Menu
Report: Steve Jobs bashes Google, Adobe

Report: Steve Jobs bashes Google, Adobe

Apple's CEO Steve Jobs has hit out at industry giants Google and Adobe according to reports.

Wired magazine at the weekend, claimed that Jobs didn't mince words during a rare Town Hall style get-together for employees at Apple HQ following the launch last week of Apple's new iPad device.

Wired claims, "according to a person who was there who could not be named because this person is not authorised by Apple to speak with the press" that Google are out to kill the iPhone. Google recently unveiled its own Android-powered handset, the Nexus One.

"We did not enter the search business, Jobs said. They entered the phone business. Make no mistake they want to kill the iPhone. We won't let them, he says."

According to Wired, Jobs also took a swipe at Adobe, whose Flash won't be available on the iPad, or for that matter, the iPhone and iPod touch, for the foreseeable future. "They are lazy, Jobs says. They have all this potential to do interesting things but they just refuse to do it" Wired claims Jobs said.

"Apple does not support Flash because it is so buggy, he says. Whenever a Mac crashes more often than not it's because of Flash. No one will be using Flash, he says. The world is moving to HTML5."

MacRumors added to the alleged Jobs quotes, claiming the Apple CEO also covered the next iPhone - an "A+ update" - the Lala acquisition, Blu-ray and next generation Macs.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags steve jobsGoogleadobeinternational news

Featured

Slideshows

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

HP honoured leading partners across the channel at the Partner Awards 2017 in New Zealand, recognising excellence across the entire print and personal systems portfolio.

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ
Tech industry comes together as Lexel celebrates turning 30

Tech industry comes together as Lexel celebrates turning 30

Leading figures within the technology industry across New Zealand came together to celebrate 30 years of success for Lexel Systems, at a milestone birthday occasion at St Matthews in the City.​

Tech industry comes together as Lexel celebrates turning 30
HP re-imagines education through Auckland event launch

HP re-imagines education through Auckland event launch

HP New Zealand held an inaugural Evolve Education event at Aotea Centre in Auckland, welcoming over 70 principals, teachers and education experts to explore ways of shaping and enhancing learning using technology.

HP re-imagines education through Auckland event launch
Show Comments