San Francisco MOMA to honor Apple’s Jony Ive with Lifetime Achievement award

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Jony Ive, Apple’s revered Senior Vice President of Design, is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement award from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). The 2014 SFMOMA award will be presented to Ive on October 30th, and Ive will follow a legendary list of previous recipients that includes Star Wars creator George Lucas. In a statement, the Museum calls Ive “our generation’s most innovative and influential figure in the field of industrial design:”

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Eddy Cue accepts award on behalf of Steve Jobs, with very personal speech [Video]

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Apple senior VP Eddy Cue has tweeted a link to a video in which he accepted on behalf of Steve Jobs induction into the Bay Area Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was created by the Bay Area Council to recognize prominent entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay area.

The 14-minute video (below) contains some memorable Steve Jobs clips, a message from his friend and Intuit chairman/Apple Board memeber William Campbell – and an emotional speech by Eddy Cue, in which he talks of what Steve meant to him as both a friend and a colleague …  Read more