His net worth shot up to $5.4 billion Wednesday, only partly thanks to Apple
In September, Steve Jobs' $5.1 billion earned him the No. 43 spot on Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans. Since then, Apple's shares have rocketed to a new all-time high, closing Wednesday at $204.92.
So Jobs was a lot richer Wednesday than he was in September -- $300 million richer, at least on paper -- but only MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 21, 2009 6:33 AM ET
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Roundtable brings together top tech executives
Before there is Brainstorm Tech (the conference) there is Infotech Forty (the forum).
Fortune senior writer Jon Fortt and I are co-chairing an intimate event for a group of high-ranking technology executives whose jobs are becoming increasingly strategic in their corporations. No longer are these chief information officers and chief technology officers the folks who make company computers and software run; they play key roles in MOREStephanie N. Mehta, Deputy Managing Editor - Jul 16, 2009 8:00 AM ET
It's no accident that Eve, Wall-E's sleek, pod-like love interest in the forthcoming Disney/Pixar animated feature film by the same name, looks like something out of Apple's (AAPL) design department.
Writing in the current issue of Fortune, Richard Siklos reports that Jonathan Ive, head of Apple's design department and the man responsible for the iMac, iPod and iPhone, had a hand in creating the robot.
In the piece, director Andrew Stanton tells MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 12, 2008 12:53 PM ET
It may come as some consolation to the investors who lost their shirts as Apple (AAPL) shares collapsed over the past month that nobody lost more, at least on paper, than its CEO.
As the company's largest individual stockholder, with 5,546,451 shares directly owned, Steve Jobs (were he paying attention) could have watched the value of his holdings drop from $1.126 billion just before Christmas to $771 million at Wednesday's close, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 24, 2008 7:58 AM ET
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