David Bradley, the current owner of the Atlantic, is selling a controlling stake in the company to Steve Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell Jobs.
In 1984, a Super Bowl ad touted the MacIntosh computer — and changed the world. Thirty years later, Eric Schulmiller looks back at the Jewish role in the emergence of Apple.
Steve Jobs was the biological child of a Syrian-born father and a Swiss-American Catholic mother who gave him up for adoption at birth. What could be Jewish about him? Well, more than you might guess.
The Salon celebrates its 15th episode this month, with panelists discussing New York City’s gender-segregated buses; the prospect that the ‘next Steve Jobs’ will be a woman, and Beverly Siegel’s documentary about the plight of Orthodox women ‘chained’ to unwanted marriages. Siegel, technology writer Joanna Stern, and communications strategist Jo-Ann Mort join the hosts, Forward Editor Jane Eisner and Mediaite.com’s Editor-at-Large Rachel Sklar:
I didn’t go to synagogue for Yom Kippur’s concluding services on Saturday afternoon. Instead, I went to Steve Jobs’ house.
President Barack Obama and Jon Stewart. One of the pair is the most influential man in the world, and the other hopes to sway young Americans to show up at the polls and vote Democrat on November 2 with a TV appearance tonight.
The iPad is a fox.