John T. Chambers rose from the ranks of computer salesmen at IBM to lead Cisco Systems, one of the most innovative and aggressive companies of the technological age. Serving as CEO since 1995, Chambers's tenaciousness and ambition were a major reason why Cisco owned the infrastructure through which over 75 ... Read More
1999: $8.40/share 2011: $50.52/share
In 1960, after earning three degrees from MIT and rising to vice-president and general manager of Litton, Henry A. Singleton quit his $35,000 a year job and convinced his assistant and old friend, George Kozmetsky, who had earned a doctorate in commercial science from ... Read More
There's a lot we can all learn from Steve Jobs -- from his '60s-style idealism to his '80s-style business savvy -- and to start with, here are 50 inspirational quotes from the mastermind of the personal computer.
1. "Older people sit down and ask, 'What is it?' But the child ... Read More
Originating in 2003, Anonymous is an organized group of computer hackers who have made headlines all over the world for a string of high-profile cyber attacks.
Anonymous can be described as an online community representing many online users simultaneously existing as an anarchic, digitized global brain. Anonymous does not have a ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Adam Satariano, Peter Burrows and Brad Stone | Bloomberg Business Week| MSNBC.com |updated 10/17/2011 7:52:02 AM ET
(Picture on Left: Apple's Senior Vice President of iOS Scott Forstall speaks at the event introducing the new iPhone 4S at the company's headquarters Oct. 4, 2011.--Kevork Djansezian/Getty ... Read More
The following excerpt is from Carmine Gallo | October 14, 2011 | Entrepreneur.com
Steve Jobs' impact on your life cannot be overestimated. His innovations have likely touched nearly every aspect -- computers, movies, music and mobile. As a communications coach, I learned from Jobs that a presentation can, indeed, inspire. For ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Evan NIU, November 15, 2011 | dailyfinance.com
No one likes being late to a party, especially one where the first ones there get the best party favors. The Apple (AAPL) party started long ago, but does that mean it's too late to join the festivities?
For ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Steven James Snyder | November 15, 2011 | entertainment.time.com |
Following the death of Steve Jobs on Oct. 5, there were some who compared him to Henry Ford — singling out the tech genius as the Great Modern Inventor. But what Apple fans might find ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Philip Elmer-DeWitt | November 21, 2011 | CNN.com
The key to future sales growth is signing up new cellular operators, especially in Asia.
In a series of well-researched charts, Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty has put her finger on the one factor -- all others being equal ... Read More
The following is an excerpt from Christina Ortiz | November 29, 2011 | new.discovery.com
On Friday, a passenger aboard Australian flight Regional Express ZL319 got an unwelcomed landing gift when their iPhone 4 started spewing smoke and emitting a red glow while en route to Sydney.
According to the airline, this occurred ... Read More