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Publisher pushes up Jobs bio release to October 24

The release date for the first authorized biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been pushed forward to October 24 following his death, publisher Simon & Schuster said Thursday. The 656-page book by Walter Isaacson, entitled simply “Steve Jobs,” had been scheduled for release on November 21, according to Simon & Schuster’s publicity department, but the death of Jobson Wednesday…

Amazon says tax delay will save jobs

Amazon said legislation allowing online retailers to delay for one year the collection of sales tax in California would save jobs and provide time for a national law to be drawn up. Debt-stricken California desperately needs revenue but a bill that could compel online shoppers to pay tax for the…