Ep. 49: Steve Jobs returns, first Win 7 TV spots and the Beatles/Dreamcast connection Video
On September 9, Steve Jobs returned to the public eye in his first major launch announcement since his medical leave and subsequent liver transplant surgery. At the event, he announced a new line of iPods, some with video cameras, new digital formats for music and videos, and, sadly, nothing from the Beatles. Rafe Needleman hosts, with Donald Bell, Erica Ogg, and Greg Sandoval.
During a conversation at a Churchill Club event, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer embraces change and says Microsoft is growing in terms of percentage growth, absolute growth and growth relative to the competition.
Steve jobs picks a digital beef, or digibeef, with Adobe over Apple's holdout on Flash, Palm and HP get married, we talk about the Sony Dash and whether or not we will give it to our mama's for Mother's day. Also, Natali knows nothing about the Boy Scouts, and Donald knows way too much about Lifetime, Television for Women. And Natali is also a little too familiar with iPhone Apps for those over 17.
At Macworld 2006, Steve Jobs introduces his company's first products with Intel chips...and then he's joined onstage by the Intel CEO in a funny suit. We're not kidding.\r\n
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells moderator Roger McNamee of Elevation Partners there will be no overnight transformations but that his company is persistent and will offer healthy competition in the ad space. When asked about whether there is anything about Google that makes him think they're nuts, he says "yes".
This ad features "Terry" as a fictional overzealous office manager who "punishes" co-workers who perform poorly or exhibit selfish behavior. Reebok originally aired this spot on Super Bowl Sunday, January 26, 2003.
Mark Licea and the CNET TV crew check out what's hot at the Best Buy and Circuit City stores in New York City.
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's CEO, speaks with CNET News.com's Ina Fried about Vista's critics and the European Union's regulatory rulings.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells Silicon Valley's Churchill Club that his company will have to raise the bar on security for Windows in the aftermath of MSBlast.
Steve Ballmer talks about Apple's niche, Zune's app potential, and what's up with that Courier tablet.