Steve Jobs: 1955-2011

Steve Jobs was not a great human being, but he was a great, transformative, and historical figure, Auletta writes for The New Yorker. One big question is whether the unbelievably innovative culture he forged will live.

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What Murdoch Made

Did Rupert Murdoch know his London newspaper hacked into the voicemail of private phone lines—not only those of the royal family, but of a thirteen-year-old murder victim, and possibly relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan—and paid police to unearth information?

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Where Google Goes From Here

The New York Times asked two observers of Google to discuss its effect on the Internet and new and old media — Ken, author of “Googled: The End of the World as We Know It,” and Fred Wilson, a venture capitalist at Union Square Ventures and an early-stage investor in many Web companies, including Twitter.

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