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Icon: Steve Jobs: the greatest second act in the history of business

By: Young, Jeffrey S.
Contributor(s): Simon, William L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Wiley-India 2007Description: vii, 359 p.ISBN: 9788126506460.Subject(s): Jobs, Steven, 1955 | | | Apple Computer - History | Computer engineers - U. S. - BiographyDDC classification: 338.76100416 Summary: ICon takes a look at the most astounding figure in a business era noted for its mavericks, oddballs, and iconoclasts. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Jeffrey Young and William Simon provide new perspectives on the legendary creation of Apple, detail Jobss meteoric rise, and the devastating plunge that left him not only out of Apple, but out of the computer-making business entirely. This unflinching and completely unauthorized portrait reveals both sides of Jobss role in the remarkable rise of the Pixar animation studio, also re-creates the acrimony between Jobs and Disneys Michael Eisner, and examines Jobss dramatic his rise from the ashes with his recapture of Apple. iCon is must reading for anyone who wants to understand how the modern digital age has been formed, shaped, and refined by the most influential figure of the age a master of three industries: movies, music, and computers.
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ICon takes a look at the most astounding figure in a business era noted for its mavericks, oddballs, and iconoclasts. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Jeffrey Young and William Simon provide new perspectives on the legendary creation of Apple, detail Jobss meteoric rise, and the devastating plunge that left him not only out of Apple, but out of the computer-making business entirely. This unflinching and completely unauthorized portrait reveals both sides of Jobss role in the remarkable rise of the Pixar animation studio, also re-creates the acrimony between Jobs and Disneys Michael Eisner, and examines Jobss dramatic his rise from the ashes with his recapture of Apple. iCon is must reading for anyone who wants to understand how the modern digital age has been formed, shaped, and refined by the most influential figure of the age a master of three industries: movies, music, and computers.

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