Haven’t watched Steve Jobs yet? Read the script here


The latest Hollywood take on Steve Jobs' life is fueling a battle over the Apple leader's legacy.
Universal has released the screenplay for Steve Jobs.
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Based on the sadly dismal box office cash it’s failed to drum up, statistically few of you have seen Steve Jobs, Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s semi-biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling 2011 biography of Apple’s late CEO.

Well, if you want to get a taste of what you’re missing — or simply want to revisit Sorkin’s dialog-heavy screenplay — now you can, because Universal Pictures has made the entire 190-page script available to read for free online.

Apple has crucial deal in place to bring Apple Pay to China


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Apple Pay is on the verge of arriving in China.
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Apple has come to a preliminary agreement with China UnionPay to introduce Apple Pay in China through UnionPay’s point-of-sales network.

The deal — which builds on this week’s report that Apple Pay will be coming to China by February 2016 — will help UnionPay and Chinese banks to fend off third-party payment services like those belonging to Alibaba and Tencent.

Banks will spend big to take on Apple Pay


Apple raked in the cash last quarter.
Spare a thought for the poor bankers.
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Having recently arrived in Canada and Australia, and with plans underway for a February launch in China, it’s safe to say that Apple Pay is taking over the NFC payments world.

Which is exactly why, according to a new report, banks are ramping up their technology budgets in order to compete — concerned that tech companies like Apple could outgun them on the payments front.

Want a job at Apple? Here are 10 of the toughest interview questions


Apple's spaceship campus isn't big enough for all its Silicon Valley employees.
Want a shot at working here? Better get these answers correct first.
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We alternately praise and criticize the folks at Apple depending on whether they just created the iPhone or Apple Maps, but there’s no doubting that it’s a company which employs some pretty darn smart guys and gals.

Whether you’ve ever dreamed of joining Cupertino, or just want to scramble your brain and break out in a cold sweat at some nightmare interview questions, check out a selection of ten of the toughest brainteasers to be asked in genuine Apple interviews, courtesy of job site Glassdoor.