Tag Archive: Philanthropy

How Laurene Powell Jobs Keeps The Jobs Family Philanthropy Under Wraps


Steve Jobs received a lot of criticism for not giving away more of the cash he made from Apple and his other ventures, but thanks to wife Laurene Powell Jobs, the Jobs family contributes more than you might think. In fact, they’ve been giving money away for more then two decades, they just happen to be very good at keeping it under wraps.

Not everyone likes to shout about the contributions  [Read More…]

Tim Cook Defends Steve Jobs on Philanthropy

During the last decade of his fabled run as chief executive officer of Apple, the late Steve Jobs often faced biting criticisms in the press and from others in business and technology for not being more outwardly philanthropic. In other words, Steve Jobs didn’t flaunt his charitable gestures as ostentatiously as his many of his contemporaries had. As a result, Jobs was labeled by some as a billionaire who turned his back on philanthropy. New  [Read More…]

Walter Isaacson Plans Annotated, Updated Steve Jobs Bio, But Donít Expect A Chapter On Philanthropy

Canít get enough of Walter Isaacsonís Steve Jobs biography? Apparently neither can he. Isaacson is now saying he plans to expand the Steve Jobs bio to include annotations and new addendums.   CNN Fortune reports: The author discussed potential plans for expanding the already 630-page book in the future. One possibility is doing an extensively annotated version. Another is writing an addendum that addresses the period surrounding Jobsí death. Fleshing  [Read More…]