Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs’s creation, long thought to be the smartest company in the world, is in danger of falling behind Google and Facebook in the race to be the internet platform of the future.

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The GOP Plan to Crush Silicon Valley

What will become of Steve Jobs’s angel?

What will become of Steve Jobs’s angel?

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The Myth of the Lone Inventor

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is wrong to oppose government subsidies. After all, he benefitted from them.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is wrong to oppose government subsidies. After all, he benefitted from them.

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Entrepreneurs succeed by ignoring the advice of their predecessors, then they pubilsh advice books.

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Am inquiry into Bach’s ongoing star quality and his endless DNA-like capacity for mutation and adaptation.

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A management putsch at Apple is yet another chance to say the company is coming down to Earth. It's a bit more complicated than that.

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Steve Jobs made product launches into media events. Now those same Apple rollouts determine the schedules of a bunch of other companies.

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President Obama has made Bain Capital's brand of cold, bottom-line capitalism a focus of the campaign against Mitt Romney. But does Obama have any standing to criticize Bain's practices? David Brooks, writing in the New York Times today, doesn't think so: Over the years of his presidency, Obama has not been a critic of globalization. There’s no real evidence that, when he’s off the campaign trail, he has any problem with outsourcing and offshoring. He has lavishly praised people like Steve Jobs who were prominent practitioners.

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Like wolves and teenagers, literary scandals travel in packs, and the first of the spring are already upon us. First came The Lifespan of a Fact, a new book by essayist John D’Agata and his fact-checker Jim Fingal, which presents the blood-and-tears saga of Fingal’s seven-year-long attempt to verify a piece by D’Agata about the suicide of a Las Vegas teenager.

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Form and Fortune

Steve Jobs By Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster, 627 pp., $35) I. In 2010, Der Spiegel published a glowing profile of Steve Jobs, then at the helm of Apple. Jobs’s products are venerated in Germany, especially by young bohemian types. Recently, the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Hamburg presented an exhibition of Apple’s products, with the grandiloquent subtitle “On Electro-Design that Makes History”—a good indication of the country’s infatuation with the company.

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