Laurene Powell Jobs

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This is so far the most touching and heart-felt photo I’ve seen of Steve Jobs. He is with his wife, Laurene Powell Jobs. Here you can see and feel Steve Jobs not being the Apple CEO but as an ordinary person and a husband. What breaks my heart and makes me teary-eyed is that his leaning and facial expression showed that he’s tired, or in pain and/or weak :( But I know he’s glad that his loving wife is there for him.

The pain and the battle has ended, Sir. It’s time for you to rest. 

Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell met in a classroom at Stanford University in 1990, where he was lecturing and she was finishing an MBA. They exchanged phone numbers, but didn’t make plans. Later, in the parking lot, he had a revelation. He was on his way to meet colleagues—even had his key in the car—but, as Jobs told a New York Times reporter, “I thought to myself, if this is my last day on earth, would I rather spend it at a business meeting or with this woman?” He ran across the parking lot and asked her to dinner. They were married a year later, in Yosemite National Park, with a Zen Buddhist monk presiding.

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Steve Jobs’ wife speaks out on immigration, Apple founder’s ‘private legacy’

(Photo: Rock Center with Brian Williams)

Laurene Powell Jobs is speaking publicly for the first time since her husband Steve Jobs’ death to advocate for immigration reform.

“I started getting more and more active around immigration reform because this was such a waste of lives, such a waste of potential, such a waste for our country not to have the human capital that we developed – geared towards improving our entire society,” said Powell Jobs in an exclusive interview with Rock Center Anchor Brian Williams airing Friday, April 12 at 10pm/9CDT on NBC. 

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Silicon Valley power players offer support to Dreamers


Silicon Valley titans join the growing number of voices that sympathize with the cause of youth who were brought into the country illegally as children. (Flickr: Jobs with Justice)

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Channel: Immigration

A group of Silicon Valley titans is funding efforts to help undocumented students attend college, find jobs and stay in the country, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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In case you didn’t watch it, here’s video of Laurene at the State of the Union address last night, remaining strong while the president talks about Steve :)

She looked GORGEOUS last night. She’s always been gorgeous though. I hope she, and the rest of the family, are doing alright these days. Still must be tough :(

Photos of Steve Jobs' yacht in the wild offer first peek at its interior

Photos of Steve Jobs’ yacht in the wild offer first peek at its interior

[cfsp key=”adsense_336x280″]”The people at the beautiful Woods Hole Inn have snapped these photos of Steve Jobs’ yacht in the wild,” Jesus Diaz reports for Gizmodo.

“It’s the first time we have seen Venus open like this,” Diaz reports, “offering a peek at its interior design.”

“It looks like a summer home from this angle,” Diaz reports. “The top still looks like a floating Apple Store, though.…

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