Steve Jobsâ€™ ability to convince and negotiate with others is almost unparalleled in the tech industry, and a recent anecdote about how Appleâ€™s then-CEO got AT&T to agree to a revenue share deal just is another example of Jobsâ€™ skills as an excellent negotiator.
The much delayed Jobs movie, starring Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, has finally been released in U.S. theatres to average reviews, with most critics disappointed by the movieâ€™s superficial look at Jobsâ€™ â€ścomplexâ€ť life.
Steve Woz, Appleâ€™s co-founder, isnâ€™t a huge fan of the movie either, saying that a number of people in the movie were portrayed wrongly, possibly due to Kutcherâ€™s own impressions about Jobsâ€™ personality.
Jobs, the movie starringÂ Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, was scheduled to hit theatres in April this year, but has now been rescheduled for an August release.Â Ahead of the release, a two-minute long trailer has been released comprising of scenes from different stages of Jobsâ€™ life.
While Android smartphones came with LTE support back in 2011, Apple added support for LTE networks late last year with the launch ofÂ iPhone 5.
Lowell McAdam,Â Verizon CEO claims that he was the one who convinced Steve Jobs to add LTE support to the yet-to-be released iPhone 5 at that time. He mentioned this whileÂ speaking at a conference for the National Association of Broadcasters conference.
San Franciscoâ€™s District Attorney,Â George GascĂłn, recently met with representatives from various phone and telecom companies over the increasing number of phone thefts in the city. Last week,Â GascĂłn met Appleâ€™s government liaison, Michael Foulkes, to discuss a solution that disables stolen iPhones, which account for half of the phone thefts in SF, according to the cityâ€™s stats.