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Laurene Powell Jobs ready to invest more in journalism, says democracy at risk

03/01/2019, 11:03 pm

Laurene Powell Jobs, billionaire philanthropist and wife of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, on Friday said she is willing to sink more money into journalistic endeavors in an effort to protect democracy.

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Laurene Powell Jobs' Emerson Collective contributing to $100M funding round for Boom Supersonic

01/08/2019, 02:01 pm

The Emerson Collective -- an organization headed by Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs -- is one of a number of investors to take part in a $100 million round of funding for Boom, a company attempting to create an economically-viable supersonic airliner.

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Kanye West makes bizarre claim about the 'YZY' brand being part of Apple

10/01/2018, 11:10 am

In a series of seemingly unprompted Tweets, Kanye West calls Steve Jobs a hero and claims his for-profit firm is actually a non-profit arm of Apple.

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Laurene Powell Jobs buys 20% stake in company that owns Washington Wizards & Capitals

10/03/2017, 03:10 pm

Billionaire philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, who is still a significant stakeholder in both Apple and Disney, will enter into the professional sports business, taking a 20 percent share of the company that owns Washington D.C.'s Wizards basketball team and Capitals hockey team.

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Laurene Powell Jobs's Emerson Collective buys majority stake in The Atlantic

07/28/2017, 10:07 am

The Emerson Collective -- an organization led by Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of former Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs -- is buying a majority stake in The Atlantic, one of the longest-running publications in the U.S.

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White House looks to Apple's Cook, other tech CEOs to shape STEM education policy

07/26/2017, 09:07 pm

The Trump administration is looking to tech sector elites to help shape funding policy for science, technology, engineering and math public school education programs.

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Laurene Powell Jobs discusses immigration, education in interview

06/01/2017, 02:06 am

Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, sat down for a rare interview at the Code Conference on Wednesday to discuss philanthropic initiatives tied to her foundation, the Emerson Collective, immigration, education, the intersection of media and tech, and more.

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Laurene Powell Jobs to detail philanthropic efforts at Code conference

04/27/2017, 09:04 am

Laurene Powell Jobs, wife of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, will be making an appearance at May's Code conference to discuss her trust's philanthropic efforts.

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Apple's Cook & Cue make Vanity Fair 'New Establishment' list as Cook pays tribute to Steve Jobs

10/05/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple executives Tim Cook and Eddy Cue both claimed spots in Vanity Fair's annual "New Establishment" list on Wednesday, even as Cook once again paid tribute to his famous predecessor -- Steve Jobs -- on the fifth anniversary of his death.

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Laurene Powell Jobs donates $100M to reinvent US high schools

09/16/2016, 12:09 am

Laurene Powell Jobs, president of the Emerson Collective charity and widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, this week awarded ten high schools $10 million each as part of a project to foster innovative ideas in education.

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Laurene Powell Jobs 'repeatedly' tried to halt Universal's Steve Jobs film, report says

10/05/2015, 11:10 am

Laurene Powell Jobs -- the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs -- reportedly tried several times to halt the development of the Universal biopic about her former husband.

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Steve Ballmer outbids group including Laurene Powell Jobs for ownership of LA Clippers

05/30/2014, 09:05 am

Team Microsoft bested Team Apple on a different kind of financial battlefield this week, as former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer is said to have outbid a group including Laurene Powell Jobs -- the widow of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs -- for the rights to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA.

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Steve Jobs's family has been giving money away anonymously for more than 2 decades

05/24/2013, 08:05 am

While late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs never brought public attention to his philanthropic efforts, he and his family have been giving money away anonymously for more than 20 years.

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Laurene Powell Jobs promoting US immigration reform with new website

01/22/2013, 01:01 pm

Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, has given a rare interview to promote her new website advocating the "Dream Act" for immigration reform.

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