Yukari Kane


Yukari Kane is a journalist with over 15 years of experience writing about technology. She is a former staff reporter for the Wall Street Journal and the author of Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs (HarperCollins). She is best known for her in-depth analyses, features and scoops, among which include the news about Steve Jobs’s liver transplant. Prior to WSJ, she was a correspondent for Reuters in Chicago and Tokyo. She is teaching the J200 Tech topical.


Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs

Based on over 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’s loyal lieutenants, new product development, and Apple’s relationships with Wall Street, the government, tech rivals, suppliers, the media, and consumers.

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