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March 16, 1999 | Reuters
Apple Computer Inc. is expected today to introduce a version of its Macintosh operating system for computer servers and possibly details on the next version of the operating system for its popular personal computers. The major upgrade of the software, its biggest overhaul in many years, will combine features from the current Mac OS and Next Computer Inc.'s Rhapsody operating system.
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February 2, 2006 | Richard Verrier
The Writers Guild of America, West, asked the National Labor Relations Board to file a complaint against most major broadcast networks and reality TV producers, accusing them of interfering with the right of employees to organize. The guild alleges that networks including ABC and CBS and such producers as Rocket Science Laboratories and Next Entertainment Inc.
BUSINESS
October 5, 2000
* Allen Rhodes and Danny Tong have joined NextLeft Inc., a digital strategy and branding firm in Woodland Hills. Rhodes will serve as creative director and Tong as art director. Both were formerly with 3Dshopping.com. * Technicolor, the Camarillo-based processor of movie film and maker of videocassettes, CDs and DVDs, has named David Demont vice president of human resources. He is a former human resources executive at Unocal. * Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc.
BUSINESS
June 20, 1997
Apple Computer Inc. filed for co-founder Steve Jobs to sell 1.5 million shares he acquired when the Cupertino-based computer maker bought Next Software Inc. in February for $425 million. The Securities and Exchange Commission filing said the sale would leave Jobs with just one share of Apple, which has lost more than $1.5 billion in the last six quarters. Jobs founded Next in 1985 after being ousted from Apple. Since February, he has served as an advisor to Apple Chief Executive Gilbert Amelio.
BUSINESS
June 18, 2003 | From Dow Jones/Associated Press
Bankrupt credit card lender NextCard Inc. has abandoned plans to reorganize and is planning to liquidate, according to court documents. The San Francisco-based company filed liquidation plans Monday with U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., under which it would pay $2.5 million to $17 million to creditors, far short of the $464 million in claims filed against the company. Under terms of the plan, payouts are set to be funded by NextCard's cash holdings of $4.
BUSINESS
January 18, 1986 | DONNA K. H. Walters, Times Staff Writer
Apple Computer has settled its $5-million suit against Steven P. Jobs, Apple's co-founder and former chairman, and his new company, Next Inc., the firms said Friday. Terms of the settlement, reached late Friday, place restrictions on Next's products and marketing plans, prohibit it from hiring any Apple employees for six months and allow Apple to periodically inspect Next's products, Apple spokeswoman Barbara Krause said.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Since the stall of Apple Inc.'s negotiations to buy Be Inc. from its former technology chief, Jean-Louis Gassee, the troubled Cupertino computer company has turned to Next Inc., the software outfit started by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Sources said Jobs made a presentation to Apple's management team, outlining how Next's software could become a suitable successor to Apple's Macintosh operating system.
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