Steve Jobs' Legacy On Books

October 2011
Book Publishing Report;Oct2011, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p1
Trade Publication
The article presents an overview of how Apple Inc. and its iPad have influenced the publishing industry. It highlights the remarks from Apple Inc. chief executive officer (CEO) Steve Jobs regarding the plan of the company to move a little bit farther. It adds that despite the availability of Amazon Kindle Fire, the company has created a product that has motivated millions of people to at least try electronic books (e-books) out.


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