Seven things that helped Steve Jobs and Apple change the world

There’s no shortage of tributes being paid to former Apple boss Steve Jobs, who has died after a long and grueling battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that…

Steve was among the greatest of American innovators - brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.- Barack Obama
For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it's been an insanely great honor. - Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder
He not only gave me a lot of personal advice and encouragement, he showed all of us how innovation can change lives." - Jerry Yang, Yahoo co-founder
Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you. - Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder

Latest Steve Jobs News

  • FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event in San Francisco. Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. Cook mentioned his intentions in a story about him released Thursday, March 26, 2015, by Fortune magazine. After paying for the college education of his 10-year-old nephew, Cook says he will donate the rest of his money to philanthropic causes. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
    Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away …

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. More »Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away …

    FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event in San Francisco. Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. Cook mentioned his intentions in a story about him released Thursday, March 26, 2015, by Fortune magazine. After paying for the college education of his 10-year-old nephew, Cook says he will donate the rest of his money to philanthropic causes. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.

  • Most of Tim Cook's wealth is tied up in an Apple stock grant he received in 2011 (AP)
    Apple chief to give away fortune

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook has joined a list of tycoons promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. More »Apple chief to give away fortune

    Most of Tim Cook's wealth is tied up in an Apple stock grant he received in 2011 (AP)

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook has joined a list of tycoons promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.

  • Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, poses at the AFI Awards 2014 honoring excellence in film and television in Beverly Hills
    Steve Jobs bio says Disney CEO kept …

    (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger learned that Steve Jobs' cancer had returned less than an hour before Disney announced it was buying Jobs' Pixar studio in 2006, … More »Steve Jobs bio says Disney CEO kept …

    Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, poses at the AFI Awards 2014 honoring excellence in film and television in Beverly Hills

    (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger learned that Steve Jobs' cancer had returned less than an hour before Disney announced it was buying Jobs' Pixar studio in 2006, and Iger kept the Apple co-founder's condition a secret for three years, according to Bloomberg, citing a new biography of Jobs. Iger told the authors …

  • FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt smiles during a meeting about the "right to be forgotten" in Madrid. Schmidt is urging Congress to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal with other immigration issues later on. Schmidt spoke March 18 at the American Enterprise Institute. He says he believes the United States is better off having more immigrants, not less. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
    Google exec says immigration changes …

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The executive chairman at Google urged Congress on Wednesday to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal … More »Google exec says immigration changes …

    FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt smiles during a meeting about the "right to be forgotten" in Madrid. Schmidt is urging Congress to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal with other immigration issues later on. Schmidt spoke March 18 at the American Enterprise Institute. He says he believes the United States is better off having more immigrants, not less. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The executive chairman at Google urged Congress on Wednesday to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal with other immigration issues later on.

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    Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

    The death of an Irish-born US Marine, Lucinda finally unveils her new party, seven men arrested in Artane – and, a baby for Vladimir Putin? More »Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

    Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

    The death of an Irish-born US Marine, Lucinda finally unveils her new party, seven men arrested in Artane – and, a baby for Vladimir Putin?

  • Author: Tim Cook Offered Steve Jobs …

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook offered his liver to the late Steve Jobs as he was dying, a new book claims. Mr Cook was reportedly so upset after one visit to the ailing … More »Author: Tim Cook Offered Steve Jobs …

    Apple chief executive Tim Cook offered his liver to the late Steve Jobs as he was dying, a new book claims. Mr Cook was reportedly so upset after one visit to the ailing Apple co-founder's home that he offered to transfer a portion of his liver to Mr Jobs. He had battled pancreatic cancer since 2004 and by 2009 needed …