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Steve Wozniak: Steve Jobs ‘Did Not Know Technology’

By | Sep 8, 2015 at 4:06 pm

In a recent interview with I Programmer, Steve “Woz” Wozniak was very blunt regarding Steve Jobs’s role in developing the Apple I and Apple II computers – the two devices to which Wozniak is attributed. When it came down to what Jobs contributed to…


Watch Michael Fassbender in the First ‘Steve Jobs’ Movie Trailer

By | May 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Universal Studios released the first trailer of Steve Jobs, the upcoming biopic by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, and it features Michael Fassbender portraying the late Apple cofounder and CEO. This is the second biopic on Jobs, and has been highly anticipated…


5 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Increase Productivity

By | May 16, 2015 at 10:00 am

Building a successful company and driving the team behind it requires a lot of time and effort from startup entrepreneurs. Moreover, with time and monetary constraints thrown into the bag, a lot needs to be getting done in what appears to be shorter periods…


10 of the Most Important Quotes from Tech’s Visionaries

By | Nov 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

The world of technology is driven by talent, creativity, and an undying zest for attaining perfection that eventually shapes our future. Few people who have the ability to amaze and inspire the world with their exclusive set of skills have tried and changed our…



Uberchord: Personal Guitar Teacher in Your Pocket

By | Apr 13, 2015 at 8:00 am

Coming out of Berlin is an app that is trying to disrupt how people learn to play the guitar. The app, called Uberchord (yes…another company with Uber in the name, but this one is actually from Germany, so they get a pass), is known…




Passion: The Biggest Startup Myth

By | Dec 12, 2014 at 9:00 am

What are your favorite startup myths and tall tales? Silicon Valley is not the center of the industry, your local Starbucks is. Minorities, women, and employees over the age of 40 would disagree with the notion that the industry is truly a meritocracy. But…


What Do Entrepreneurs Find So Magnetizing About Steve Jobs?

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 pm

While Steve Jobs’ life was cut tragically short only three years ago, people will be celebrating his legacy and accomplishments for generations to come. He was easily one of the most inspiring people of our time, which is why October 16 will be heralded as…


Here’s How People Responded to the Apple TV Update at Today’s Apple Event

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 6:36 pm

Oh, what? You mean you missed the part in the Apple Event when they talked about the Apple TV update? Where were you? Eating lunch? Too bad – it was great and wholly nonexistent… Despite rumors, predictions, and expectations for an Apple TV update…


Startup Founders Share Their Favorite Steve Jobs Quotes

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

Today we are celebrating the legendary and visionary co-founder Steve Jobs. In California, Governor Brown dubbed October 16th as Steve Jobs Day back in 2011. In the spirit of celebration, Tech Cocktail asked startup founders and entrepreneurs to share their favorite Steve Jobs quotes….


Former Apple CEO John Sculley Discusses How the Company Sells Experiences [VIDEO]

By | Oct 13, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Before Tim Cook and before Steve Jobs, there was John Sculley. And while he does get a lot of criticism for his role in the company at the time, Sculley was the CEO of Apple from 1983 to 1993 (in 1985, he kicked out…


20 Tech Pioneers to Celebrate Instead of Christopher Columbus

By | Oct 13, 2014 at 10:30 am

Happy Columbus Day! Or not. I don’t know. That really depends on your opinion of the holiday and Christopher Columbus himself. Today is designated to be a day for celebrating the anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas. The man – as we’ve all surely…


Steve Jobs to be Featured on a Postage Stamp in 2015

By | Feb 21, 2014 at 9:00 am

Do you know what’s better than buying a new Apple product? Buying an Apple stamp…? Back in 1995, I started a stamp collection. Three years later, during a family visit from New Jersey, the entire collection ultimately found itself all over my bedroom walls…


Simplicity: Quite Simply the Greatest Challenge You Will Ever Face

By | Dec 26, 2013 at 3:00 pm

“That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can…


JOBS Movie Preview and Q&A with Director and Cast

By | Aug 3, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Steve Jobs built a cult following for Apple around the creation of innovative products like the personal computer, music player, mobile phone, and tablet. Products that people didn’t even know they needed. We know a lot of the recent Apple history, but what many…

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Mr Cranky’s Top Tech Stories of 2012

By | Dec 28, 2012 at 11:00 am

What a year it’s been. We saw Facebook, the envy of all startups, fall from grace, and the Jersey-Shore-ification of hustlers, hackers, and designers. 2012 will go down as the year of the Wantrepreneur, the Pret-Angel, the Series A Crunch, and a whole bunch…


Why Apple’s Critics are Wrong

By | Sep 13, 2012 at 7:02 pm

Unfairly, pundits may point toward Apple’s special event yesterday as a sign that a post-Steve Jobs Apple has lost its magic. The company used a special presentation in San Francisco to introduce the iPhone 5, to announce an updated iTunes, to show its revamped…


Five Lessons on Motivation from Serena Williams

By | Aug 7, 2012 at 5:30 pm

What a joyous celebration by Serena Williams upon winning the Olympic gold medal in women’s singles tennis in London.  There she was, at a loss for words, standing center court at the All England Club. Less than a month earlier, Serena had earned $1.4…