Posts Tagged ‘Steve Jobs’

  • Telkom’s CFO, Mr Jacques Schindehütte (Image source: Windi-

    Africa’s 5 Most Troubled Tech Executives

    January 27, 2014 • ListsComments Off

    Being in charge of a large corporation can be tricky at times, but with the right executive in the right position, most companies can be assured of profits. But while some organisations flourish without incident, others are forced to deal with unethical and...

  • Anthony Perridge, EMEA Channel Director at Sourcefire, now a part of Cisco (image: Cisco)

    iPhones change the business landscape

    January 23, 2014 • OpinionComments Off

    Seven years ago Steve Jobs stood up at Macworld, San Francisco, and announced the first iPhone in San Francisco and in doing so launched a revolution that is still having a monumental impact on the business and social world today. Up to that time a mobile...

  • Biographical Jobs film to premier at Sundance

    December 10, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Apple’s Steve Jobs was one of technology’s most influential figures.  He has been described as a visionary and someone who was ahead of his time, but, sadly, the innovator and technology giant passed away last year. With this level of influence...

  • Windows 8 – a worthy contender to the iPad?

    October 24, 2011 • OpinionComments (1)

    Microsoft is the best of the late starters. Case in point – Microsoft ignored the Internet until a memo by a certain Mr. Gates on May 26 1995. The company mobilised in true Microsoft fashion but did they lose the first-to-market advantage? We all know...

  • Apple co-Founder Steve Jobs has died (1955-2011)

    October 6, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Steve Jobs, chairman of the board of Apple and industry icon for decades, has died. According to Mashable, Apple released this statement: We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today (5 October 2011). Steve’s brilliance, passion and...

  • CEO Cook won’t change Apple

    August 26, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Newly-appointed Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a memo sent to staff on Thursday that he isn’t planning to change anything at the technology giant. In the memo, Cook also praised former CEO Steve Jobs, saying it has been a privilege to have worked with him....

  • iPad 3 rumors make the rounds

    July 28, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    In what seems to be an endless supply of rumours, yet another report has come out claiming that Apple will release the iPhone 5 in September and iPad 3 in November. But there is speculation as to what it will be called, iPad 3 or iPad 2 HD. According to...

  • Apple makes a killing in profit

    July 20, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2011 third quarter ended June, and they posted record quarterly revenue of $28.57 billion and record quarterly net profit of $7.31 billion. These results compare to revenue of $15.70 billion and net quarterly...

  • One million iPads sold, twice as fast as the iPhone

    May 4, 2010 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Apple has today confirmed it has sold over one million units of its hyper sought-after iPad tablet in just one month after launch, making its sales twice as fast as the iPhone’s. “One million iPads in 28 days — that’s less than half of the 74...

  • A closer look at the Apple iPad – is it here to stay?

    February 4, 2010 • OpinionComments (2)

    The iPad is not the first tablet device to emerge from Apple`s laboratories. Back in 1993 the launch of the Newton MessagePad 100 took that accolade and Apple has been attempting to produce something in the same vein for the last decade...