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Steve Jobs memorial unveiled in Russia

Jan 9 2013, 12:22pm CST | by

Moscow, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A memorial to renowned tech innovator and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was unveiled in Russian city of St. Petersburg Wednesday.

Moscow, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A memorial to renowned tech innovator and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was unveiled in Russian city of St. Petersburg Wednesday. The monument, a giant replica of a...

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Steve Jobs memorial unveiled in Russia

Jan 9 2013, 12:22pm CST | by

Moscow, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A memorial to renowned tech innovator and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was unveiled in Russian city of St. Petersburg Wednesday.

Moscow, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A memorial to renowned tech innovator and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was unveiled in Russian city of St. Petersburg Wednesday.

The monument, a giant replica of a black, late model iPhone with a screen that displays a photo and video slideshow of Jobs' life, is located in the courtyard of the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics.

On the back, the monument features a QR code which observers can scan before being directed to a website commemorating the Apple co-founder.

The Progress IT Fund held a competition last year to select a designer for the monument. Out of more than 200 project ideas, the fund chose St. Petersburg native Gleb Tarasov's, entitled "Sunny QR Code".

Jobs, credited with helping to build Apple into a computer giant, died in October, 2011 after a long battle with cancer.

Apple products, among them the iPhone and iPad, enjoy widespread popularity among mostly urbanised, middle- and upper-class Russians.

--IANS/RIA Novosti

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3 weeks ago

Christian Bale no longer set to play Steve Jobs in upcoming Aaron Sorkin flick

Nov 3 2014 3:30pm CST | Source: TUAW

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Christian Bale has pulled out of the Aaron Sorkin penned Steve Jobs biopic. The report claims that Bale decided to withdraw from the film because he felt he wasn't right for the role. Sources say Bale, after. ...
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3 weeks ago

Christian Bale Has Reportedly Decided Not to Play Steve Jobs

Nov 3 2014 1:52pm CST | Source: iClarified

Christian Bale will not be Steve Jobs after all, according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter.Sources say Bale, after much deliberation and conflicting feelings, came to the conclusion he was not right for the part and decided to withdraw. The script is said to be divided into three acts that detail Jobs preparing for three presentations that came to define his life and the life of the company he co-founded, lost and came back to.Writer Aaron Sorkin had previously confi ...
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Why is Apple’s Tim Cook the only openly gay CEO of a major US firm?

Nov 3 2014 10:40am CST | Source: Mac Daily News

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3 weeks ago

Tim Cook’s announcement, White House hacked and the rest of this week’s hottest news

Oct 31 2014 1:49pm CDT | Source: Cult of Mac

Since Steve Jobs’ passing plenty of changes have occurred within Apple. In spite of all its differences, Tim Cook has managed to keep the essence of the company the same. With new iPhones, iPads, iMacs, Apple W ...
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Apple forces Samsung to abandon attempts to compete in high-end smartphones

Oct 31 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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3 weeks ago

Former Android head Andy Rubin leaving Google

Oct 31 2014 10:27am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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3 weeks ago

Seth Rogan set to play Woz in upcoming Steve Jobs biopic

Oct 30 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: TUAW

Seth Rogan has been tapped to play the role of Steve Wozniak in Aaron Sorkin's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, Variety reports. The 32-year-old actor, known for his roles in films such as 40 Year Old Virgin and Pineapple Express, will star alongside.. ...
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3 weeks ago

Seth Rogen tapped to play Steve Wozniak in upcoming Jobs biopic

Oct 30 2014 3:47pm CDT | Source: MacNN

Actor Seth Rogen has been cast to star as Steve Wozniak in Sony's upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, sources tell Variety. Rogen is best known for his comedy roles, starring in movies like Neighbors and This is the End, but he has also appeared in dramas such as 50/50. The sources add that Jessica Chastain is under consideration for th ...
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4 weeks ago

Seth Rogen to play Steve Wozniak alongside Christian Bale's Steve Jobs

Oct 30 2014 2:22pm CDT | Source: Apple Insider

Actor Seth Rogen, famous for comedic roles in hits like "Superbad" and "Knocked Up," will reportedly appear in the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic written by Oscar winner Aaron Sorkin, and is set to take on the role of Apple co-founder Steve W ...
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4 weeks ago

Microsoft unveils $199 iOS-compatible fitness band, health app

Oct 30 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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