February 16, 1998 |
Officials at Pixar, the company that created the computer graphics for the movie "Toy Story," have filed suit over an anonymous e-mail message that revealed the salaries of the company's 400 employees. The e-mail distributed two weeks ago was attributed to Pixar Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who has denied sending it.
January 7, 2009 |
With the lure of every song for 99 cents, Apple Inc.'s iTunes upended the retail establishment to become the nation's top music seller in less than six years. But the digital media powerhouse said Tuesday it would follow one of the oldest tenets of capitalism: The more someone wants something, the more you can charge for it. Apple finally bowed to a long-standing recording industry demand and agreed to sell music downloads at three prices -- 69 cents, 99 cents and $1.29.
June 29, 2004 |
Apple Computer Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs introduced a 30-inch "cinema" flat-panel screen that he said was the biggest high-resolution display ever and showed off the next version of the company's software. Apple's monitor can handle as many as 4 million pixels used to measure color in pictures. That's 77% more than 23-inch monitors, Jobs told 5,000 developers at the company's conference in San Francisco.
August 5, 2005 |
Apple Computer Inc., which gets a third of its sales from iPod music players, started an iTunes online music store in Japan on Thursday that offered more than 1 million songs, including Rolling Stones recordings that have never been released for downloading on the Internet. Songs from 15 Japanese record companies will be available for downloading, Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said at a Tokyo news conference that featured a performance by Grammy award-winning singer Beck.
June 24, 2009 |
Apple Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Steve Jobs has an "excellent prognosis," a doctor at a Tennessee hospital said, confirming that Jobs had a liver transplant there. "He received a liver transplant because he was . . . the sickest patient on the waiting list at the time a donor organ became available," said James D. Eason, chief of transplantation at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in Memphis. "Mr. Jobs is now recovering well and has an excellent prognosis."
September 23, 2005 |
Warner Music Group Inc. Chief Executive Edgar Bronfman Jr. said the prices of downloaded songs should vary depending on popularity and called Apple Computer Inc.'s flat 99-cent charge unfair. Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said this week that charging more for songs downloaded from his company's iTunes unit would prompt consumers to get their music illegally. Jobs also said record companies were "getting greedy" when they pushed for higher prices.
March 5, 2008 |
. -- Apple Inc. has no plans to declare a dividend or buy back its stock, Chief Executive Steve Jobs told the company's annual shareholder meeting Tuesday, adding that iPhone sales were on track. Jobs said he was confident Apple would hit its 2008 sales target of 10 million iPhones, a figure that some analysts have questioned, and executives said the iPhone would reach Asian markets this year.
July 29, 2011 |
Apple Inc. may not have more money than God. But it's got more cash than Uncle Sam. As the government struggled to reach an agreement on raising the debt ceiling, the U.S. Treasury's cash balance fell to $74 billion this week. That's less than the $76 billion that Apple now has in cash. It's not terribly likely that the government will ask Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs for help. But it wouldn't be the first time the government has asked for a bailout from an industry mogul.
September 23, 1997 |
Apple Computer Inc. named Niehaus Ryan Group Inc. as its public relations agency, completing a changeover of outside marketing companies orchestrated by interim Chief Executive Steve Jobs. Apple last month switched advertising agencies, terminating BBDO Worldwide and rehiring TBWA Chiat/Day, the firm that created a now-legendary television ad introducing the Macintosh computer in 1984. Niehaus Ryan Group, also known as NRG, replaces Burson-Marsteller.