More of our favourite stars join the cast of the Steve Jobs biopic

2015-01-29 17:00

The new Steve Jobs biopic will feature Michael Fassbender, Seth Rogen and Kate Winslet, Universal Pictures has confirmed.

Alec Hogg: Use Einstein, Munger genius and then watch economy boom

2014-12-30 10:49

Wisdom begins when the reality dawns that to learn, it’s not necessary to experience everything personally, something Charlie Munger picked up many years ago.

Natalie Portman says no for Steve Jobs film

2014-12-10 18:10

Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman has rejected the chance to star in the new Steve Jobs biopic.

Sony Pictures drop Steve Jobs biopic

2014-11-21 22:00

Sony Pictures has pulled out of the planned biopic of Steve Jobs, which is being directed by Danny Boyle, with Universal Studios now rumoured to be interested in taking over the project.

Original Apple computer could fetch $600 000

2014-11-03 19:19

A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 will hit the auction block in December.

Beats buy could broaden Apple's reach

2014-05-10 09:42

An Apple buy-out of hip headphone maker Beats Electronics could expand the iPhone maker's lucrative domain and play into plans for its next big thing, analysts say.

Jobs's boyhood home a 'historic resource'

2013-10-30 09:02

A Silicon Valley city has designated the boyhood home of Steve Jobs an "historic resource" due to the way the legendary Apple co-founder went on to change the world.

Apple 'conspired to raise e-book prices'

2013-07-11 11:14

A judge has ruled that Apple conspired with five major publishers to raise prices e-books sales on the Internet

Kanye West: I'm the Steve Jobs of culture

2013-06-13 09:34

Kanye West has made the controversial claim that he is one of the most influential people in the world, likening himself to the late Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs film to be released in April

2013-01-04 19:05

The first film based on the life of legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, and starring Ashton Kutcher as Jobs, is set to be released in cinemas in April.

Steve Jobs superyacht impounded

2012-12-21 12:07

A superyacht built for Apple Inc's late co-founder Steve Jobs has been impounded in Amsterdam because of a dispute over an unpaid bill to designer Philippe Starck, a lawyer says.

Jobs biopic to debut at Sundance

2012-12-04 22:21

The biopic about the life of Steve Jobs, starring Ashton Kutcher in the title role, will be screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

Jobs tapped 80's French gadget for ideas

2012-07-05 22:28

Steve Jobs drew some of his inspiration from a table-top box that wired French households to networked information long before the arrival of mass internet.

Aaron Sorkin to pen Steve Jobs biopic

2012-05-17 09:55

The Academy Award winning screenwriter behind The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin, will write the script for a film about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Sony has said.

Apple chief a hit with workers

2012-03-31 09:30

Apple chief Tim Cook has won over the company's employees, according to a workplace study, showing he may be better liked than his legendary predecessor Steve Jobs.

Arrest warrant issued for Russell Brand

2012-03-15 11:52

A misdemeanour arrest warrant has been issued for Russell Brand after he threw a photographer's iPhone through a window, an act he says was in tribute to Steve Jobs.

Angelic Steve Jobs loves Android in TV ad

2012-02-02 22:47

He may have derided Android devices in real life but in the afterlife Apple founder Steve Jobs is glad he can use one - or at least that's the story a Jobs look-alike tells in a recent TV commercial.

iPhone sales drive record quarter for Apple

2012-01-25 11:58

Apple blew past forecasts and reported record first-quarter net profit and revenue, driven by strong sales of the new iPhone and iPads.

Designer behind Apple products knighted

2012-01-01 16:22

Fans of the clean, inviting look of the iPhone, iPad and other blockbuster Apple products are legion, and that includes Queen Elizabeth II.

Steve Jobs movie coming

2011-11-05 12:15

Fans of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will get a chance to see previously unreleased interview footage of him when Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview hits theatres.

Bill Gates unfussed by Jobs' jab

2011-10-31 08:27

Bill Gates has coolly parried some harsh criticism from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, in an interview, saying their rivalry was positive.

Apple posts video of Jobs memorial

2011-10-24 16:28

Apple is allowing the general public to get a look at a star-studded memorial service it held for employees to celebrate the life of Steve Jobs.

Steve Jobs refused cancer treatment

2011-10-21 07:29

Steve Jobs refused potentially life-saving cancer surgery for nine months, opting instead for alternative medicine, according to his biographer.


SA should learn, then watch economy boom

2014-12-30 10:57

Right now, South Africa could do with a generous application of Einstein’s approach, writes Alec Hogg.

