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  • Tributes to Steve Jobs: five top tweets

    Tributes to Steve Jobs: five top tweets

    Apple's announcement Wednesday that founder Steve Jobs had died sparked waves of comment across the Internet, as techies and others chose their own ways to note his achievements or mourn his passing. Some recounted their own interactions with Jobs. Others had simple words of gratitude, adding "sent from my iPhone." On Twitter, many people tagged their posts with "#thankyousteve" or "#iSad." Among a multitude of noteworthy tweets, here are five ...

  • Steve Jobs's 2005 Stanford commencement address

    In 2005, Apple and Pixar CEO Steve Jobs delivered the commencement address to graduating students at Stanford University. Here is the full text and video of his speech.

  • Steve Jobs: Businessman, innovator, visionary

    Steve Jobs: Businessman, innovator, visionary

    Steve Jobs passed on Wednesday. Steve Jobs was more than Apple's CEO, he helped make computers a household necessity and ushered in the iPod, iPhone and other must-have gadgets. Considered one of the greatest American CEOs of his generation, Steve Jobs' career path was a long, winding road that included several major hurdles.

  • Stanford's Institute of Design: School for world changers

    Stanford's Institute of Design: School for world changers

    Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, create 'empathy driven' curricula, which push design that improves lives.

  • ACT scores: Can they predict your success?

    The New Economy ACT scores: Can they predict your success?

    ACT scores are good at predicting how well students will do in college. They'd be even better if colleges stopped using the ACT scores for reading and science and focus on math and English scores alone, a study finds.

  • The Apple effect: How Steve Jobs & Co. won over the world

    The Apple effect: How Steve Jobs & Co. won over the world

    UPDATE: Steve Jobs passed on Wednesday. In this cover story, first published last month, Alan Webber explores what made Steve Jobs (and Apple) exceptional. Apple knew what consumers didn't want and understood the power of being itself. A look at what the company can teach corporate America.

  • iBIO of Steve Jobs

  • College rankings: Princeton, Harvard best colleges

    College rankings: Princeton, Harvard best colleges

    College rankings from U.S. News & World Report put five Ivy League schools in Top 10 best colleges. University of Maryland-Baltimore is up-and-comer in college rankings.

  • Will striking Tacoma teachers be ordered back to work?

    Will striking Tacoma teachers be ordered back to work?

    At issue in Tacoma: class sizes, potential salary cuts, and – most important to some – the district’s desire to transfer teachers between schools based on criteria other than seniority.

  • Do you have to be a math whiz to understand 'Best College' rankings?

    Do you have to be a math whiz to understand 'Best College' rankings?

    U.S. News & World Report's just-released college rankings pass judgment on more than 1,000 institutions, using an exhaustive three-step process. But don't worry, we won't test you on it.