Remains of the Day: Job one
Your first clip of the first Steve Jobs movie awaits; Disney’s CEO got harsh words from his Apple counterpart; and dude, you’re getting a solution to all Dell’s problems. The remainders for Thursday, January 24, 2013 are not left-handed.
Sundance 2013: First Look of Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in ‘jOBS’ (Entertainment Weekly)
The first clip of what we’re sure will be Ashton Kutcher’s tour de force as Steve Jobs is online, and it features him arguing with Josh Gad’s Steve Wozniak. Only problem? Steve Wozniak has apparently said that the scene as pictured never happened. Whoa, whoa, whoa—are you suggesting that a movie may have somehow fictionalized something, Steve?
Speaking of the late Apple CEO, Disney chief executive Bob Iger revealed during an onstage interview this week that Jobs would call him to tell him if he saw a Disney movie that sucked. So. Uh. Guess Bob got a few calls then.
From Apple’s past CEO to its current: Tim Cook reportedly sent a message out to the company’s employees, congratulation them on the current quarter and inviting them to a Town Hall meeting with a Q&A session. I would give $20 to the employee who asks Tim for a little color on the guidance for next quarter.
‘Dell Dude’ Says He Can Fix Dell (Bloomberg)
He’s baaaaaaaaack. Dustin “Dude, you’re getting a Dell” Curtis says he’s got the cure for what ails the declining PC maker. In an email to Bloomberg’s Mark Milian, Curtis says: “If they brought me back, their sales, stock and media presence would skyrocket. That is by FAR the smartest move they could make.” So…I guess what he’s saying is we should shut the company down and give the money back to him?