April 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
There’s a constantly spinning mill of rumors about Apple products, most of which turn out to be untrue. What’s unusual this week is that talk has revived of a smaller iPad model, an idea company founder Steve Jobs derided publicly a year before he died. Continue Reading
December 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Seismic jolts shook 2011 uprisings that set a whole region afire, natural disasters of historic destructiveness, the demise of icons. But again and again amid these world-changing convulsions, the mirror of a single face, or two or three, joyous, tormented, panicked or hopeful, brought the larger-than-life moments back to human scale.
November 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday defended his company as a great innovator, contradicting an unflattering portrait drawn by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs before he died last month.
October 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson he wanted him to write his biography because he’s good at getting people to talk. Jobs, it turns out, didn’t need much prodding, secretive as he was about both his private life and the company he founded. Continue Reading
October 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Knitcraft Corp. executives are distancing themselves from comments attributed to them about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs buying his trademark black turtleneck sweaters from the Winona-based retailer. Continue Reading
October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
It wasn’t just the latest iPhone that drew people to Apple stores Friday. Many consumers waited in lines for hours sometimes enduring chilly temperatures and overnight thunderstorms to remember Steve Jobs, Apple’s visionary who died last week. Continue Reading
October 10, 2011 in The Daily Republic
The death of one of the great innovators of our time, or any time Steve Jobs brings a question asked by Pete Seeger in another context. To paraphrase: Where have all the (creative) people gone; long time passing. Jobs and fellow computer innovator Bill Gates represent if not a vanishing breed, then at least one that might be classified, were it an exotic animal, as endangered.
October 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
In what industry will we find the next Steve Jobs, in other words?
Which industries are on the cusp of explosive growth? Continue Reading
October 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Steve Jobs, who co-founded and ran Apple, moved technology from garages to pockets, took entertainment from discs to bytes and turned gadgets into extensions of the people who use them. Continue Reading
October 5, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56. Continue Reading