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Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs 1955-2011

Irrepressible, irascible, and iconic, Steve Jobs reigned as the undisputed king of Silicon Valley for the better part of three decades. From his parents’ California garage he launched the personal computer revolution and built Apple into the most envied, and valuable, technology company in the world. From the Macintosh and the iPod, to iTunes and the iPhone, Jobs personally presided over the creation of dozens of transformational devices, battling hostile corporate boards, cutthroat competitors, and serious illness while securing his legacy as one of the few who dared to “Think Different.”

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  • Steve Jobs: His Life in Pictures Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 9:51 AM ET
    Steve Jobs, the irrepressible and iconic leader of the personal computer revolution, has been the undisputed king of Silicon Valley for the better part of three decades. From the Macintosh and the iPod, to iTunes and the iPhone, Jobs has secured his legacy as one of the few who dared to “Think Different.” Here, we take a look at his life: From adoptee to college dropout to business maverick and cancer patient, these are some of the personal and professional highlights of Steve Jobs' life.

    On Oct. 5, 2011, Steve Jobs passed away. From the Macintosh and the iPod, to iTunes and the iPhone, Jobs has secured his legacy as one of the few who dared to “Think Different.”

  • Steve Jobs: The Legend  Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    Journalism professor Alan Deutschman on the magnetic personality of Steve Jobs.

  • Steve Jobs Introduces First Macintosh  Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    Former Apple CEO John Sculley recounts the backstage story behind the announcement.

  • CNBC Titans: iPhone  Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 4:02 AM ET

    How the iPhone changed the industry.

  • CNBC Titans: Steve Jobs  Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 4:01 AM ET

    The iconic Steve Jobs launched a computer revolution and now reigns as king of Silicon Valley. CNBC Titans reveals how Jobs secured his legacy as one of the few who dared to think different.

  • CNBC Titans: iPod  Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 4:03 AM ET

    CNBC Titans reveals the genius of the iPod.

  • CNBC Titans: Macintosh  Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 4:04 AM ET

    Former Apple CEO John Sculley talks about Steve Jobs and the invention of the Macintosh computer.

  • Marketing Genius  Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    Author Douglas Atkin explains the brilliance of Apple's retail stores.

  • iTunes  Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM ET

    Hilary Rosen on how Jobs launched the iTunes music store.