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Michael Wolff: Interview Part 1 Richard Kirshenbaum interviews Adweek's Wolff about Steve Jobs and reporting on the ad business

October 6, 2011, 5:44 PM EDT

Advertising Leaders Reflect on Jobs' Legacy 'He taught ad people that design was king'

Ad industry leaders reacted quickly and passionately today to the passing of Steve Jobs, whom they described in personal terms—almost as if they had lost a friend. Most, however, had never…

October 6, 2011, 12:57 PM EDT

Steve Jobs' Death Breaks Twitter Records, Boosts Bio Sales News led to 10,000 tweets per second

In the hours following Steve Jobs’ death, his millions of tech-minded admirers took to Twitter in record-breaking numbers to express their grief and celebrate the innovator’s life—resulting in the biggest…

October 6, 2011, 10:26 AM EDT

Steve Jobs silhouetted inside the Apple logo
The Complex Life of Steve Jobs Tech leaders remember their rival and friend

Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc. who changed the world’s relationship with technology, died Wednesday at 56. Apple announced Jobs’ death in a statement on its…

October 5, 2011, 11:13 PM EDT

Newsweeklies Plan Special Steve Jobs Coverage In rare move, 'Time' stops presses

The media has gone into full swing to cover Steve Jobs’ death, with Time, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Newsweek among those preparing special coverage. Time’s regular weekly issue, which goes on stands…

October 5, 2011, 11:01 PM EDT

CBS Cuts Ties With Source of False Steve Jobs Death Tweet Shira Lazar, 'What's Trending' removed from

Remember last week when the Twitter account of series What’s Trending sent out a tweet that Steve Jobs had died? And then redacted it? (And seriously freaked out some…

September 12, 2011, 3:58 PM EDT

Will a New Front Man Change Apple’s Shows? Marketing experts tell Tim Cook to craft his own identity on stage

Pity the man who takes the stage after Steve Jobs. With his trademark minimalist costume and flair for high-flying language, Apple’s founder and longtime CEO knew how to turn a mundane…

September 7, 2011, 8:38 AM EDT

Google Chairman Weighs In on Apple vs. Microsoft Eric Schmidt calls Steve Jobs the best CEO in 100 years

Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, offered his thoughts Thursday on why Apple has seen such tremendous success over the past decade, especially in comparison to competitor Microsoft. Schmidt…

September 2, 2011, 1:33 PM EDT

'Vanity Fair' Releases Tech-Heavy 'New Establishment' List Zuckerberg No. 1 for second year in row

Vanity Fair has just released its yearly “New Establishment” list and, this time around, it’s dominated not by media stalwarts, but Silicon Valley tech mavens. For the second year in a…

September 1, 2011, 11:06 AM EDT

Disney Faces Post-Steve Jobs Future Former Apple CEO is largest shareholder in media empire

Apple isn’t the only company that has to face some questions about its future in the wake of Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO. The grave health problems that led Jobs…

August 31, 2011, 11:57 AM EDT