Steve Jobs: A life and death that touched people

Culture 07/02/19, 08:04

Steve Jobs had liver transplant surgery in 2009 and died two years later. His untimely passing saddened people all over the world, but in his final years, he had no regrets. Earlier in 2009, Apple President Steve Jobs had been diagnosed with terminal-stage liver cancer. The doctor told him that liver ...

Santa Fe Opera announces plans to stage world premieres

Entertainment 05/08/19, 18:12

World-premiere operas derived from the gender-bending Broadway hit "M. Butterfly" and from meditations on Victorian-era repression in Bram Stroker's "Dracula" are coming to the Santa Fe Opera and its open-air stage in the high desert.Opera General Director Robert Meya on Wednesday announced upcoming productions for 2020 that include retooled staples ...

Apple opens new chapter as iPhone sales fall and stock sinks

Tech 01/29/19, 16:40

Apple hoped to offset slowing demand for iPhones by raising the prices of its most important product, but that strategy seems to have backfired after sales drooped during the holiday shopping season.Now, CEO Tim Cook is grappling with his toughest challenge since replacing co-founder Steve Jobs 7 ½ years ago. ...

Sundance: Documentary dives deep into the fraud of Theranos

Health 01/25/19, 00:22

Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney has always been interested in the psychology of fraud and self-deception. So when HBO CEO Richard Plepler and Graydon Carter proposed that he look into the blood-testing startup Theranos and its charismatic young leader Elizabeth Holmes, saying yes was a "no-brainer."The film, "The Inventor: Out for ...

Disney animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull to retire

Entertainment 10/23/18, 15:18

Ed Catmull, the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios since 2006, is retiring next year. The Walt Disney Company says Tuesday that the 73-year-old Pixar co-founder will remain in an advisory role through July 2019.Robert Iger, Disney's chairman and CEO, said in a statement that Catmull's impact on ...

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