Microsoft's Bill Gates had some words of praise today for Steve Jobs, the CEO of arch-rival Apple, despite the blistering "Mac and PC" television ads that sharply, and humorously, criticize the new Windows 7 operating system. Here's another highlight from today's taping of CNBC's Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great.
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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.”
“He was the most passionate leader one could hope for, a motivating force without parallel,” wrote Steven Levy, author of the 1994 book “Insanely Great,” which chronicles the creation of the Macintosh. “Tom Sawyer could have picked up tricks from Steve Jobs.”
The passing of Steve Jobs evoked sorrow and emotion across the world and throughout the business and tech community.
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Upon the announcement that Steve Jobs passed away on Oct. 5, 2011, the public outpouring from individuals, corporations, and the media resounded around the globe.
Computer buffs and admirers of technology rushed to Apple shops from New York to Australia on Thursday to mourn Steve Jobs, praising him as a visionary who transformed the daily activities of countless millions.
A diverse crowd started gathering outside the Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan after the announcement that Steve Jobs died, lighting candles, bringing flowers and leaving small tributes.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC that Steve Jobs "made a mark on this world no one will ever forget."
As Apple shareholders mourn the passing of Steve Jobs, they are forced to ask themselves a tough question: Will the passing of the company’s iconic founder and driving creative force mark the top in its shares?
Steve Jobs was a world improver. Unlike many folks who strive to improve the world, however, he doesn't seem to have believed that government was the path to improvement.
The co-founder and former CEO of Apple was not only innovative, but also incredibly prolific, putting him a class of his own.
Steve Jobs was so much more than a gadget guru — he challenged movie, music, video game gurus, and even the advertising to "think different." Jobs left a massive legacy across the media business, pushing for an overhaul of content distribution.
Steve Jobs left behind a company that is still the greatest company on earth, Cramer says.
In February, Steven P. Jobs had learned that, after years of fighting cancer, his time was becoming shorter. He quietly told a few acquaintances, and they, in turn, whispered to others. And so a pilgrimage began. The New York Times reports.
From the introduction of the iPad to Jobs' dramatic return to the stage after surgery, here are some of the most memorable videos from the life and work of Steve Jobs.