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Friday Jul 11 | Cult of Mac Blog

How Sony stood up to Steve Jobs' wage-fixing schemes at Pixar

Steve Jobs may have been part of some of the biggest tech revolutions of the past forty years, but he was also part of an illegal attempt to suppress employee wages by way of a massive no-poaching agreement with other tech giants.

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

Friday Jul 11 | Michael Tsai's Weblog

Pixar Wage-Fixing Cartel

A top Pixar producer reveals in her email that Catmull had in fact flown down to Sony Animation and met with the two co-heads, Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandy Rabins, to rope Sony into the non-recruitment cartel.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Steve Jobs

Friday Jul 11 | Forbes.com

Why Pixar President Ed Catmull's New Book Is One Of The Best Reads On Creative Leadership

At first glance, the new book about Pixar, Creativity, Inc. , seems like a deluxe version of the account of creative enterprise and management with which we have become increasingly familiar.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Brainwagon

Two more pictures from my foamcore 4 -5 camera...

Here are two more photos I took at last night's camera workshop. I wanted to take something slightly more beautiful than a selfie, so I chose the Luxo statue outside the Steve Jobs building at Pixar, and some white flowers from the garden.

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Related Topix: Steve Jobs, Pixar, Media

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Autoblog

How GM almost screwed up Toy Story, Cars, Monsters Inc. and more

General Motors came within one week of buying Pixar in 1985, and would have subsumed the then-fledgling computer company to use its technology to help aid car designs.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Computers, Autos

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Atlantic

Toy Story Was Originally Going to Feature G.I. Joe and Barbie

If you were to see an early version of the movie's script, you probably wouldn't be able to recognize the film we know today.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, Pixar, Media, US Politics, US News, Entertainment

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Pixar vs. Disney, Who will be the Animators for the 21st Century?

Point of order, Disney does now own Pixar as of 2006, in a $4.7 Billion acquisition.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Marketing

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Palo Alto Weekly

Connecting creative minds

Construction of the McMurtry Building -- one of three recent projects aimed at creating an "arts district" on the Stanford campus -- is well underway and poised to be completed on schedule, and, according to the head of the university's arts programs, the new facility is eagerly anticipated.

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Related Topix: Pixar, Media

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Utah Business

Rocky Mountain Leadership Conference: Transformation Key in Business, Life

When it comes to business, transformation is integral to companies, business professionals and entrepreneurs who want to remain successful.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, Pixar, Media, Ipad

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Apple Watch: ToyTalk

The last developer I was able to visit in San Francisco was the little ToyTalk shop.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Family, Kids, iPhone, Opinion

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Disney: Excellent Growth, But At What Price?

Walt Disney was an amazing innovator. With the seamless integration of Disney's animated content, Disneyland, television, and merchandise, he also developed an "ecosystem" long before ecosystems were the standard for the technology companies of today.

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Related Topix: Walt Disney, Television, Media

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Official Google Blog

Things you love are Made with Code

Miral is a hip hop dancer and choreographer who lights up stages across the country.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Harvard Business School

Leading Innovation is the Art of Creating 'Collective Genius'

As Harvard Business School Professor Linda A. Hill began to dig into the scholarship around leadership and innovation, she soon realized there was a lot of research on both.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Marketing, Burbank, CA, Business News

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