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11 months ago
Stephen Paul Jobs is born.
Jobs enrolls at Reed College but drops out after a semester.
Jobs starts work with Atari with Steve Wozniak.
Apple Computer is formed.
Apple ll is unveiled. Revenue reaches $1 million.
Apple Goes Public. Raising $110 million.
Revenue Climbs to $1 billion.
Lisa computer goes on sale.
Lisa computer gets pulled.
Jobs starts Next Inc. He also buys Pixar for $10 million from George Lucas.
First NeXT Computer goes on sale.
Pixar's Toy Story is released. The first computer-animated film.
Apple buys Next for $430 million. All for Jobs operating system. Jobs is appointed an adviser to Apple.
Jobs becomes "interim" CEO at Apple.
Apple removes "interim" label from Jobs' CEO title.
Apple returns to profitability.
The first iPod goes on sale, as do computers with OS X, the modern Mac operating system based on Next software. Apple also releases iTunes software.
Jobs undergoes surgery for a rare but curable form of pancreatic cancer.
Disney buys Pixar for $7.4 billion. Jobs becomes Disney's largest individual shareholder, and much of his wealth is derived from this sale.
Apple releases its first smartphone, the iPhone. Crowds camp overnight at stores.
Apple sells 15 million of its newest gadget, the iPad, in nine months.
Apple announces that Jobs is resigning as CEO. Cook takes the CEO title, Apple names Jobs chairman.
Jobs dies at 56.
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