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PARC scientist recalls Jobs' famous Xerox visits

At a Churchill Club event in San Jose, Calif., former PARC engineer Larry Tesler talks about Steve Jobs' trips to Xerox's PARC, including the one where Jobs eyed the company's graphical user interface prototype, which ended up making it into the Mac OS. Tesler decided to leave Xerox soon after and started working at Apple.

November 10, 2011

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The story behind Apple's NeXT OS in 1996

At a Churchill Club event in San Jose, Calif., Jean-Louis Gassée discusses why Apple chose Steve Jobs NeXTSTEP OS over Gassée's Be OS. In hindsight, Gassée says, "Thank god that didn't happen, because I hated Apple's management."

November 10, 2011

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Software Procurement Policy

Procuring software packages for the organization is a complicated process which involves more than just technological knowledge. There are financial and support aspects to consider, proof of...

June 26, 2014

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Microsoft's Ballmer mocks Android phone

At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks about why users should buy a Windows phone rather than an Android device: "You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone."

October 19, 2011

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Remembering Steve Jobs: Launching iTunes on Windows

A pivotal moment in Apple's history, CEO Steve Jobs announces iTunes for Windows on October 16, 2003. Jobs stated at the time, "It's probably the best Windows app ever written." The release was also considered a good strategic move by Apple because, for the first time, Windows users could buy music from Apple's online store, giving them a feel for the Apple user experience.

October 5, 2011

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Windows 8's Metro-style UI

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Brett Carpenter, from Microsoft’s Windows ecosystem group, shows off Windows 8. Its Metro-style UI has live tiles that can be programmed using existing tools and languages. It also supports full-screen apps.

September 15, 2011

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