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Mitch Kapor remembers Lotus' Macintosh bomb

After developing 1-2-3, the first popular spreadsheet for the IBM PC and compatibles, Lotus hoped history might repeat when it came to the Mac. But Lotus Jazz for the Mac failed to deliver.

By January 23, 2014

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Steve Jobs' perfect pitch: The Macintosh launch

guest post Former Apple executive Jean Louis Gassée takes a nostalgic look at the Mac's historic launch and promises -- not to be confused with the hard struggle later on the battlefield.

By January 23, 2014

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Apple execs reflect on the Macintosh at 30

"The best thing to happen to the Mac in last 10 years was iOS," says Bud Tribble, Apple's vice president of software technology and a member of the original Mac team.

By January 24, 2014

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The Macintosh turns 30: Going the distance

Apple's Macintosh arrived with great fanfare, but the computer that aimed to show why 1984 wouldn't be like "1984" barely made its debut. Here's the story of how it came to be.

By January 21, 2014

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Obama CTO touts tech as path to success for disadvantaged youths

U.S. Chief Technical Officer Aneesh Chopra, Lotus 1-2-3 founder Mitch Kapor, and Zach Sims of Codecademy are joining forces to create new ways to help young people--mainly from disadvantaged backgrounds--find pathways into technology.

By January 17, 2012

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Can the naysaying and give Jerry Yang his due

It's easy to dismiss him for blowing the Microsoft deal, but credit a legendary tech pioneer for a record of accomplishment

By January 17, 2012

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What I learned from Steve Jobs

Many people have explained what one can learn from Steve Jobs. Guy Kawasaki was there with Jobs, launching the Macintosh and absorbing everything he could from Jobs' singular collection of talents. Here's Kawasaki's list of the top 12 lessons he learned from Steve Jobs.

By October 8, 2011

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Bob Metcalfe recalls Steve Jobs' cold call

Ethernet co-inventor Bob Metcalfe remembers interactions with Steve Jobs in the early days of personal computing and having Jobs at his wedding.

By October 5, 2011

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Minority entrepreneurs set up own Valley incubator

A group of black entrepreneurs aims to turn around stats showing how underrepresented minorities are in tech through its New Media accelerator program.

By August 9, 2011

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Chandler: What went wrong

Lotus 1-2-3 developer tries to tackle modern productivity, talks about where he failed.

By August 13, 2008