Techies make Time's influential list

In a sign that technology's influence may not be waning, a significant number of techies made this year's Time 100 list of the world's most influential people.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, eBay CEO Meg Whitman and newly installed Sony boss Howard Stringer were among those on the "builders and titans" part of the list. Also making it as collective entries were "the Google guys" and "the BlackBerry guys."

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