’s auction on Tuesday, Apple co-founder Ronald Wayne shared a collection some 62 early documents of Apple stored away in an USPS envelope in his office, which include hand drawings in pencil.

Apple's Early Documents and Drawings shared by Ron WayneApple's Early Documents and Drawings shared by Ron Wayne

Wayne’s shars includes a copy of a …

Google Zeitgeist 2011: Rebecca Black, Google+, Ryan Dunn Makes in the Top 2011 Searches List

Google Zeitgeist 2011 Top Google Search of 2011 Around the GlobeGoogle Zeitgeist 2011 Top Google Search of 2011 Around the GlobeGoogle released its 11th annual Year End look back Zeitgeist of the search–for Google Zeitgeist 2011, web celeb Rebecca Black was the #1 fastest rising query globally, as fans searched for information about the “Friday” singer. And, Adele made the fastest rising lists in over 15 countries spread across five continents, in addition …

Bill Gates Refutes a Full-time Return to Microsoft in Sydney

Bill Gates ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft, dismissed harsh barbs by his former arch-rival Steve JobsBill Gates ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft, dismissed harsh barbs by his former arch-rival Steve JobsIn an interview with Fairfax Media, Bill Gates, when asked whether he would return to Microsoft –ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft and dismissed harsh barbs by his former arch-rival Steve Jobs.

In the interview, Gates said Jobs was driven by the fact that “Microsoft machines …

Apple Computer Contract Signed by Steve Jobs, Wozniak and Wayne Fetched $1.6 Million at Sotheby’s Auction

On April 1st, 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ron Wayne signed the partnership contract for Apple Computer. The founding contract that made history was originally expected to sell for $150,000, but today sold for a whopping $1,594,500 million to Eduardo Cisneros, chief executive officer of Cisneros Corp, at a Sotheby’s auction in New York. …

Steve Jobs’s Biography By Walter Isaacson Is Top Seller for 2011 On Amazon

Steve Jobs Biography by Walter Isaacson: Amazon.com Announces Best-Selling Books of 2011Steve Jobs Biography by Walter Isaacson: Amazon.com Announces Best-Selling Books of 2011Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’s biography by Walter Isaacson which was released in late October, was Amazon’s best-selling book this year despite hitting store shelves and electronic readers, Amazon said Monday announcing the top 10 best-selling books of 2011 overall (print and Kindle combined).

“Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson, …

Facing Challenges Apple Softening Approach to win Over Customers for iAd

Launched in July 2010, by late Steve Jobs, iAd, is Apple’s service for selling ads within mobile apps on iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. The cupertino company is now making some changes to its iAd mobile advertising service to show its willingness to bargain on the entry level spending commitment it requires …

Facebook Memology 2011: Death of Osama Bin Laden, Megan Fox, Ims, Harry Potter, Rihan’

Facebook Memology 2011Facebook Memology 2011Following the release of a list of the ‘Top 40 Most Shared Articles on Facebook in 2011,’ the social networking gian has released a Facebook Memology 2011.

“With more than 800 million people connected around the globe on Facebook, news about the world’s triumphs and tragedies spreads …