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Bill Clinton Remembers His Friendship With Steve Jobs

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A video has surfaced showing Bill Clinton speaking to Time magazine about Steve Jobs shortly after Jobs’ death.

The interview sees Clinton touch on various topics: his own interaction with Jobs over the years, the launch of the original iPhone, and Jobs’ fight against cancer.

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Coffee With Tim Cook Auction Reaches $295,000, Breaks Charitybuzz Record [Updated]

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UPDATE: Bidding just reached $505,000!

Earlier this week we wrote about a Charitybuzz auction that will get you coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. At the time, the auction had reached $5,250, but its estimated value was just under ten times that amount at $50,000.

Just a few days later, the auction has received 68 bids and reached a whopping $295,000 with 18 days still to go. It’s now Charitybuzz’s biggest ever auction.

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Actors, Musicians, CEOs and Former Presidents Pay Respects at Steve Jobs Memorial

Actors, Musicians, CEOs and Former Presidents Pay Respects at Steve Jobs Memorial

Stanford Memorial Church courtesy of Jill Clardy on Flickr

A Steve Jobs memorial held at Stanford Memorial Church on Sunday attracted a huge number of people who came to pay their respects to Apple’s former CEO and co-founder. Among them were a long list of celebrities, musicians, CEOs, and even a former president.

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Bill Clinton Auctions iPod for Charity, “I Get Along Without You Very Well” on his playlist

Bill Clinton Auctions iPod for Charity, “I Get Along Without You Very Well” on his playlist

Former President Bill Clinton signed an iPod Nano 8G, put 10 of his favorite songs on a playlist and now it’s being auctioned off for the Gibson Foundation for Music Rising.

The sax-playing 42nd President put a few interesting choices on his playlist:

1.  Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison)
2. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Carly Simon)
3. Bahia (Stan Getz with Charlie Byrd)
4. Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel)
5. Crown Imperial (“The Presidents Own” U.S. Marine Band)
6. Angel (Sarah McLachlan)
7. Philadelphia Freedom (Elton John)
8. English Folk Song Suite [1-3] (North Texas Wind Symphony)
9. A Song for You (Willie Nelson)
10. Winds of the Old Days (Joan Baez)
11. Concierto de Aranjuez [1-3] (John Williams)

You can check it out on ebay. When we looked, the current bid was $751.

Via 24 bit