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Paperback Edition Of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs Bio Coming This Fall With New Cover

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Simon & Schuster has confirmed it will be launching a paperback edition of Walter Isaacson’s best-selling biography on Steve Jobs this fall, featuring a younger Jobs on its cover. The book, which will also be updated with a new afterword, will be available on September 10.

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Steve Jobs’s Life Is Documented In An Incredible Facebook Timeline [Update]

Steve Jobs’s Life Is Documented In An Incredible Facebook Timeline [Update]

We’ve seen countless tributes to Steve Jobs since he passed away on October 5, but the latest is really incredible. It’s a Facebook timeline that documents Steve’s entire life since the day he was born, and it’s truly jaw-dropping. I can’t imagine the effort that must have gone into this.

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Is Steve Jobs’s Biography An Inspiration To Entrepreneurs, Or A Warning?

Is Steve Jobs’s Biography An Inspiration To Entrepreneurs, Or A Warning?

Blogger Jason Kottke has noticed an interesting pattern: Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who take Steve Jobs’s biography not as a guide to success, but as a warning.

Kottke points to four entrepreneurs who are scaling back on work to focus on their families, lest they turn out like Steve Jobs.

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Walter Isaacson Plans Annotated, Updated Steve Jobs Bio, But Don’t Expect A Chapter On Philanthropy

Walter Isaacson Plans Annotated, Updated Steve Jobs Bio, But Don’t Expect A Chapter On Philanthropy

Can’t get enough of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography? Apparently neither can he. Isaacson is now saying he plans to expand the Steve Jobs bio to include annotations and new addendums.

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Cult of Mac’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

Cult of Mac’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

It’s that time of year again. Not the holidays — I’m mean yeah, sure it is, but that’s pretty obvious. No, it’s the time of year when we drive ourselves (and others) a little crazy running around trying to find gifts at the last minute. Especially those pesky stocking stuffers — the little gifts that fill in the gap between “it’s Christmas? Geez, I completely forgot” and “honey, I bought you a Lexus.”

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Walter’s Isaacson’s Steve Jobs Biography Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Book Of 2011

Walter’s Isaacson’s Steve Jobs Biography Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Book Of 2011Having rocketed to the top of the book charts in October following the death of Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson’s authorized Steve Jobs biography has quickly become Amazon’s best-selling book of 2011.

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Watch Steve Jobs Brainstorm With His Team At NeXT In This Fascinating Documentary [Video]

Walter Isaacson’s terrific Steve Jobs biography offers a magnificent insight into how Steve created Apple, and the work he did behind the scenes. However, it doesn’t talk all that much about NeXT — another computer company Steve founded during his spell away from Apple in the mid-eighties.

These fascinating clips from a series called Entrepreneurs do, however. They show Steve as many of us have never seen him before — discussing new ideas with his team, brainstorming on company retreats, and leading NeXT to create something awesome.

Check out more of the documentary after the break.

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Sony CEO: We’re In A Race Against Steve Jobs’s Legacy To Revolutionize The TV Set

Sony CEO: We’re In A Race Against Steve Jobs’s Legacy To Revolutionize The TV Set

Steve Jobs told his biographer Walter Isaacson he had “finally cracked” the television set, sparking more rumors his team in Cupertino are on the cusp of launching a revolutionary new television that will change home entertainment forever.

Apple won’t be the first to attempt this, however. Sony’s CEO Sir Howard Stringer says he is competing against Steve Jobs to change the traditional television set.

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Want A Piece of Steve Jobs? Buy His Glasses

Want A Piece of Steve Jobs? Buy His Glasses
What happens when heartfelt tributes to the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs get turned into commercial schmaltz? You get an Asian eyeglass distributor using the death of Steve Jobs to promote its products. At a Hong Kong trade show, a distributor announced Jobs left “his overwhelming ideas and his favorite glasses.”

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The Lines For Steve Jobs’s Bio In China Are Absolutely Insane [Video]

Ever since Steve Jobs’s untimely death and the release of Walter Isaacson’s biography, America’s been going Steve crazy… but you know where Jobsmania is even worse? China. In fact, from the launch lines, you’d think it was the iPad 3 that was coming out, not a book.

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