Steve jobs

Steve Jobs - 2011

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  • The birth of the great Steve Paul Jobs

    The birth of the great Steve Paul Jobs
    Steven Paul is born in San Francisco, CA, soon to be adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs. his biological parents are Joanne Simpson and Abdulfattah "John" Jandali.
  • The Apple Seeds Are Planted!

    The Apple Seeds Are Planted!
    Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak, an employee of Hewlett-Packard, while working at the company as a summer employee. In 1975, Jobs and Wozniak begin working on the Apple I in Jobs' bedroom. They offer the PC to HP, but it is not interested. Instead, the pair, along with Ron Wayne, found Apple Computer. The first batch of Apple I computers are produced and sold to local computer store
  • News about the Macintosh is out!

    News about the Macintosh is out!
  • Jobs Leaves Apple

    Jobs Leaves Apple
    Jobs and Woz hire merge with someone who they thought could help them in the future when he ended up taking over the buisness and firing them. he thought he would do a better job than Jobs and Woz
  • The Creation of Toy Story

    The Creation of Toy Story
    Walt Disney acquires Pixar, the studio that produced the Toy Story films, in a $7.4bn deal. Jobs, who founded the computer animation studio 20 years earlier, takes a seat on Disney's board and becomes the company's biggest shareholder.
  • Jobs returns to apple

    Jobs returns to apple
    Apple needed a way to get back into business and Jobs told Amelio that the only person that could save apple was him at the headquarters of National Semiconductors. On December 20, 1996, Amelio announced to the public that Apple would buy NeXT for the price of $427 million and would base the next version of the Mac OS on NeXTstep. Jobs returned to Apple as an advisor to help with the transition. It was the first time Jobs had been at the Apple campus in almost eleven years.
  • Apple has a new CEO

    Apple has a new CEO
    Jobs becomes permanent CEO of Apple. In 1996, Apple announced that it would buy NeXT for $429 million. The deal was finalized in late 1996, bringing Jobs back to the company he had co-founded. At the 2000 Macworld Expo, Jobs officially dropped the "interim" modifier from his title at Apple and became permanent CEO. Jobs quipped at the time that he would be using the title 'iCEO.
  • iTunes

    The iTunes Music Store opens. In the same year, the store hits 25 million downloads.
  • The First iPod and Retail Store

    The First iPod and Retail Store
    Apple launches the iPod digital music player. Earlier in the year, Jobs had announced the opening of Apple's first retail store in Tysons Corner Mall in Virginia.
  • Steve Jobs Has Cancer.

    Steve Jobs Has Cancer.
    Jobs is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and undergoes successful surgery for it at Stanford University Medical Center. The treatment to remove part of the pancreas, known as the Whipple procedure, also involves removing a small portion of the small intestine. A common side effect of the treatment is weight loss.
  • The iPad

    The iPad
    Steve Jobs unveils Apple's widely anticipated touch-screen tablet computer, the iPad. The half-inch thick gadget is met with mixed reviews, but Apple sells 4.2m of the devices in the three months to the end of September. Apple's stock market value soars to $180bn – above Google and two-thirds that of Microsoft. The company's last major launch, the iPhone, now accounts for more than a third of group revenues and had sparked a doubling of Apple's shares in a year.
  • Steve Jobs Leaves Apple for Good

    Jobs resigns as Apple chief executive seven months after going on medical leave and asks the board to name chief operating officer Tim Cook as his successor.