Video of Pixar founder as he accepts Steve Jobs’ Disney Legends Award

By Cody Lee on Aug 11, 2013

Back in July, Disney announced that it was going to be honoring Steve Jobs with a Disney Legend Award. The award is the media conglomerate’s highest and most coveted honor, and is reserved for extraordinary visionaries and artists.

Well the award ceremony was held yesterday, in the D23 Expo Arena at the Anaheim Convention Center. And when Pixar founder John Lasseter took the stage to accept the Legend award on Steve Jobs’ behalf, he gave quite the speech…. Read More

 

Apple wins court order blocking class action in anti-poaching lawsuit

By Christian Zibreg on Apr 7, 2013

Apple, along with Google and five other Silicon Valley technology heavy-weights, has won a court order blocking a potentially devastating class-action antitrust lawsuit concerning alleged anti-poaching conspiracy.

Bloomberg reported that U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh Friday denied class action certification over accusations that said companies illegally conspired not to recruit one another’s employees, which the plaintiffs said resulted in their incomes being held down by their employers… Read More

 

Pixar dedicates main campus building to Steve Jobs

By Cody Lee on Nov 7, 2012

The photo above was tweeted last night by a Pixar employee, showing off the film studio’s newly-named building. The CGI production company, which is responsible for animated classics like Toy Story and Finding Nemo, dedicated the main office on its California campus to its former leader, Mr. Steve Jobs… Read More

 

Disney CEO: my job is to build more “brand deposits” than “brand withdrawals”

By Christian Zibreg on May 9, 2012

Disney CEO Bob Iger, who got named to Apple’s board last year, shares some interesting tidbits with Fortune concerning life at Disney and his management style.

He apparently runs the Mickey Mouse house a lot like late Apple CEO Steve Jobs had used to lead the consumer electronics powerhouse he co-founded.

Iger also let us in on how he’d persuaded Disney’s board of directors to greenlight a risky acquisition of Jobs-owned animation studio Pixar, even though the board was unsure whether Pixar was for sale at the time… Read More