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Steve Jobs knighthood pooh-poohed by Gordon Brown?

Heard the one about Gordon Brown pooh-poohing Steve Jobs? As if we couldn't blame poor old Gordon for enough already, it's reported he denied the Apple chief a knighthood.

By March 2, 2011

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Report: Steve Jobs came close to knighthood

The U.K.'s Telegraph reports that Apple's white knight had the chance to officially add a new title to his name: sir. But in 2009, he apparently lanced his chances.

By March 1, 2011

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Apple's Jony Ive knighted, discusses 'quest for simplicity'

Apple's British design guru receives a knighthood today, and has spoken about the Californian company's design philosophy.

By May 23, 2012

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History's first OMG directed at Winston Churchill?

Turns out the oft-used abbreviation has its origins in a British Naval dialogue.

By August 16, 2012

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Apple's Jony Ive wins gold Blue Peter badge

Jony Ive has won a gold Blue Peter badge in a glimpse behind the scenes at Apple.

By February 15, 2013

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Samsung S3 stars in Olympics opening, alongside Sony, HTC...

Samsung's Galaxy S3 is the official handset of the games, but shared screen time with lots of others at last night's opening ceremony.

By July 28, 2012

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Apple designer Ive becomes Sir Jony

Jonathan Ive, the industrial designer behind iconic products like the MacBook, the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, is named a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.

By December 31, 2011

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Apple's Jony Ive knighted in New Year Honours list

Apple's design supremo is now Sir Jonathan, thanks to the honour. He described it as "absolutely thrilling."

By December 31, 2011

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iSteve: The Book of Jobs to tell Steve's story in old-fashioned book form

The story of Apple boss Steve Jobs is being told in a new book to be published next year, entitled -- inevitably -- iSteve: The Book of Jobs.

By April 11, 2011

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Steve Jobs is responsible for killing the music business, says Jon Bon Jovi

Shot through the heart, and you're to blame: Steve Jobs gives music a bad name. Poodle-haired rocker Jon Bon Jovi blames the Apple boss personally for "killing the music business".

By March 15, 2011