Steve Jobs’ Influence on Jonathan Rothberg, the Man Behind the $1000 Genome

Jon Rothberg and SteveJobs

ust a decade ago, sequencing a human genome was a monumental international effort costing more than $2 billion. Just after a decade the cost of sequencing a human genome is about to drop to just $1000. Thanks to one man’s personal motivation has made that sci-fi fantasy to reality. Jonathan Rothesberg’s Life Technologies launched his [...]

Steve Jobs, SAP and WSJ

Steve Jobs' Business Card Next Inc

Wondering what is the connection between Steve Jobs, Stanford, SAP and WSJ? There is an interesting connection among the four, other than the simply visible connection of technology and publishing. Do you know where was Steve Jobs’ company Next Inc. located? It was at 3475 Deer Creek Road, Palo Alto, CA. The address was from [...]

How Apple Is Shutting Off Google in iOS 5?

Apple Shuts Off Ads in Safari in OS 5

Apple’s dislike for Google is very well known and is even now very well documented in the recent biography of Steve Jobs. The biography by Isaacson reveals that Steve Jobs went on to attack Google (not for the first time) by saying “I’m going to destroy Android because it’s a stolen product. I’m willing to [...]

Steve Jobs Sister Shares Their Special Relationship and Final Moments

What Was On Steve Jobs iPod?

In a moving eulogy titled “A Sister’s Eulogy for Steve Jobs” by Mona Simpson, Steve Jobs’s biological sister revealed how special their relationship was. Mona Simpson, a writer and a professor of English at the UCLA, delivered this eulogy on Steve Jobs, at his memorial service held on Oct 16 at a church in Stanford [...]

What Music Was On Steve Jobs iPod?

What Was On Steve Jobs iPod?

You can possibly tell a lot about a person from his music preference. At the peak of iPod, most of us loved to check what’s on your friend’s iPod? How about the guy who made the iPod nation? What was on Steve Jobs iPod? Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson got a unique opportunity to look [...]

Amazon Delivers Steve Jobs Biography on Kindle

Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson is ready now for those who pre-ordered the book on Amazon. Walter Isaacson wrote the biography at the insistence of Steve Jobs himself and based on over 40 interviews with Steve Jobs. The book contains 42 chapters covering all aspects of Steve Jobs life. The book is officially to [...]

Apple Co-founder and the Legend Steve Jobs Passed Away

Steve Jobs Passed Away

The legend and Apple Co-founder passed away earlier today. Announcing the news Apple CEO Tim Cook sent the following email to Apple employees and published the following message Team, I have some very sad news to share with all of you. Steve passed away earlier today. Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and [...]

Top Googlers React to Steve Jobs’ Resignation

Two top Googlers, Vic Gundotra and Matt Cutts reacted to Steve Jobs resignation from Apple CEO post. Reacting to the news on their Google+ account, both wished Steve Jobs good luck. In a long Google+ post, Vic Gundotra said expressed his admiration for Steve Jobs and reminisced his interaction with Steve Jobs on Sunday morning [...]