Laurene Powell Jobs lead backer for News Corp’s digital education biz Amplify Photo: REUTERS/Gus Ruelas Liana B Baker November 21, 2015 PremiumLaurene Powell Jobs, widow of Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs, is the lead investor who funded the buyout of News Corp‘s money losing digital education business Amplify earlier this year. Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at email@example.com.