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January 20, 2010 | By Jessica Guynn
Google Inc.'s new cellphone has gotten a winning endorsement from Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak. Wozniak, a self-proclaimed "gadget freak" who left Apple in 1987, remains one of the biggest fans of its products. He stood in line in 2007 to buy the first iPhone because he couldn't wait for Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs to send him one. He didn't have to wait for the Nexus One. Google Inc. executive Andy Rubin gave one to him. Wozniak first praised the phone this month at an NBC station in the Bay Area.
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October 28, 2013 | By Patrick McGreevy
SACRAMENTO -- A Bay Area man pleaded no contest Monday to charges stemming from his threat to kill state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) because he was angry that the lawmaker had introduced gun control bills. Everett Basham, who authorities say was building homemade bombs, was arrested in February. On Monday, he pleaded no contest to seven felony counts including making a terrorist threat and possessing assault weapons and a destructive device, as well as three misdemeanor charges, according to Sean Webby, a spokesman for the Santa Clara County district attorney's office.
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September 20, 2012 | By Andrea Chang
A day before the iPhone 5  goes on sale in the U.S., Steve Wozniak already has two of them. The Apple co-founder and veteran line sitter waited overnight at an Apple store in Queensland, Australia -- where he's traveling for business and to attend a concert -- to be among the first in the world to buy the new smartphone. Reached on his cellphone shortly before 9:30 a.m. local time in Australia, Wozniak said he'd bought the phones about an hour earlier and hadn't yet tried them out. He got two 64GB models, one in white and one in black, because he couldn't decide from photos which he liked better.
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September 23, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz
Steve Jobs' childhood home in Los Altos, Calif. -- where the first Apple computers were created -- will be the subject of debate Monday night as the Los Altos Historical Commission considers whether to give it a special designation. The commission has been reviewing the ranch-style home at 2066 Crist Drive for the last two years "for potential designation as a historic resource," according to the commission's agenda . Jobs and Steve Wozniak created the first Apple-branded computer, the Apple 1, in the house's garage.
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June 15, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Steve Wozniak used to tell all his friends about Siri. Now he can't tell why Siri's become "poo-poo. " Wozniak, one of Apple's cofounders, laid out his criticisms of Siri on Wednesday during an interview, and he did not hold back. The Woz said he first used Siri when it was a standalone third-party app on iOS and said he thought Siri was the future. "I said 'What are the five largest lakes in California?' and it came up one, two, three four five -- shocked me," Wozniak said, according to the Albany (N.Y.)
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January 24, 2002 | From Reuters
Steve Wozniak, who helped usher in the personal computer era when he co-founded Apple Computer Inc., emerged from semi-retirement Wednesday with plans to create new wireless devices to help "everyday people track everyday things." Wozniak, who in 1976 created the first Apple computers with high school friend Steve Jobs, said he has formed a new company called Wheels of Zeus, or wOz, a play on his nickname.
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May 14, 1986 | HARRIET STIX
Rocky Clark, 35, and at last about to receive his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from UC Berkeley, wants it clearly understood that he was not a dropout. "I never dropped out of college," he insisted. "I simply took a year off to earn money for my fourth year of school. And then my career kept going up." Indeed. Rocky Clark is Apple computer creator Steve Wozniak.
BUSINESS
February 10, 2009 | Chris Gaither
Put this in the "Wait, really?" category: Steve Wozniak, the computer programmer who co-founded Apple Inc., Monday was named a contestant on the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars." The man known as the Woz created the original circuit board used for the Apple computer and teamed up with Steve Jobs in 1976 to sell it.
BUSINESS
November 13, 2010 | David Sarno
Christie's, the high-end auction house, is selling off one of Appledom's rarest relics: an original Apple-1 personal computer, famously designed and built in a parental garage by company founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976. The Apple-1 machine, for which Christie's will open the bidding Nov. 23, is expected to fetch $160,000 to $240,000. The lot comes with the original components of the Apple-1, made at a time when owning a "personal computer" meant ordering a box of electronic parts and assembling them with a soldering iron.
BUSINESS
July 22, 2003
* Harlan Waksal, brother of convicted inside trader Samuel D. Waksal, resigned as chief scientific officer of ImClone Systems Inc., the biotechnology company announced. * Hewlett-Packard Co. said it would adopt a "poison pill" provision to ward off unwanted suitors who pursue a hostile takeover. * Apple Computer Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak said his new company, Wheels of Zeus Inc.
