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The timeline of Steve Jobs
6 months ago
Steve Jobs was born
He signed up for a Summer job.
Illegally started selling phone phreaks with his friend Woz.
Gets his first job as a video game maker.
Apple Computer Inc. is incorporated by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ron Wayne.
Steve Jobs and Woz show off the Apple I at the Personal Computing Festival in Atlantic City.
Woz is forced to leave HP to join Apple full time.
The Apple II becomes the first mass-market personal computer, with impressive sales around the US. Apple becomes a symbol of the personal computing revolution.
Steve's ex-girlfriend Chris-Ann Brennan gives birth to their daugher Lisa.
Sales of Apple II skyrocket after pioneer spreadsheet software VisiCalc is introduced.
Apple launches the Apple III, which will prove a disastrous flop.
Apple goes public, increasing Steve Jobs' net worth from dozens of millions of dollars to over $200 million.
A portrait of Steve Jobs ends up on the cover of Time Magazine, under the title 'Striking it Rich'.
PepsiCo CEO John Sculley becomes Apple's CEO after having been wooed by Steve Jobs for several months
Steve's mother Clara dies. A couple months later, Steve discovers his biological mother Joanne and his sister, novelist Mona Simpson.
Steve Jobs introduces the NeXT Cube in San Francisco to great critical acclaim, pitching it as a workstation for higher education
Steve marries Laurene Powell in Yosemite.
Steve Jobs introduces Apple's new board of directors and a truce with Microsoft at Macworld Boston
Steve Jobs introduces iPhone and its revolutionary touch-screen interface.
Steve Jobs unveils iPad, 'the biggest thing Apple's ever done'. The tablet runs the same operating system as iPhone
Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple, with the words 'I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.' Tim Cook becomes Apple CEO
Steve Jobs dies at home, surrounded by his family.
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