Why the Next Steve Jobs Will be Asian

As Washington maneuvers on skilled immigration reform, the United States is losing its near-monopoly on entrepreneurship by forcing its educated Indian and Chinese immigrants to return home. Everybody knows by now that Steve Jobs was the son of an immigrant, a Syrian grad student who came to the United States in the 1950s. What fewer…

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011

Apple co-founder Jobs was one of those people who kept topping himself, writes veteran technology journalist Lee Gomes. Here’s a look back through Jobs’s life as entrepreneur, designer, and ultimately, icon. Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple who pioneered the personal-computer industry and became an emblem of Internet-era culture, died Wednesday at the age of…

The Entrepreneur of the Decade – Steve Jobs

An interview with Steven Jobs, Inc.’s Entrepreneur of the Decade It took us all of about five minutes to decide that our Entrepreneur of the Decade would be Steven P. Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc. and founder of NeXT Inc. Granted, there are other entrepreneurs, a handful, who have enjoyed comparable success in the…

What Steve Jobs Taught Me About Growth

Finding that first market — a few customers willing to pay for your early product — is hard enough. But there’s one thing that may be even harder. And that’s finding the second market. Especially because companies are often so focused on protecting what they already have. In 1996 when Steve Jobs returned to Apple,…