Technology & you - Steve Jobs' greatest achievement

FM.co.za - Duncan McLeod - 1 Sep, 2011
Steve Jobs announced last week that he was stepping down as CEO of Apple, the company he co-founded in April 1976. But what was his greatest achievement, if it wasn't the Mac, the iPod, the iPhone or even the iPad? It was the powerful ecosystem he ...

Hussein Shobokshi: Thanks Steve Jobs!

Al-Arabiya - Hussein Shobokshi - 1 Sep, 2011
In the midst of the global events taking place today; Arab revolutions; the rise in the price of oil, gold, and other commodities; the extraordinary recession being felt by Europe and the US which is causing an unprecedented ...

The man in the turtleneck and sneakers

MiamiHerald.com - Alexandra Petri - 1 Sep, 2011
Steve Jobs has just stepped down as CEO of Apple, handing the reins to Tim Cook and taking a role as Chairman of the Board. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as ...

Apple's tricky next steps - what history suggests

TODAYonline - Julia Kirby - 1 Sep, 2011
And so it begins: Life for Apple after Mr Steve Jobs. Last Wednesday, the legendary chief executive officer announced that he would be stepping down, effecting a smooth transition to known successor and current chief operating officer ...

Be The Steve Jobs Of Your Company

Huffington Post (blog) - 1 Sep, 2011
In the wake of Steve Jobs' announcement that he would be stepping down as CEO at Apple, Market Watch reporter Brett Arends wrote "What Apple has achieved isn't impossible. Why don't more companies do it?" Last week in a post for Fast Company, ...

7 Things We'd Like to See Tim Cook Up

PC Magazine - Chandra Steele - 1 Sep, 2011
The saying “The more things change, the more things stay the same,” takes on a different meaning with Apple. In an internal company e-mail that addressed his promotion, Tim Cook wrote, “I want you to be confident that Apple is not ...

Steve Jobs and sustainability

The Guardian (blog) - 1 Sep, 2011
Steve Jobs has been a seminal figure in the computer industry. Photograph: Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images Two recent and apparently unrelated media events have conspired to make me think of ways in which the consolidation of the global ...

Apple without Steve Jobs; will it survive?

Economic Times - ‎Aug 31, 2011‎
Jobs, who saved the company from near bankruptcy in the 1990s and transformed it into the phenomenally successful tech giant it is today, will be sorely missed as a leader and an innovator at the company. Already, the financial markets have reacted to ...

Get in touch, begs Jobs's dad

Independent Online - ‎Aug 31, 2011‎
The biological father of billionaire Apple founder Steve Jobs has begged him to get in touch 56 years after he gave up his son for adoption. Abdulfattah John Jandali, 80, insists he is not after Mr Jobs's money but just wants to speak to his ...

The month that changed tech forever

CNNMoney - David Goldman - ‎Aug 31, 2011‎
Google's CEO Larry Page (left), HP's CEO Leo Apotheker (center) and Apple's chairman Steve Jobs all took the tech industry for a ride in August. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- While an earthquake and a ...

How Steve Jobs made business cool again

Vancouver Sun - Virginia Postrel - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
To understand the cultural significance of Steve Jobs, you have to go back in time: to before the iPad or iPhone or iTunes, before Apple Inc.'s comeback products made candy-coloured plastics and iAnything ...

Steve Jobs's biological father wants to reconcile

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
Steve Jobs's biological father, who gave him up for adoption 56 years ago, has begged the Apple founder to get in touch "before it is too late". Abdulfattah John Jandali, 80, said that he was desperate to speak to his son for the first time before he ...

What Steve Jobs could do for the US working class

Washington Post - Harold Meyerson - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
In the week since he announced he was stepping down as Apple's CEO, Steve Jobs has been accorded the kind of demigod status that Americans bestow on the handful of their countrymen who invent, manufacture and market the goods that ...

India wasn 039 t the apple of Steve Jobs 039 eyes

Moneycontrol.com - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
By now you've seen adulation, semi-biographical tributes and lavish praise being heaped upon Steve Jobs. Here's one that covers nearly everything he's ever done. But as the dust of applause settles, it's worth looking at the hard facts about how Apple ...

Realising a vision

Gulf Daily News - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
In the autumn of 1997, computer entrepreneur Michael Dell was asked to comment on the future of an ailing rival. "What would I do with Apple?" he said. "I'd shut it down and give the money back to the shareholders." And it didn't seem like bad advice ...

