For Steve Jobs, the term 'visionary' doesn't go far enough. Consider these acts of vision--and the will that it took to make them real.
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Apple's retail stores are the envy of the computer industry, which may explain why Microsoft has started opening its own similar looking retail stores. Apple's stores bring in new customers--about half the Macs sold in Apple's fiscal Q3 2011 were to customers who had not previously owned a Mac.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
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