Jobs service draws the big names and the unexpected names

John Moe Oct 17, 2011

A rather eclectic guest list at the memorial service for Steve Jobs yesterday in California. Apple Insider says there were the usual tech suspects like Michael Dell, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Larry Page of Google, and Bill Gates. Also some surprising names like Rahm Emanuel, Joan Baez, and Tim Allen who voiced Buzz Lightyear in the first Pixar movie, Toy Story. And, of course, Bono.

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