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Topic: Steve Jobs

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Apple CEO Steve Jobs has met personally with mega-carrier China Mobile

08/18/2011, 11:08 am

As Apple looks to ink an iPhone deal with China Mobile, the largest mobile provider in the world, a new report reveals that company co-founder Steve Jobs has met personally with executives from the carrier on a number of occasions.


Biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs to arrive in November [u]

08/15/2011, 09:08 pm

The authorized biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson is reportedly set to arrive on Nov. 21, 2011, ahead of its original release date of early 2012 [updated with full book jacket image].


WSJ: Apple board members have informally explored CEO succession options

07/19/2011, 04:07 pm

Members of Apple's executive board have reportedly discussed succession plans with outside consultants in the event that Steve Jobs can no longer run the company, though Jobs himself has characterized details in a new report from The Wall Street Journal as "hogwash."


Authorized Steve Jobs biography gets 'more elegant' title

07/05/2011, 10:07 pm

Dissatisfied with the working title of his authorized biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs, author Walter Isaacson has decided to follow the design philosophy of his subject and go with a "simpler and more elegant" title.


Facebook's Zuckerberg modeled early management style after Steve Jobs

06/25/2011, 10:06 pm

According to one of Facebook's early employees, founder Mark Zuckerberg admired Apple CEO Steve Jobs and modeled his early management style after Jobs' "aggressive" style.


'CNBC Titans' biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs airs Thursday night

06/22/2011, 02:06 pm

The season premiere of "CNBC Titans" will kick off this Thursday at 9 p.m. when the program offers an unauthorized look at Apple's iconic chief executive, Steve Jobs.


Neighboring cities amenable to Apple's proposed Cupertino mega-campus

06/19/2011, 11:06 pm

The initial response from neighboring mayors toward Apple's unveiling of plans for a massive new campus in Cupertino, Calif., has been positive, despite a history of "border wars" between cities.


Photos show major renovations in progress at Apple's Fifth Ave store

06/16/2011, 03:06 pm

This week, Apple began construction to replace the iconic 32-foot glass cube at its heavily trafficked retail store on Fifth Avenue, and AppleInsider offers a first look at the work in progress.


Secret retail documents show Apple's 'intensive control,' meticulous planning

06/15/2011, 09:06 am

A new look at secret documents and details related to Apple's highly successful retail operations reveals inside information on the employee interview process, pay rates, training and store rules.