Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson Says Apple is No Longer the Most Innovative Company

In a recent interview with CNBC, Steve Jobs' biographer and CEO of Aspen Institute Walter Isaacson has said that "Apple is no longer the most innovative of companies”. He continued that although the iPhone maker is still "good at execution”, companies like Google and Amazon are the new leaders. "The innovation in the virtual assistant space, for example, is...

Universal Pictures to Release Steve Jobs Biopic on October 9

Universal Pictures is set to release the long-anticipated Steve Jobs biopic on October 9. The movie, which is based on Walter Isaacson’s official biography of Jobs, is being directed by Danny Boyle. Michael Fassbender will play the role of Steve Jobs and Seth Rogen will play the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Kate Winslet,...

Walter Isaacson Says Steve Jobs Would Have Bought Beats [VIDEO]

Walter Isaacson, the acclaimed author of Steve Jobs’ biography, has said in an interview on CNBC earlier today that the Apple founder would have gone with the Beats deal as well, Fortune is reporting. He argued that Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine and Jobs had bonded over their shared love of music, and that Jobs would have been interested...

Walter Isaacson: Google is Innovating at a Higher Rate Than Apple

Today, Walter Isaacson, the author of the best-selling biography “Steve Jobs,” told CNBC’s Squawk Box that Google’s acquisition of Nest Labs is a bigger news story than Apple selling iPhones in China on the world’s largest carrier, China Mobile. Isaacson acknowledged that Apple’s effort to get the iPhone on China Mobile is a “big deal,”...