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Tim Cook #11 on Vanity Fair's 2016 'New Establishment' list, Eddy Cue #54, Laurene Powell Jobs #73

Vanity Fair’s 2016 ‘New Establishment’ list feature two Apple executives and the wife of Steve Jobs on a list topped by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos.

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Do Rich Men and Women Spend Their Money the Same Way?

If you asked an elementary school-aged boy in the late 1960s or early ‘70s what he wanted to own when he grew up, if he could own anything in the world, he would very likely have had one or more of the following on his list: a rocket ship, his own car company, an airplane (or even better, an airline), maybe his local newspaper, and a sports team. 1,336 more words


Laurene Powell Jobs invests in production and talent management company 'Anonymous Content'

”Laurene Powell Jobs is diving deeper into Hollywood,” Brooks Barnes reports for The New York Times. “Ms. Jobs, already a major investor in the Walt Disney Company and Apple, said on Friday that her firm, Emerson Collective, had taken a substantial minority stake in Anonymous Content, a prominent production and talent management company. 277 more words


Laurene Powell Jobs doles out $100 million in bid to remake schools for high tech age

”Teachers at Washington Leadership Academy, one of the city’s newest charter high schools, long ago decided all students would learn chemistry. But they couldn’t afford a fully outfitted chemistry lab, let alone the services of a qualified teacher,” Greg Toppo reports for USA Today. 410 more words


Steve Jobs’ widow buys $15.3 million ranch in Florida

”Nearly five years after the death of Apple founder Steve Jobs, his famous billionaire’s rivalry with Microsoft founder Bill Gates has been reignited in Wellington, Florida, through his widow and daughter,” Jose Lambiet reports for The Daily Mail. 238 more words


How Laurene Powell Jobs plans to reinvent U.S. education

”Laurene Powell Jobs is using the vast fortune left to her by her husband, late Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs, to tackle the one institution that has changed little in more than a century: education,” Leena Rao for Fortune. 369 more words