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Former Wall Street Journal technology reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane delves deep inside Apple in the two years since Steve Jobs’ death, revealing the tensions and challenges CEO Tim Cook and his team face as they try to sustain Jobs’ vision and keep the company moving forward.

Steve Jobs’ death raised one of the most pressing questions in the tech and business worlds: Could Apple stay great without its iconic leader? Many inside the company were eager to prove that Apple could be just as innovative as it had been under Jobs. Others were painfully aware of the immense challenge ahead. As its business has become more complex and global, Apple has been subject to intense scrutiny, much of it critical. Maintaining market leadership is crucial as it tries to conquer new frontiers and satisfy the public’s insatiable appetite for “insanely great” products.

Based on more than two hundred interviews with current and former executives, business partners, Apple watchers, and others, Haunted Empire is an illuminating portrait of Apple today that offers clues to its future. With nuanced insights and colorful details that only a seasoned journalist could glean, Kane goes beyond the myths and headlines. She explores Tim Cook’s leadership and its impact on Jobs’ loyal lieutenants, new product development, and Apple’s relationships with Wall Street, the government, tech rivals, suppliers, the media, and consumers.

Hard-hitting yet fair, Haunted Empire reveals the perils and opportunities an iconic company faces when it loses its visionary leader.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “One of the most important business stories of our time. Kane brings us inside Apple at this critical moment with great insight and unparalleled reporting.”

    Walter Isaacson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Steve Jobs

  • “This well-paced, vividly detailed narrative reveals the machine surrounding the Jobsian ghost at Apple and brings the company’s high-flying mythology down to earth.”

    Publishers Weekly

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About the Author

Yukari Iwatani Kane has worked for the Wall Street Journal and Reuters. In 2011 she was named a Gerald Loeb Award finalist as part of a Journal team responsible for a series on Internet privacy. She lives in San Francisco.