Tag - QuickTake
Former Mac OS Evangelist Tim Holmes has posted a set of previously-unpublished pictures on photo-sharing service Flickr documenting the evening event at which Steve Jobs was formally introduced as returning to Apple, late on Friday, December 20, 1996. The set of photos was taken with an Apple QuickTake camera, which Holmes notes "Jobs killed within the year." He happened to have the camera on him by chance, as he was unaware of the event's significance ahead of time but had gotten into the habit of carrying it with him everywhere.
Apple in an objection (PDF) late this week hoped to stop Kodak from getting some loans to recover from its bankruptcy status based on patent disputes. The iPhone producer asserted that Kodak, in using its patents as collateral, was using "certain patents" for digital camera technology that were either Apple's or were still the subject of lawsuits. Kodak had "misappropriated" Apple technology and tried to patent it on its own, Apple said, prompting the 2010 countering lawsuit.