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July 10, 2013 | By Salvador Rodriguez
An Apple I computer from 1976 fetched $387,750, joining a long list of Apple products that have been auctioned in recent years for hefty prices. After the late Steve Jobs revived Apple and took it to the top of the tech world during the 2000s, the company's historic and rare items have seen a surge in value. The Apple I, for example, was the first computer sold by Jobs and Steve Wozniak and was originally priced at $666.66 when it came out in the '70s. Nowadays, it's common for these historic machines to sell for $210,000, as it did three years ago , to $671,400, as one did back in May . PHOTOS: Six things rich tech execs splurge on And even failed products are in demand.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 5, 2013 | By Randy Lewis
Kanye West isn't what you'd call an active member of the Twitterverse. Even though he's racked up nearly 10 million Twitter followers, he's following just one person -- any guesses? (If you answered Kim Kardashian, you win. Perhaps he'll make it two as soon as their new baby, North West, registers for his own Twitter account.) He's also sent only nine tweets - dating back only as far as May 17, pretty much using the social networking service to build anticipation for his latest album, “Yeezus,” ahead of its June 18 release.
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July 1, 2013 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Kanye West is a big fan of Steve Jobs, so for Father's Day, Kim Kardashian got him a pretty cool gift: an Apple mouse signed by the late chief executive. West and Kardashian welcomed their first child last month shortly before Father's Day, and on Monday, the rapper revealed one of the gifts he received by tweeting a photo. one of the other gifts my girl gave me for fathers day pic.twitter.com/WnlZaMhVtw - KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) July 1, 2013 Along with Jobs' autographed mouse, West also received another signed by fellow Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who shared the story about signing the mouse with tech news blog Gizmodo.
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June 12, 2013 | By Salvador Rodriguez
After having its original April opening delayed, the Steve Jobs biopic starring Ashton Kutcher has a new release date: Aug. 16. The movie stars Kutcher as the late Apple co-founder, alongside Josh Gad as the company's other founder, Steve Wozniak. "JOBS" was set to open to national audiences in April but was delayed after distributor Open Road Films decided it wanted more time to market the movie. The movie traces the life of Jobs and will include the major moments and people who influenced him, according to Open Road Films.
BUSINESS
May 23, 2013 | By Paresh Dave
Apple's newest iMac has at least 3,000 times more processing power than the company's first computer model, but the older version could end up being 300 times as expensive. One of the six original Apple computers that still works will be shown off to potential bidders Friday before going up for auction Saturday in Cologne, Germany. Last year the same German auction house sold one of the other six working Apple I's for $640,000 and a New York auction house sold one for $374,500.
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April 17, 2013 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Funny or Die says iSteve, its first full-length feature film, was written in three days, mostly based on Wikipedia articles, and shot in five days. No wonder the website isn't expecting any film awards.  The Steve Jobs biopic roughly--and we may be understating it--traces the life of the late Apple co-founder, who is portrayed by the company's former spokesman Justin Long. Considering its extensive research, the comedic movie takes literary license to new levels. For instance, Jobs and fellow Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who is portrayed by Jorge Garcia from the show "Lost," meet and a little later on the same day build their first computer, the Apple I. PHOTOS: The top smartphones of 2013 The 78-minute long movie can be found online and watched for free.
NEWS
July 12, 1987
The estranged wife of computer whiz Steve Wozniak filed an assault charge against her husband, alleging that he abused her during a recent scuffle at his Los Gatos office. Candace Wozniak told police that she had visited her husband's Silicon Valley office to discuss money and that her husband "literally" threw her out. But Wozniak, the 36-year-old co-founder of Apple computer, denied the charge and said his wife had come to his office to drop off their two children.
BUSINESS
September 21, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
The iPhone 5 has finally arrived. We just picked one up at Radio Shack and also got one in the mail. Join the Times' Michelle Maltais and me as we unbox our new iPhone 5s and get a first look. LIVE IPHONE 5 UNBOXING: Join us at 2 p.m. We've got one of each color scheme: White and silver, and black and slate, so join us as we delve into the new devices. ALSO: What's this? Media turns on Apple, rails against new Maps app What's the holdup on a new Google Maps app for Apple iOS 6?
ENTERTAINMENT
March 27, 2013 | By Carolyn Kellogg
Using Walter Isaacson's best-selling biography as a frame, award-winning author Mari Yamazaki has created a manga version of the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs. It's being serialized in the Japanese comic magazine Kiss, alongside tales of teen love. So it's not surprising, then, that Jobs is portrayed as " a cute, doe-eyed kid who worries about whether his adoptive parents love him," writes Sam Byford at the Verge. In the first installment, he also grows into a rebellious teenager; the Verge has a shot of the frame in which Jobs reclines on the grass, smoking a joint.
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January 24, 2013 | By Salvador Rodriguez
The first video clip from the film "jOBS," an independent biopic based on the life of Steve Jobs, has hit the Web, and fellow Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak says the scene is inaccurate. In the clip, Jobs, played by Ashton Kutcher, and Wozniak, played by Josh Gad, discuss a computer Wozniak is building that would ultimately become the Apple I. As they walk through a parking garage at Hewlett-Packard, where Woz worked just before Apple was formed, Jobs is seemingly trying to convince his partner that people would want to buy his computer.
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