Fake Steve Jobs exposed as Forbes writer

by admin August 6, 2007 at 7:37 pm

An anonymous blogger who riled Silicon Valley for months with tall tales about computer giant Apple, in The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs, has finally been unmasked as Daniel Lyons, a senior editor at Forbes magazine.

The satirical blog, which has been running for more than a year, kept readers entertained, and the industry mystified, posing as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

The real Steve Jobs recently admitted reading the blog. He said at The Wall Street Journal’s D Conference: “I have read a few of the Fake Steve Jobs things recently, and I think they are pretty funny.”

Full story: telegraph.co.uk