“John Wiley & Sons, a leading publisher of technology books, said Apple Computer has removed all its titles from the shelves of Apple stores in apparent retaliation for the upcoming publication of a biography of Apple CEO Steve Jobs,” Dawn C. Chmielewski writes for The Mercury News.
“The books disappeared from Apple stores last week after a month of increasingly contentious discussions about publication of the book, ‘iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business,’ said author Jeffrey S. Young. The book, co-written with William L. Simon, offers an unflinching account of the rise, fall and rebirth of one of Silicon Valley’s most charismatic figures,” Chmielewski writes. “Apple spokesman Steve Dowling declined to comment on Young’s book or whether the company had removed Wiley publications from its stores. An Apple executive was provided with an advance copy of the book, a person familiar with the situation said.”
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