Table of Contents:VOL. 160, NO. 10 - November 23, 2009
CEO of the decadeWhy him? Steve Jobs revived Apple and remade entire industries, defying the worst economic conditions since the Great Depression - and his own serious health problems.
The decade of SteveHow Apple's imperious, brilliant CEO transformed American business. By Adam Lashinsky
The Apple ecosystem From the candy-colored iMac to the ultra-sleek MacBook Pro, Steve Jobs turned geeky PCs into lusted-after objects. By Michael V. Copeland
Character buildersUsing massive computing power to spin unforgettable stories, Pixar won six Oscars, grossed billions, and cued an animated golden age.
Music to their earsThose ubiquitous white earbuds only hint at how profoundly Apple has changed the way we hear, buy, and make music.
Apple finds its calling When is an iPhone not a phone? When it's a book, a map, a game, or, thanks to its ever-mutating DNA, some 85,000 other things.
His legacy Harvard professor Nancy F. Koehn shows how Steve Jobs stacks up against other great entrepreneurs in history.
The books of Jobs A look at the tomes that have tried - with varying degrees of success - to capture Apple's elusive leader. By Daniel Okrent
All about Steve Eight people who rarely speak publicly about Jobs explain what makes him one of the best business minds of our time.
Balloon boot camp Getting pumped for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. By Mina Kimes
Fat cat pay - then and now Does history repeat itself, or just rhyme? By Carol J. Loomis
The deal No! A Wall Streeter gives back. By Allan Sloan
Will Phil Ivey be poker's Tiger Woods? By Scott Cendrowski
Capital One's reward Why the bank is relatively unscathed. By Telis Demos
Value driven Leadership in a downturn. By Geoff Colvin
100 best companies to work for Paychex encourages wellness to shave health-care costs. By Chris Tkaczyk
World economy China is taking on record levels of debt. Some say that can't last. By Bill Powell
How I got started Jeff Lubell, founder of True Religion jeans.
Education Get a green job in two years. By Mina Kimes
The Colvin interview Linda Fisher talks with Geoff Colvin about her role as chief sustainability officer at DuPont.
A scandal rocks the polo set Tony Young was known as a brilliant investor from an old Southern family. Then the SEC showed up, and Young's carefully crafted façade began to crumble. By Marcia Vickers
Assignment Detroit Can an online-mortgage mogul bring business back? By Laura Berman
Dividends for the long run Even in tough times you can find companies with solid payouts. By Scott Cendrowski
Analyst face-offWill Caterpillar stall? By Beth Kowitt
The best advice I ever got Wilbur Ross, CEO of W.L. Ross & Co.
The new federal budget contains a proposal to spend more to mint new physicians. But it doesn't go nearly far enough. |more|