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Rumors swirl of smaller iPad, which Jobs detested

April 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

There’s a constantly spinning mill of rumors about Apple products, most of which turn out to be untrue. What’s unusual this week is that talk has revived of a smaller iPad model, an idea company founder Steve Jobs derided publicly a year before he died. Continue Reading

In a year of cataclysms, a few faces stand out

December 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Seismic jolts shook 2011 uprisings that set a whole region afire, natural disasters of historic destructiveness, the demise of icons. But again and again amid these world-changing convulsions, the mirror of a single face, or two or three, joyous, tormented, panicked or hopeful, brought the larger-than-life moments back to human scale.
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Google’s Schmidt defends his company while mourning Steve Jobs’

November 8, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday defended his company as a great innovator, contradicting an unflattering portrait drawn by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs before he died last month.
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Writer Isaacson on Steve Jobs: ‘I just listened’

October 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Steve Jobs told Walter Isaacson he wanted him to write his biography because he’s good at getting people to talk. Jobs, it turns out, didn’t need much prodding, secretive as he was about both his private life and the company he founded. Continue Reading

Winona, Minn., retailer backtracks from turtleneck sweater link to Steve Jobs

October 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Knitcraft Corp. executives are distancing themselves from comments attributed to them about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs buying his trademark black turtleneck sweaters from the Winona-based retailer. Continue Reading

New iPhone launch turns into remembrance for Jobs

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It wasn’t just the latest iPhone that drew people to Apple stores Friday. Many consumers waited in lines for hours sometimes enduring chilly temperatures and overnight thunderstorms to remember Steve Jobs, Apple’s visionary who died last week. Continue Reading

OPINION: Jobs leaves an innovation deficit behind

October 10, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The death of one of the great innovators of our time, or any time Steve Jobs brings a question asked by Pete Seeger in another context. To paraphrase: Where have all the (creative) people gone; long time passing. Jobs and fellow computer innovator Bill Gates represent if not a vanishing breed, then at least one that might be classified, were it an exotic animal, as endangered.
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OUR OPINION: In search of the next Apple

October 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In what industry will we find the next Steve Jobs, in other words?
Which industries are on the cusp of explosive growth? Continue Reading

Steve Jobs, dead at 56: Innovator led world into technology’s future

October 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Steve Jobs, who co-founded and ran Apple, moved technology from garages to pockets, took entertainment from discs to bytes and turned gadgets into extensions of the people who use them. Continue Reading

Apple’s Steve Jobs dead at 56

October 5, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. He was 56. Continue Reading