Apple CEO Steve Jobs a no-show to receive Wired’s inaugural ‘Steve Jobs Award’

“Steve Jobs was a no-show to pick up an award named after him… at Wired magazine’s annual Rave Awards,” Ron Harris reports for The Associated Press. “Steve Jobs won the inaugural Steve Jobs Award, which Wired says recognizes sustained excellence and creative genius… The awards recognize leaders in 16 different tech-heavy categories, including podcasts, music, business and blogs.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Perhaps Jobs didn’t want to risk an inappropriate and appallingly crass lecture about charity from Wired News’ shark-jumping Leander Kahney.

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  1. Companies give awards to people like Jobs hoping to lure them to the awards dinner and use them as a reason to attend for the other paying guests. Thankfully Jobs had better things to do than be a trained monkey.

  2. Ok, so he didn’t show up. Why would he not show up? Lets see, maybe because a brand new product was just launched? If you had the best computers and the best OS and you just launched a new notebook, wouldn’t you be doing all you can to make sure there were no snags?

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