steve wozniak

  • Crunch Report | Steve Wozniak Launches Education Platform

    Steve Wozniak launches a new education platform, “Woz U,” Fandango acquires MovieTickets.com and Baidu plans to make lots of autonomous cars in 2021. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Steve Wozniak announces tech education platform Woz U

    Steve Wozniak announces tech education platform Woz U

    Steve Wozniak, the Apple co-founder who changed the world alongside Steve Jobs, has today announced the launch of Woz U. Woz U will start as an online learning platform focused on both students and companies that will eventually hire those students. Woz U is based out of Arizona, and hopes to launch physical locations for learning in more than 30 cities across the globe. Read More

  • The Uber and the frog

    The Uber and the frog

    How the mighty are fallen. Travis Kalanick is out, and Uber has become something of a headless horseman, with no current CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, VP of Engineering, or general counsel. Its alleged valuation has fallen by $18 billion and counting. How did this happen? Or maybe a better question is: how could this not have happened? It really wasn’t so long ago, believe it or not, that Uber… Read More

  • Why the Apple Watch price cut is smart thinking

    Why the Apple Watch price cut is smart thinking

    Last week Apple co-founder and general all-round-nice-guy Steve Wozniak made headlines via a Reddit AMA in which he was quoted as criticizing the Apple Watch for taking the company into “the jewelry market.” This week Apple made a few headlines of its own, including its announcement of a $50 price cut of said smart watch. The new entry level price for picking up Apple’s… Read More

  • Steve Wozniak discusses his inaugural Silicon Valley Comic Con

    Last week I sat down with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to hear about his newest creation, Silicon Valley Comic Con. The event, which will be held this weekend at the San Jose Convention Center, will play host to celebrities like Michael J. Fox, William Shatner and Stan Lee. Woz and his team expect almost 30,000 attendees throughout the weekend. The convention will also feature some… Read More

  • Stop Fearing Artificial Intelligence Crunch Network

    Stop Fearing Artificial Intelligence

    As yet another tech pioneer with no connection to artificial intelligence steps out to voice his fears about AI being catastrophic for the human race, I feel the need respond. While I respect Steve Wozniak’s technological contributions to our culture, I fear that he, like so many others (Musk, Hawking, Gates), is poisoning the well for fear of something he doesn’t truly understand. Read More

  • StartSLC Kicks Off To Support A Burgeoning Utah Tech Culture

    StartSLC Kicks Off To Support A Burgeoning Utah Tech Culture

    A crowd of tech enthusiasts sat warm inside the grand hall of an old train station this last Saturday night, on the west end of downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. They braved the otherwise chilly evening, the traffic and eschewed several other events like the star-studded Sundance to hear the next startup pitch at the state’s biggest ever technology event, StartSLC. An estimated 4,000… Read More

  • Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

    Silicon Valley Moguls Push For Campaign Finance Reform

    When it comes to big money in politics, a group of tech magnates is fighting fire with fire — or super PAC with super PAC — according to a report from Reuters. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman have joined forces with the super PAC MayDay, which aims to reduce the influence… Read More

  • The Woz Uses Cycloramic And An iPhone 5 To Street View His Kitchen

    The Woz Uses Cycloramic And An iPhone 5 To Street View His Kitchen

    There are only two excuses for using the term “amazeballs!“: you’re Zooey Deschanel and you star in the hit TV sitcom New Girl, or you’ve just witnessed the Cycloramic app in action. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is even fascinated with the app, which takes a 360-degree video on its own, without the help or support of a tripod, special case or accessory of any kind. Read More