October 25, 1999 |
Once when the word "revolutionary" described a computer product, it was more than a marketing cliche. A quarter-century ago two friends working in a Silicon Valley garage began a business that became Apple Computer, and it transformed the world's relationship to computing. Steve Wozniak was a 25-year-old underappreciated engineering grunt at technology giant Hewlett-Packard and a mainstay of a Silicon Valley hobbyist group called Homebrew Computer Club.
August 30, 1999 |
Apple Computer Inc. interim Chief Executive Steve Jobs is expected to roll out new products in a demonstration-packed keynote speech this week at the Seybold Seminars publishing trade show here. Analysts expect Jobs to show off new products from the resurgent personal computer maker, which may include faster G3 Power Macintosh PCs running at 550 megahertz or new iMac consumer machines with added features for networking and streaming video.
May 11, 1999 |
Steve Jobs may have surprised thousands of Macintosh software developers Monday by failing to announce any surprises. Apple Computer's mercurial interim CEO did unveil a new, lighter-weight, fast PowerBook laptop computer, in addition to announcing that the year-old iMac personal computers will soon be available in their biggest forum yet: hundreds of Sears, Roebuck & Co. stores.
December 31, 1998
The rumor mill is churning again with speculation about what Apple Computer Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs has up his sleeve for next week's MacWorld Expo, the big trade show for the Macintosh faithful. Buoyed by the success of its popular iMac, Apple is widely expected to unveil its next generation of professional desktop Power Macintoshes, code-named Yosemite, with the curved, translucent design that has made iMac a hit.
July 6, 1998 |
Interim Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs will be a no-show at Macworld Expo in New York this week, an unusual absence for what is usually one of the company's highest-profile events. The reason, sources close to Apple confirmed: Jobs' wife is due to deliver a baby any day. Filling in as keynote speaker will be Phil Schiller, vice president for worldwide marketing. Schiller normally plays Jobs' straight man during onstage comparisons of PCs and Macs.
November 11, 1997 |
Trying to revive some of the showmanship that made Apple Computer Inc. famous, interim Chief Executive Steve Jobs, as expected, unveiled new products and a new sales scheme at an elaborate event in Cupertino on Monday--but left many of the most critical questions facing the company unanswered.
October 25, 1997 |
Apple Computer Inc. co-founder and interim Chief Executive Steven Jobs is expected to tell key advisors Monday his decision on whether he'll take the top job permanently, analysts said. Jobs, 42, was named interim CEO on Sept. 16 and has led the money-losing computer maker since July, when he helped oust former Chief Executive Gilbert Amelio.
October 10, 1997 |
Apple Computer Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, interim chief executive of the struggling company, said he is considering dropping the interim from his title. While addressing a Macromedia Inc. users conference in San Francisco, Jobs was asked by an attendee when he would drop the interim from his title. Jobs said that it was something he is considering and that he is preparing to go on vacation in Hawaii, where he plans to "walk on the beach" and "think about it."