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Factory worker-turned-Apple supplier is named China’s richest woman

Here’s a pretty incredible story: the CEO of Apple touch-screen glass supplier Lens Technology has been named China’s richest woman, after demand for her company’s output saw shares climb 10 percent in a single day. What’s impressive isn’t just that an…

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Bill Gates is once again the world’s richest person

Bill Gates may never have creatively made the same impact on computing that Steve Jobs did, but we doubt he’s too upset about it, since according to Forbes‘ newly-published annual ranking of global billionaires, the former Microsoft mastermind-turned-philanthropist is once…

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Dr. Dre is the year’s richest musician by far, thanks to Apple

How to become the highest paid musician of the year: profit from a multi-billion dollar buyout of your company. That’s the lesson to be learned from Forbes Magazine’s tally of the top paid musicians of 2014. Dr. Dre, or just…

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Can’t forget about Dre: Beats deal makes the Dr. hip-hop’s richest

G-funk might have made Dr. Dre famous, but Beats made him wealthy to the tune of $ 620 million in pre-tax earnings, according to Forbes‘ recently published “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list, which officially named the former rapper/producer the richest person in rap…

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Can’t forget about Dre: Beats deal makes the Dr. hip-hop’s richest

G-funk might have made Dr. Dre famous, but Beats made him wealthy to the tune of $ 620 million in pre-tax earnings, according to Forbes‘ recently published “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list, which officially named the former rapper/producer the richest person in rap…

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Steve Jobs’s Widow Is The World’s 9th Richest Woman And Quite The Philanthropist

Steve and Laurene Jobs together at the 82nd Academy Awards back in 2010

Steve and Laurene Jobs together at the 82nd Academy Awards back in 2010

When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, he left behind a wife and four children. His widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, has stayed hidden from the public sphere for years, but now she is starting to receive more recognition as an influential philanthropist.

She is passionate about a host  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Widow Joins Forbes Rich List, Is Now The Richest Women In Silicon Valley

Laurene Powell with husband Steve Jobs.

Forbes released their list of the richest people in the world today, and among the newcomers making the list is Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.

Powell inherited Steve Jobs’ massive fortune, which Forbes estimates to be $ 11 billion, making her the wealthiest woman in Silicon Valley, and 28th richest person in the world.

“A Stanford business school student when she met  [Read More…]

Steve Jobs ranked as the 110th richest person with $8.3 billion, Zuckerberg gets the 52nd

Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs is ranked as the world’s 110th richest person with net worth of $ 8.3 billion according to Forbes annual list. Last year, Jobs’ net worth was up from $ 5.5 billion and 136th place so I think he made a great milestone in one year. It’d be interesting if we take a look at Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg wealth which is with net worth of $ 13.5 billion. Zuckerberg is ranked as the 52nd richest person in  [Read More…]