Halsey Minor Ceo, Cnet

Just four years ago, Halsey Minor was on the brink of bankruptcy. He had been trying to launch CNET Inc., a media company devoted to high-tech news. But expenses were mounting, he had maxed out his credit cards, and he was $40,000 in the hole. "I was going to quit," recalls the 32-year-old Minor, who is a dead ringer for Apple Computer Inc. co-founder Steven P. Jobs in his younger years.

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