Apple Visionary Launches Wireless Venture

January 2002
Wireless Week;01/28/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
Reports that Apple Computer co-founder Stephen Wozniak will launch the Wheels of Zeus company which will design consumer electronic devices with global positioning system technology. Identification of the companies that have provided first round funding for the start-up; Contribution and achievement of Wozniak in the computer industry.


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