Why I make no apologies for the way I am

2014-12-19 11:25

For a long time, we have been living a dogmatic lie which keeps us from discovering who we truly are.

Steve Jobs gives posthumous testimony

2014-12-07 19:48

Three years after the tech world has mourned his passing, Apple mastermind Steve Jobs was back from the dead, giving posthumous testimony in a video a trial.

Michael Fassbender tipped to play Steve Jobs

2014-11-05 16:00

Michael Fassbender is reportedly in talks for the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming Sony-produced biopic after it was revealed Christian Bale had exited the project.

Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs

2014-10-24 20:00

Aaron Sorkin has confirmed Christian Bale will play the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming Danny Boyle-directed biopic.

Mexico girl dubbed 'the next Steve Jobs'

2013-11-01 08:57

Mexico has found a new heroine, a 12-year-old math whiz from a state plagued by drug violence who has been dubbed "The Next Steve Jobs" by a US magazine.

Instagram filters movie trailers

2013-07-16 17:43

Instagram has posted its first trailer video for Jobs, a biopic about the life of Apple founder and visionary Steve Jobs.

Apple seeking 'next big direction'

2013-07-05 08:00

Apple is in a waiting period with the US gadget giant seeking the "next big direction" almost two years after the death of its boss Steve Jobs.

Sex sells at Sundance Film Festival

2013-01-17 12:57

Movie execs and first-time directors trudging through the snow this year at the Sundance Film Festival will find tales of pornography and sex addiction awaiting them.

Controversy over Steve Jobs superyacht

2012-12-21 16:34

The yacht built for Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs has been impounded over a dispute of an unpaid bill.

First look: Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs

2012-12-05 13:31

The first official photograph of Ashton Kutcher as late Apple guru Steve Jobs in a new biopic entitled jOBS has been unveiled.

Burglar didn't know it was Jobs' house

2012-08-15 17:54

A thief has burglarised Steve Jobs' house in the high-tech hub in of Palo Alto, California, stealing the late Apple co-founder's wallet, more than $60 000 in jewellery and several computers.

Record price for Apple I computer

2012-06-16 11:28

A rare, still-working Apple I Computer from 1976 has sold at Sotheby's auction house for $374 500, or more than 500 times its original retail price.

Facebook moves to help organ donations

2012-05-01 22:30

Facebook has unveiled an initiative to use the vast social network to help connect organ donors with people who need life-saving transplants.

Ashton Kutcher to portray Steve Jobs

2012-04-02 07:52

Ashton Kutcher will reportedly play Steve Jobs in a movie about the late Apple co-founder from his early days as a "wayward hippie" up through to his technology ventures.

Apple defies gravity as stock hits $600

2012-03-15 16:53

Apple shares eclipsed the $600 mark for the first time, a day before the first sales of the new iPad.

Steve Jobs birthday wishes fly on Twitter

2012-02-25 08:10

Twitter has been abuzz with loving words for Steve Jobs on what would have been the late Apple co-founder’s 57th birthday.

Neil Young: Steve Jobs listened to vinyl

2012-02-01 15:22

Legendary rocker Neil Young has taken his campaign for higher-fidelity digital sound to the stage of a technology conference, saying industry giant Steve Jobs was on his side.

Apple selling interactive iPad textbooks

2012-01-19 20:52

Apple has started selling interactive high-school textbooks for the iPad.

Steve Jobs to receive posthumous Grammy

2011-12-22 13:21

The Grammys will pay special tribute to late Apple founder Steve Jobs for his contribution to creating "products and technology that transformed the way we consume music, TV, movies, and books".

Schmidt defends Google, mourns Jobs

2011-11-08 09:30

Google chair Eric Schmidt has mourned Steve Jobs' death but defended Google as a great innovator despite the Apple co-founder's allegations of theft.

iPad, iPod trick-or-treaters at Jobs house

2011-11-01 17:38

Boys dressed as iPad and iPod were among youngsters at the California home of the late Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple.

Reviewers praise Steve Jobs biography

2011-10-25 07:58

The biography of late Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs has hit bookstores and reviewers wasted little time in heaping praise on the much-anticipated book.

Steve Jobs was mean - biographer

2011-10-24 11:43

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs could be mean, abrasive and cuttingly dismissive of co-workers in his quest for perfectionism, according to his biographer.

Apple to close stores for Jobs memorial

2011-10-19 08:29

Source have said that Apple will close retail stores for several hours during a Steve Jobs memorial.

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