John Murrell

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Steve Jobs’s Widow Will Join First Lady at State of the Union

Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and longtime community and education activist, will be among the symbolically significant handful of people seated with First Lady Michelle Obama during the president’s State of the Union speech tonight. Also in the First Lady’s box, presumably to illustrate the benefits of immigrant entrepreneurs, will be Brazilian-born Mike Krieger, co-founder of Instagram, and Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita, founder and CEO of Quality Electrodynamics in Cleveland, Ohio.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus