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Topic: Steve Jobs

Bill Buxton of Microsoft Research calls Steve Jobs' patents a lesson for CEOs

09/21/2011, 06:09 pm

Steve Jobs' name wasn't just slapped on a variety of Apple patents, but rather the depth of his contributions as chief executive of Apple offers a lesson for other leaders.

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Steve Jobs resignation has little effect on Apple product demand - report

09/13/2011, 09:09 pm

Consumer demand for Apple products is unlikely to be impacted by the resignation of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, says one of two new studies, while the other reaffirms that the iPad will continue “dominating” the enterprise tablet market for the foreseeable future.

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Google's Schmidt says he's a 'very proud former board member' of Apple [u]

09/02/2011, 10:09 am

In a new interview, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt complimented the job Steve Jobs did as Apple's chief executive, and said he considers himself a "very proud" former member of Apple's board of directors [updated].

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U2 singer Bono praises philanthropy of Apple's Steve Jobs

09/02/2011, 09:09 am

Bono, the frontman for the band U2, spoke out this week in praise of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, lauding his numerous contributions to AIDS research.

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Consumer perception of Apple improves after Steve Jobs resignation

09/01/2011, 04:09 pm

Suggesting the Apple brand is bigger than the company's iconic founder, a daily tracking survey has found that consumer perception of Apple actually improved following the resignation of Steve Jobs.

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Steve Jobs' biological father wants to finally meet son

08/30/2011, 06:08 pm

Steve Jobs’ biological father says he lives in hope that he'll have the opportunity to acquaint with his long-lost son, even if its just for one cup of coffee, but refuses to be the one to reach out to the Apple co-founder.

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Third Apple co-founder sold 10% stake to avoid paper pushing, risk

08/27/2011, 12:08 am

Ron Wayne, the Apple co-founder who sold his 10 percent stake in Apple for just $2,300, said in an interview this week that he backed out of the company because he feared his role would involve shuffling papers for the rest of his life.

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Salesforce chief gave Steve Jobs “App Store” trademark as token of appreciation

08/26/2011, 06:08 pm

Salsesforce chief executive Marc Benioff revealed this week that he handed over his firm's “App Store” trademark to Apple as a way of thanking co-founder Steve Jobs for personal insight and support over the years.

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Apple suppliers anticipate 'minimal' impact from Steve Jobs' resignation

08/25/2011, 11:08 pm

According to sources at Apple's major suppliers, including Foxconn and Quanta, Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO of the company will have "little impact" on orders due to his successor Tim Cook's wealth of operations experience.

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Portfolio of over 300 patents underscores Steve Jobs' attention to detail

08/25/2011, 07:08 pm

Steve Jobs' penchant for striking industrial designs, meticulous work ethic, and his influence on lives of all those living in the 21st century are exemplified in an unparalleled portfolio of more than 300 patents to which his name is credited.

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Authorized Steve Jobs biography will include resignation details

08/25/2011, 01:08 pm

The authorized biography of Steve Jobs is still on track for release this November, and the book will include details on his resignation as Apple CEO from Jobs' perspective.

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New Apple CEO Tim Cook e-mails employees: 'Our best years lie ahead'

08/25/2011, 10:08 am

Following his ascension to the role of Apple CEO, Tim Cook on Thursday sent out a company-wide e-mail assuring employees that nothing will change at Apple.

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Post-Steve Jobs Apple likened to departures of Walt Disney, Henry Ford

08/25/2011, 08:08 am

The resignation of Steve Jobs as Apple CEO is a significant event for the company, but similar to the departures of visionaries in years past like Henry Ford and Walt Disney, Apple is expected to go on without Jobs.

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On resignation day, Steve Jobs worked a full day at Apple HQ

08/25/2011, 07:08 am

Despite this week's resignation by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there has reportedly been no outward indication that his health has worsened, and the company co-founder even worked a full day on Wednesday.

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Steve Jobs expected to remain on Disney Board after resigning as Apple boss

08/25/2011, 01:08 am

According to a person familiar with the matter, Steve Jobs will remain on the board of directors of Walt Disney Co. even after resigning as CEO from Apple.

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Wall Street expects smooth transition from Steve Jobs to Tim Cook

08/24/2011, 11:08 pm

Responding to the news that Steve Jobs is stepping down as Apple CEO, Wall Street analysts affirmed the company's position, predicting a relatively uneventful transition for the company and calling Tim Cook "the ideal candidate" for the role.

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New Apple chief Tim Cook regarded as operational genius

08/24/2011, 09:08 pm

Apple's newly-appointed CEO Tim Cook has been praised as an operations mastermind who, despite lacking Steve Jobs' charisma and vision, can keep the company's momentum going long after receiving the reins.

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Steve Jobs resignation letter mocks idea that board had no succession plan

08/24/2011, 07:08 pm

In a public letter to Apple's board resigning as chief executive, Steve Jobs wrote "I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple," a barb that appears to mock the notion that Apple had no plans in place to account for his departure.

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Though on leave since January, Steve Jobs stayed visible at Apple

08/24/2011, 07:08 pm

Despite relinquishing his day-to-day duties at Apple back in January, Steve Jobs has remained a major force at Apple in 2011, introducing key products and negotiating blockbuster deals.

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Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO, Tim Cook takes over

08/24/2011, 06:08 pm

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs announced on Wednesday that he is no longer fit to serve as the company's chief executive officer, officially resigning from the position, which has been filled by Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook.

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