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Writer hails ‘genius’ Steve Jobs

24 October 2011 Last updated at 18:09 GMT Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson, talks about Jobs’ battle with cancer The genius of Apple founder Steve Jobs lay in his ability to connect poetry to technology, Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson has said. Isaacson’s book Steve Jobs, […]

Jobs vowed to ‘destroy’ Android

21 October 2011 Last updated at 09:40 GMT The relationship between Steve Jobs and Google chairman Eric Schmidt soured over Android Steve Jobs said he wanted to destroy Android and would spend all of Apple’s money and his dying breath if that is what it took to do so. The full extent of his animosity […]

Steve Jobs regretted delaying cancer surgery, biographer tells CBS

Steve Jobs regretted his decision to delay having potentially life-saving surgery for his pancreatic cancer, his biographer has revealed. After being diagnosed with the cancer in 2004, Jobs embarked on a series of alternative therapies including spiritual healing, said Walter Isaacson, author of the upcoming biography Steve Jobs. Despite pleas from his family to have […]

Steve Jobs refused cancer treatment for too long, says biographer

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs refused potentially life-saving cancer surgery for nine months, shrugging off his family’s protests and opting instead for alternative medicine, according to his biographer. When Jobs eventually sought surgery, the rare form of pancreatic cancer had spread to the tissues surrounding the organ, his biographer, Walter Isaacson, said in an interview with […]

Steve Jobs biography to be released on 24 October

The official Steve Jobs biography will be released on 24 October after being rushed forward because of the Apple co-founder’s death. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Buy it from the Guardian bookshop The authorised biography Steve Jobs is written by Walter Isaacson, the former managing editor of Time magazine. Customer pre-purchases have already made it […]