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Steve Jobs - The Story
Transcript of Steve Jobs - The Story
with a market cap of $414 Billion. NeXT was founded by Steve Jobs after he got fired
from Apple in 1985. The Walt Disney Company bought Pixar in 2006 for $7.6 Billion, thus making Steve Jobs the biggest shareholder in Disney. Pixar produced many hit movies like Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Wall-E, Cars etc. Apple purchased NeXT in 1996 for a sum of $450 million.
Much of the current iOS and OS X operating system are based on the OS used in NeXT computers. Early Life Steve Jobs was born on 24th February, 1955. Same year as Bill Gates.
He was put up for adoption by his biological parents and was raised by Paul and Clara Jobs. Jobs was in a relationship with Chris Ann Brennan for a long time and she gave birth to his daughter Lisa in 1978. Jobs was 23 at the time and after he broke up with Chris he got into many relationships until he married Laurene Powell, a Stanford Graduate, in 1991 He lived with his family in Palo Alto, California until his death in 2011 due to cancer. When Jobs was young he got a summer job at HP where he met Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc. In 1973 Jobs got into Stanford but decided to go to Reed College from where he dropped out after 1st semester.
He got a job at Atari and with the money he saved he made a trip to India to "seek enlightenment". Jobs moved to a hippie community in '74 and started dropping "acid" for "spiritual purposes". Later on he said that taking LSD was one of the most important thing he had done and that it changed his entire life. In 1976, Steve Jobs formed Apple Computers Inc. along with Steve Wozniak and released its first Computer - Apple I In 1977, Apple released
Apple II and by the end of
1980 Jobs was worth more
than $250 million. Jobs was just 25 then. By 1982 Apple was worth more than $1 Billion.
In 1984, Apple Inc. introduced Macintosh, the first
personal computer with a GUI and it introduced "The Mouse" to the world. Jobs got fired from Apple in the year 1985.
He came back to Apple in 1996
after Apple bought NeXT. The Second Coming of The Steve Jobs After Jobs came back to Apple, Its value increased by 7000%. He launched the "Think Different" campaign the same year.
He launched the revolutionary iMac in 1998. He later on in 2000 again became the CEO of Apple Inc. In 2001, Jobs unveiled the iPod along with the iTunes. It changed the entire company as it shifted its focus to portable devices and music. In 2003, Jobs unveiled Power Mac G5, world's fastest computer at the time. The MacBook Pro was introduced in 2006 and the MacBook Air in 2008. Apple released the iPhone in 2007. It was
first phone with a full multi-touch interface. It changed the entire mobile phone and started a new era in the smartphone world. Jobs unveiled the iPad in 2010. iPad, like the iPhone, brought a revolution as well in the tablet industry. Soon after many companies started copying the iPad in an effort to capitalize on the market created by Apple. Jobs resigned as Apple's CEO in August, 2011 due to medical reasons. He died on 5th October, 2011 few hours after the launch of the iPhone 4S. Apple's Advertisement Created by - Siddharth Satyam, MIT- MANIPAL