It's perhaps the ultimate status symbol in Silicon Valley: You're so rich, so successful, you voluntarily slash your salary to nothing. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook billionaire, just joined that club. SEC filings show that in 2013, he will earn just $1, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple co-founder Steve Jobs threatened to file a patent lawsuit against Palm if that company's chief executive didn't agree to refrain from poaching Apple employees, according to a court filing made public on Tuesday.
The communication from Jobs surfaced in a civil lawsuit brought by five... Read More »
By Peter Svensson
NEW YORK -- "Those jobs aren't coming back." That's what Steve Jobs reportedly told President Obama when asked at a dinner in early 2011 whether Apple would consider moving some of its manufacturing from China to the United States. Jobs' successor, CEO Tim Cook, might have another response... Read More »
By Nancy Keene
I had a ringside seat during the ramp-up of the personal computer industry -- serving as public relations counsel to CEOs and entrepreneurs who were re-inventing the way we would do business in the modern world. A pretty heady experience this was for me, as a young, non-engineering female, not... Read More »
Jobs in engineering and computer technology have long had the stigma of being "nerdy" professions -- boring, and not particularly high-paying either.
But that was before Facebook's first programmer, Dustin Moskovitz, became a billionaire, and Facebook and other tech companies began paying their interns... Read More »
Many, many people are about to get very, very rich later this month, when Facebook finally goes public. The IPO will create 1000 new millionaires, and make one graffiti artist, who presciently took shares instead of cash payment for his work at Facebook's Palo Alto's offices, as wealthy as Mitt Romney. It's a... Read More »
By Barbara Ortutay
NEW YORK -- He famously wears a hoodie, jeans and sneakers, and he was born the year Apple introduced the Macintosh. But Mark Zuckerberg is no boy-CEO.
Facebook's chief executive turned 28 on Monday, setting in motion the social network's biggest week ever. The company is expected to start... Read More »
Think your company has a great leader in charge? Well, plenty of folks at the nation's largest employers believe that -- even when the CEOs have been engulfed in controversy, according to the results of a new employee survey by career website Glassdoor.
Employee reviews give Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO... Read More »
By Ryan Nakashima
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tim Cook could well end up being the highest paid CEO in America in 2011, after Apple Inc. granted him a million restricted stock units last August for taking the reins shortly before co-founder Steve Jobs died.
An Associated Press review of a securities filing shows... Read More »
By Brooke Donald
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple leaders, employees and pop culture stars celebrated the life of Steve Jobs in a tribute Wednesday to a computer visionary who changed the world when he incorporated music, media and lifestyle into a sleek line of products. Read More »
More than half a million of AskMen's readers voted, along with our staff, to determine the Top 49 Most Influential Men of 2011. The men who made the list come from different walks of life, but they're all visionaries who completely own their respective fields. They not only challenge themselves to become... Read More »
As the world mourns the loss of Apple's iconic founder, Steve Jobs, we are reminded of what an innovative and dynamic leader he was through the memories and words of those who knew best – the employees at Apple.
When Jobs stepped down as CEO of Apple this past August, he left the tech giant with an... Read More »
When Steve Jobs announced that he was stepping down from serving as the Chief Executive of Apple Inc., a collective sigh of sadness could be felt the world over. Jobs, in his role as founder and CEO (twice) of Apple, was an innovator of unparalleled vision. And, in the days since the announcement, there has... Read More »
CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Apple headquarters is still standing in this leafy Silicon Valley suburb even after Steve Jobs' industry-rattling announcement that he was resigning as chief executive of the company he co-founded in a garage more than three decades ago. Read More »
On Oct. 6, news spread that former Apple CEO Steve Jobs had died. Of course, many people probably heard about his demise on products he invented, from the iPhone to the iPad. The news of his death comes just 42 days after Jobs formally announced his plans to step down as the chief executive of Apple. "I have... Read More »
By Jon C. Ogg
The day that many feared for Apple Inc. has arrived. Steve Jobs is formally leaving Apple as CEO. He has requested to still serve as Chairman of the Board, director, and employee. His letter is below: Read More »
In his first official, non-fundraising visit to California's Silicone Valley, President Obama met with some of America's top tech leaders -- including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Apple's Steve Jobs and Google CEO Eric Schmidt -- mostly to discuss employment, American innovation and education. Jobs took a... Read More »
In an affirmation of American taste, a recent survey on the outlook of American workers for 2011 reveals that no matter how many people watch MTV's 'Jersey Shore,' they'd still rather be Steve Jobs or Warren Buffet. The self-proclaimed "Guidette" is a bit more popular with those who haven't graduated high... Read More »
You hear plenty of news about major CEOs who have outrageous, eight-figure salaries and then get multimillion-dollar bonuses on top of that. Some of these CEOs are the same people who oversee major layoffs, leaving former employees penniless on the streets. "Just how much money does one person need?" you... Read More »