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Apple’s Jobs moves up world’s wealthiest list

Apple and Pixar CEO Steve Jobs came in at No. 194 on this year’s installment of Forbes’ list of the richest people on the planet. Jobs’ net worth is now US$3 billion, up from $2.1 billion last year. Microsoft founder Bill Gates once again topped the list with $46.5 billion. The collective net worth of the 691 billionaires on the list is $2.2 trillion, up $300 billion from the combined worth of the 587 listed last year.

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Jobs among ‘Names to know in 2005’

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is among 15 people chosen by the Wall Street Journal to watch in 2005–“men and women who are set to shape the course of business, politics and world affairs in the next year.” Others included: Kofi Annan, U.N. secretary-general; Nick Denton, blog publisher; Robert Iger, Walt Disney Co. president and chief operating officer; Mel Karmazin, Sirius Satellite Radio chief executive; and John Thain, New York Stock Exchange chief executive. Read More

Jobs among ‘People who mattered’ in 2004

TIME magazine has named Apple CEO Steve Jobs one of its “People who mattered” in 2004. “It was a year of challenge and triumph for the man behind the iPod, who learned he had a rare form of pancreatic cancer and had surgery to remove a tumor. Meanwhile, the two companies he heads, Pixar and Apple, saw their stocks soar, thanks to The Incredibles and iPod’s little sis, the Mini.

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CNBC, WSJ name Jobs ‘Leader in Innovation’

CNBC and The Wall Street Journal announced the winners of the CNBC/WSJ Executive Leadership Awards last night during a gala awards ceremony at New York City’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The inaugural event honored four of the country’s most esteemed, top-level business leaders. Apple’s Steve Jobs was named “Leader in Innovation.” eBay’s Meg Whitman was named “Business Leader of the Future.” Kenneth Chenault of American Express picked up an award for “Leader in Business Practices,” while A.G.

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