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  • Elon Musk

    The best leaders know when to take a step back. 

  • The Microsoft and Google logos seen on smartphone screens

    Have you ever wondered why tech companies use blue in their logos? Facebook, Twitter, Samsung, LinkedIn, Intel and IBM all use shades of the color for their entire logos, while Microsoft and Google incorporate it into theirs. 

  • Elon Musk, chairman and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors

    "Right now if there were no board of directors, the company could not be doing any worse in terms of its misguided public interface," management guru Jeffrey Sonnenfeld said.

  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk arrives at 'Revenge Of The Electric Car' Premiere held at Landmark Nuart Theatre on October 21, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. 

    Elon Musk presents the sort of divisive leader on whom history decides.

  • Indra Nooyi, CEO, PepsiCo

    The late Apple founder shared some key words of advice with Indra Nooyi when she first took the reins as PepsiCo's CEO.

  • Tim Cook (left) and Steve Jobs in 2010.

    "Cook has done something that really is the next step that's beyond what Steve Jobs did," says John Sculley.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook greets guests at the grand opening of Apple's Chicago flagship store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. 

    In a memo to Apple's more than 120,000 employees, Cook called the valuation a "significant milestone" that gave the company "much to be proud of."

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 2- Apple Inc on Thursday became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. In a memo to Apple's more than 120,000 employees on Thursday that...

  • Aug 2- Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Thursday that the iPhone maker's $1 trillion market capitalization was "not the most important measure" of the company's success but was instead a result of its focus on its products, customers and company values. With a closing price of $207.39 on Thursday, Apple became the first publicly listed U.S. company to ever...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 2- Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company's stock jumped 2.9 percent to end the day at...

  • Steve Jobs in front of a picture of himself and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

    "Two guys in a garage in Cupertino, California, create the most valuable company ever. What a great day," says former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki.

  • Two guys in a garage created world's most valuable company: Former Apple chief evangelist

    Guy Kawasaki, Apple's former chief evangelist who was responsible for marketing the Macintosh computer, shares his perspective on Apple hitting $1 trillion.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 2- Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company's stock jumped 2.8 percent to as high as $207.05,...

  • Jim Cramer speaks with Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook on the 10th Anniversary of Mad Money.

    Apple is now being recognized as a consumer products maker that just happens to be great at technology, says Jim Cramer.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 2- Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company's stock jumped 2.8 percent to as high as $207.05,...

  • Aug 2- Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. BRAD NEUMAN, DIRECTOR OF MARKET STRATEGY AT ALGER, A GROWTH EQUITY ASSET...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 2- Donna Fenn bought shares of Apple Inc in the 1980 s on the recommendation of a stockbroker a good friend of hers was dating. She'd heard of the company because its co-founder Steve Jobs had appeared on the cover of the magazine she worked for. On Thursday, the market capitalization of Apple hit $1 trillion as its shares rose 2.8 percent to a high of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 2- Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company's stock jumped 2.8 percent to as high as $207.05,...

  • Apple still has 'significant upside' after hitting $1 trillion market cap: Gene Munster

    Gene Munster, Loup Ventures founder, Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein analyst, and Scott Griffith, former Zipcar chairman and CEO, Aswath Damodaran, NYU finance professor, and CNBC's Josh Lipton react to Apple becoming the first company to cross $1 trillion in value.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 2- Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. Started in the garage of co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976, Apple has...