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Business Diary: The bottom dollar for Jobs and Pandit

Pass the collection plate round. Associated Press has just published a survey of America's lowest-paid chief executives – and there's a tie for first place. Both Steve Jobs of Apple and Vikram Pandit of Citigroup earned just $1 last year. Pandit has vowed not to take more than that until Citi has put the financial crisis well and truly behind it, while Jobs has drawn only a dollar a year from Apple for many years now, though he does own 5.5 million shares in the company and is hardly on his uppers. It's an example that a few other chief executives might care to follow.

Success of iPad helps Apple topple Google as No 1 brand

It is something you might have guessed if you saw people queuing outside the Apple Store in the hours before a new shipment of iPads arrives, or if you count up the people tuned into those iconic white earphones in any train carriage, but now it is official: Apple is the most valuable brand on the planet.

Stephen Foley: Japan may yet weigh on Apple's results

Outlook Apple's insistence that it was seeing no disruption from the problems in Japan strained the credibility of some of the listeners to its conference call with analysts.

The Blagger's Guide To...The London Book Fair

'Horrific news - no sandwiches in the press room'

Apple boss agrees to biog

After years of maintaining a closed book on his private life to unauthorised chroniclers, Steve Jobs, the Apple boss, has finally agreed to participate in an official biography about his life.

Errors & Omissions: Got carried away with words and forgot to make a clear point

Rhetoric is all very well, but let's remember what we are actually saying. This is from a comment piece published on Thursday: "Mr Cameron has a thousand domestic policies and his Big Society as a binding theme. In relation to events in the Middle East he had neither a policy let alone the international equivalent of a Big Society."

Apple shuns call for succession plan

As Steve Jobs remains on sick leave, activists are demanding to know what will happen if he doesn't return

Is this the start of a Mac-lash?

That Apple makes money from apps is not news. But it's the way it works that has hacked off fanboys and disenchanted developers. Ian Burrell examines how loyalty has been tested to the limit

Spread betting: Time to jump on a global bandwagon

Thanks to mobile technology and the ease of placing a punt, spread betting is on a roll, says Simon Read

What happens when the top man leaves?

Steve Jobs's temporary departure from Apple exposes the risks faced by companies that are defined by their leaders. Chiara Cavaglieri reports

DJ Taylor: Ricky, don't lose that number

Gervais may have burnt his bridges with LA, Apple says goodbye to Jobs, but Obama bids Hu Jintao a big 'hello'

For second time in two years, Jobs is forced out of Apple by ill health

Steve Jobs has dropped a bombshell on Apple, the company he co-founded, announcing to employees yesterday that he is to take a leave of absence on medical grounds after overcoming two serious conditions in the past six years.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs takes medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking his second medical leave of absence in two years, raising serious questions about his health and the leadership of a company at the forefront of a personal computing revolution.

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