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Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

Antitrust Probe Into Tech Wages Called Hearsay

Apple and fellow tech giants asked a federal judge to exclude Justice Department evidence in a contentious wage dispute, calling the consent decree inadmissible "hearsay."

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, ITA Software, Core Security Technologies, Intuit, Pixar, Media

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

12 Places In Pixar Movies That Actually Exist In Real Life

An Easter egg, as it relates to movies, is when the movie's creators hide something in the film that's an intentional inside joke.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

KNDO

Did Steve Jobs lower your salary?

For years, Google and Apple had a gentlemen's agreement not to poach one another's employees.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Steve Jobs, Apple, Pixar, Media

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fast Company

How Steve Jobs Changed Pixar And Pixar Changed Steve Jobs

The public perception of Steve Jobs is dominated by tales of his genius punctuated with tales of perfectionism, temper, and general jerkiness.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Business News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

ONTARIO: Ice show - 100 Years of Magic' retraces Disney's history

Take more than 60 characters and 24 songs from 18 Disney and Pixar movies including "The Lion King," "Mulan," "Aladdin," "Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story," "Finding Nemo" and "The Incredibles," add an enchanted castle and a large skating rink and you get "Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic."

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Walt Disney, Canoga Park, CA, Bakersfield, CA

Courthouse News Service

'Sandbagging' Decried in Action Over Tech Wages

The high-stakes wage dispute hanging over Apple and other tech giants will feature much of the proffered expert testimony, though a federal judge scolded workers for attempting to "sandbag" the defense with new analysis.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Pixar, Media, Steve Jobs

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Pixar co-founder to talk about quest for "Creativity" at BAM/PFA event

Once upon a time, a young man helped build an empire in a forlorn, largely forgotten corner of the world.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Sport Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Cars, Steve Jobs, Finding Nemo, Drama Movies, Adventure, Up

KurzweilAI.net

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

From Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in business-sure to appeal to readers of Daniel Pink, Tom Peters, and Chip and Dan Heath.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Steve Jobs, Startups, Pixar Animation Studios, University of Utah

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Canada.com

Is Pixar having a mid-life crisis?

Ed Catmull, President of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, executive producer John Lasseter, actors Dane Cook, Priyanka Chopra, Cedric The Entertainer, Teri Hatcher, director Klay Hall, Anthony Edwards, producer Traci Balthazor-Flynn, comedian Gabriel Iglesias, Stacy Keach, Carlos Alazraqui and Robert Craig Smith attend the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Planes, Startups, Pixar Animation Studios, Dane Cook, Stacy Keach

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Salon

Pixar chief: "All of our films start out as disasters"

Pixar released "Toy Story" nearly 24 years ago - the first full-length film created entirely with computer animation.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Computers, Steve Jobs

7x7

East Bay Gems Hidden Inside Pixar Movies

If you said you hated Pixar movies, you'd be lying. With the exception of Cars all their movies showcase storytelling at its finest.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Emeryville, CA, Richmond, CA, Oakland, CA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Pixar's Ed Catmull sounds off on animating creativity

It might be a worthy goal for manufacturing aircraft, perhaps, but it doesn't work in getting an education or writing a book or making animated movies, says Ed Catmull, the president of Pixar and Disney animation companies.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Science, Computer Science, University of Utah, Computers, New York Institute of Technology

MacRumors

Pixar President: 'Steve Jobs Changed Pixar Even as Pixar Changed Him'

Steve Jobs is best known as the co-founder of Apple and the man who spurred the company to greatness, but he also co-founded Pixar Animation Studios , another company that's both highly successful and widely admired for the quality animated movies that it produces.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Pixar Animation Studios

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Berkeley: Pixar co-founder to talk about quest for "Creativity" at BAM/PFA event

Once upon a time, a young man helped build an empire in a forlorn, largely forgotten corner of the world.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Berkeley, CA, Sport Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Cars, Steve Jobs, Finding Nemo, Drama Movies, Adventure

Examiner.com

Hans Christian Andersen Award Winners

Following its recent release in Japan, Disney's Frozen is now the highest-grossing animated movie of all time.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Libraries

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Best summer blockbusters: 'Toy Story 3' is No. 20

Pixar must have known what it was doing when it scheduled Toy Story 3 for Fathers' Day weekend 2010, over a decade after the release of Toy Story 2 .

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Related Topix: Toy Story 3, Pixar, Media, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Toy Story 2, Adventure, Kids

Silicon Alley Insider

15 Things You Didn't Know About Pixar

It's named for the Apple icon because he was the brain behind the building's collaboration-inducing structure .

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Computers

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Groong

Calendar of Events - 03/27/2014

GROONG's Calendar of events ========================================= What: Elevate 2014 Leadership Development Conference When: Mar 29 2014 9am Where: Fletcher Jones Foundation Auditorium Woodbury University, 7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506 Misc: The Elevate 2014 Leadership Conference is the second annual event held by Woodbury ... (more)

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Related Topix: Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, Glendale, CA, La-Crescenta, CA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Inside Bay Area

DVDs: "Frozen" flies high; "Mr. Banks" a bore

While the Pixar / Disney marriage seems to be diluting the quality of movies produced by our friends in Emeryville, the infusion of fresh blood into the Disney side is resulting in better animated films from the Mouse House.

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Related Topix: Idina Menzel, Family, Kids

Fast Company

Building The Next Pixar

Some of Pixar's most illustrious alums, steeped for decades in Pixar's potent creative culture, reveal how they apply the company's philosophies of success to their own ventures--and you can, too.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, A Bug's Life, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Sport Movies, Cars, Marketing, Business News

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