Join the cult if you like " Apple makes me cringe

Ottawa Citizen - Hugo Rifkind - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
The products are excellent. They work. They look good. People love them unconditionally. That's my problem, writes Hugo Rifkind By Hugo Rifkind, The London Times August 30, 2011 There are overnight lineups and a customer frenzy when Apple opens a new ...

What is Steve Jobs' real Apple legacy?

Stuff.co.nz - Julian Lee - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
OPINION: No sooner had Steve Jobs resigned than the process of his canonisation began. Genius, visionary, even revolutionary were some of the epithets used to describe the man who took Apple from the brink to the world's most valuable company. ...

Steve Jobs and the Death of the Personal Computer

Wall Street Journal - Michael Malone - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
Great technology industries usually die with a whimper. But last week the curtain came down with a bang on the most famous tech industry of all"personal computers"thanks to Steve Jobs's retirement from Apple and the less high-profile ...

Steve Jobs and Whether CEOs Should Be Nice

Forbes - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
I became the Leadership Editor of Forbes in December 2008, just as the American business world was crashing down and taking the jobs and homes of millions with it. Had I started the job a year or two earlier, I might have found that covering things ...

One Big Idea

Forbes - Frederick Allen - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
A very smart friend of mine once said that the difference between Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, and thus between Microsoft and PCs and Apple, was simply that Bill Gates thought everyone wanted to be a programmer, at least a little bit, and Steve Jobs said ...

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Daily Mail - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
The biological father of Steve Jobs has begged him to get in touch 'before it is too late' - 56 years after he gave him up for adoption. Abdulfattah John Jandali said that he was desperate to speak to his son for the first time before cancer claimed ...

Apple After Steve Jobs: The 11 Most Important Apple Execs

The Atlantic - Jay Yarow, Matt Rosoff - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
By Jay Yarow & Matt Rosoff After being on temporary medical leave since January, Steve Jobs resigned from his position as the chief executive officer of Apple late last week. While the announcement knocked the company's stock down five percent in after ...

What Do You Think Is Apple's Most Iconic Product?

San Francisco Chronicle - Scott Rubin - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
AP INTERVIEW: 'Fright Night' seeks Europe success 08.31.11 Fortune posted a poll today asking consumers what is "Apple's most iconic product from the Jobs' era?" The winner is iPhone, with 43.54% of the votes. That shouldn't come as any surprise, ...

The Hidden Legacy of Steve Jobs

BusinessWeek - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
Since Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO at Apple last week, there has been much concern, discussion, and hand-wringing in the business world. To many, Jobs is a once-in-a-lifetime genius whose success can't be replicated or continued. ...

How Steve changed my life - and yours

Business Standard - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
I have given too much of my money to Steve Jobs for this to be a hagiography. I can't count the many instances when I've cursed him, as my iPods stopped working and my Macs imploded. But, truth is, Steve has been running my life for 20 years. ...

Shlomi Cohen

Globes - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
Outgoing Apple CEO Steve Jobs's genius has been for investment management as well as technology. Despite the enthusiasm that prevailed on the markets on Friday after the "we'll meet in another three weeks" speech by chairman of the US Federal Reserve ...

After Steve Jobs: Apple's Future Under Tim Cook

PCWorld - Ian Paul - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
Will Apple fail or succeed without its cofounder Steve Jobs running the company? That's the big question the tech world is asking after the man named Fortune's CEO of the decade resigned as CEO. ...

Poll: Your most memorable Apple product

CNNMoney (blog) - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
This month's Fortune.com poll comes on the news of Steve Jobs' departure from Apple's CEO spot. Everyone is talking about the company's future, but we wonder what you think about what Apple (AAPL) has already done: Which is its most iconic product from ...

How not to be like Steve

Chicago Tribune - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
Regarding your editorial "Be like Steve: All of us should emulate Jobs' ethos of innovation" (Aug. 26), we all have a sincere debt of gratitude toward the co-founder of Apple, Inc. However, after reading the accompanying article about Jobs' leadership ...

On Charity, Steve Jobs Has A Right To Remain Silent

Forbes - ‎Aug 30, 2011‎
I'ma Forbes Senior Editor with an entrepreneurial spirit. Having worked as a lawyer, I gravitate towards legal subjects, especially law as it intersects: personal finance, the workplace and small business. My latest book is Estate Planning Smarts -- a ...

 

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