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What If?: The Story of Apple’s Third Co-Founder

The story of Ron Wayne – co-founder of Apple – is both intriguing and sad. 76-year-old Wayne spends his days selling gold coins and stamps out of his home in the desert with a .38 caliber Police Special strapped to his leg rather than living in the lap of luxury. That’s not exactly what Jobs and Woz are doing these days.

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Video: What Did Steve Jobs Say At D8 Last Night?

Steve Jobs kicked things off at D8 last night and while he didn’t reveal anything we didn’t already know about himself and Apple, he did have a few choice quotes that everyone has been milking for the last 12 hours. The above video is a brief snippet of his chat with Mossberg and Swisher over Flash.

Below are a few choice video …

Foxconn Suicides: Eh, They’re “Below Average,” says Apple CEO

It’s difficult to ignore the recent slew of suicides at Apple’s Chinese manufacturer Foxconn. Apple released the following statement last week after the ninth Hon Hai worker jumped to their death.

“We are saddened and upset by the recent suicides at Foxconn,” the Apple statement said. “Apple is deeply committed to ensuring …

Steve Jobs vs Porn

Valleywag‘s Ryan Tate had one too many drinks the other night and while he was watching 30 Rock a particular Apple iPad ad sent him over the edge. The following is an e-mail exchange between Tate and Jobs. The gist being that Steve and co. are only trying to protect our freedom against porn. And Flash. It’s interesting to see how …

The Techland Show: The Prodigal Son Has Returned

I’m happy to report that Lev has returned from book leave! What a joyous occasion for me. Not to discredit Steve or Allie, but I’ve missed Lev. We’re like the Three Amigos minus the third Amigo, you know?

I’m not entirely sure which episode this is but I’m being told that it’s episode number 11.

Anyway, Lev chats about …

Surprise! Bill Gates Isn’t a Fan of the iPad, Prefers Netbooks

Is it really surprising that Bill Gates isn’t a fan of the iPad?

“So, it’s not like I sit there and feel the same way I did with iPhone where I say, ‘Oh my God, Microsoft didn’t aim high enough.’ It’s a nice reader, but there’s nothing on the iPad I look at and say, ‘Oh, I wish Microsoft had done …

The Daily Dose

Friday, Feb. 5, 2010

Today in Techland: Lev met Steve Jobs! Bitch slaps were all the rage! Steve examines upcoming flick The Last Airbender! (We’re just really excited it’s Friday!)

Here’s what else going on in nerd news around the Web:

Steve Jobs Was Here

Where’s my Drudge siren?!

The rumors about Steve Jobs’ mysterious appearance at various publishers in NYC are true. He apparently dropped by the TIME & LIFE building for breakfast today. I clearly was not invited.

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