Steve Wozniak

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Apple's Wozniak Dumps Facebook: 'More Negatives Than Positives'

Apple co-founder has deactivated his account over data commotion

(Newser) - One of the biggest names in tech says he's defecting from one of tech's biggest platforms. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told USA Today in an email Sunday he's leaving Facebook due to privacy concerns in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data-mining scandal. "Users provide every... More »

Steve Wozniak Launching His Own School

Welcome to Woz U

(Newser) - Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple, and now he's getting into the education game. “Our goal is to educate and train people in employable digital skills without putting them into years of debt,” Wozniak says in a press release announcing the launch of Woz U. “People often are... More »

Why Steve Wozniak Feeds His Dog Filet

His reasoning has to do with our eventual robot overlords

(Newser) - Life is good for Steve Wozniak's dog, who eats filet mignon and chicken for dinner each night. The Apple co-founder started the practice, he explained at Austin's Freescale technology forum yesterday , once he realized that robots will one day take over the world and make us humans their... More »

Why Steve Wozniak Hates the First Steve Jobs Movie Clip

Scene from 'jOBS' isn't accurate, he complains (but later cools down)

(Newser) - The first clip from the Steve Jobs movie jOBS came out this week , and one of the main players isn't too happy. Steve Wozniak complains to Gizmodo that the clip (with Ashton Kutcher as Jobs) isn't accurate. Here's a sample:
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Wozniak Gets 2 New iPhones, in Australia

He takes his line-waiting to a whole new level

(Newser) - He could pull some strings and get a special delivery to his front door, but where's the fun in that? Instead Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak continued his tradition of waiting in line for the latest iPhone —and this time he did so in Australia, reports Mashable . "I... More »

Inside Steve Wozniak's 50-Pound Travel Bag

Electronics, accessories, even pencils: Woz says he needs them all

(Newser) - You may think your laptop computer, e-reader, and cell phone are too much to carry, but they're nothing compared to the contents of Steve Wozniak's hulking 50-pound backback. The Apple co-founder writes on Gizmodo that his amazing uber-pack may seem "abnormal for me but, to the contrary,... More »

Steve Wozniak First in Line as iPad Arrives

Hundreds gather at Apple stores worldwide

(Newser) - The new iPad is here, and once again, Steve Wozniak is first in line for the latest Apple gadget. Sure, the Apple co-founder could get his hands on one without waiting in line, notes Mashable , but "it's become a ritual," he says in Los Angeles. "I... More »

Founding Apple Papers Sell for $1.6M

1976 contract goes way beyond estimates

(Newser) - A modest business contract signed about 35 years ago sold for a staggering $1.6 million at Sotheby's today, more than 10 times the highest estimate. It is, of course, the deal signed by Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs, and a poor soul named Ronald Wayne that founded Apple, reports... More »

The Poor Tale of Apple's 3rd Founder

Ron Wayne sold his 10% stake for just $800

(Newser) - You know Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak as Apple's founders, but you probably don't know the tale of third founder Ron Wayne. The Chicago Tribune presents the somewhat sad story of the then 42-year-old, who designed the original logo and wrote the manual for the Apple I computer—but got... More »

Woz Could Win Dancing With Geek Power

(Newser) - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is competing on Dancing With the Stars, and with the right kind of support, he just might win, David Zeiler writes in the Baltimore Sun. Woz’s appearance on the show could animate the Apple faithful to actually watch and vote, and “win it for... More »

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