Laurene Powell Jobs

Steve Jobs’ Widow Acquires ‘The Atlantic’ Magazine

Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, will acquire majority ownership of The Atlantic magazine, digital properties, live events business, and consulting services through her organization, Emerson Collective. With tech giants from Amazon to Facebook throwing major dollars into what’s been dubbed a dying industry in recent years, the investment from Powell...

Steve Jobs’ Widow Tried Endlessly to Stop Film About Her Late Husband

Aaron Sorkin's "impressionistic" picture of Steve Jobs presents him as cruel and inhumane, believes Laurene Powell Jobs, who repeatedly tried to block the film, reports the Wall Street Journal. She wanted neither to participate in the production process, nor watch the movie, nor discuss anything in Sorkin's script that bothered her, producer Scott Rudin told...