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Steve Jobs' Widow to Spend $50M to Unfreeze Schools

'Start from scratch,' says Laurene Powell Jobs

(Newser) - Steve Jobs' innovative spirit lives on through his widow, Laurene Powell Jobs. The Emerson Collective founder wants to revolutionize the way high school students are taught in the US, and is putting $50 million behind the initiative. "The system was created for the work force we needed 100 years... More »

Steve Jobs' Widow Dating Former DC Mayor

She and Adrian Fenty in 'budding romance,' says Washington Post

(Newser) - The Reliable Source column at the Washington Post has a gossipy piece about two people who don't usually show up in gossipy pieces. It says Laurene Powell Jobs, the 49-year-old widow of Steve, is in a "budding romance" with former DC Mayor Adrian Fenty, 42. The connection? Fenty... More »

Slim Still World's No.1 Fat Cat

Forbes counts a record 1,226 billionaires

(Newser) - There are more billionaires than ever in Forbes' annual list , but no surprises at the top. Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim heads up the list for the third year in a row, with an estimated net worth of $69 billion. Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and French luxury-goods magnate Bernard Arnault... More »

Steve Jobs' Widow Will Sit With First Lady

Laurene Powell Jobs will be with Michelle Obama for SOTU speech

(Newser) - The State of the Union speech itself may not have the same grand aura of addresses of old, but at least the crowd sitting with Michelle Obama is turning out to be an interesting bunch. Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Steve, will be with the first lady, and the White... More »

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