Steve Jobs’ life.
Steven Jobs was born February 24, 1955, in San Francisco, California, and was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs. He grew up with one sister, Patty.
In 1961 the family moved to Mountain View, California, was becoming a center for electronics. At that time people started to refer to the area as "Silicon Valley." This is because a substance called siliconis used in the manufacturing of electronic parts. Jobs is married since 1991 with Laurene Powell. They live in Palo Alto, California, with their three children. Jobs had another daughter called Lisa of a different relationship with Chrisann Brennan.
He had suffered several health problems. In 2004 he was diagnosed as having pancreatic cancer. Doctors said to him that it was nearly incurable,and maybe he could survive between three or six months. He was undergone for a biopsy, during that the doctor began to cry and said to him that it was a type of cancer that could be cured with surgery.
Steve Jobs’ enterprises.
1. Apple I.
Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs created Apple I when Jobs was 20 years old. In 10 years, Apple was a company worth $2 million and 4,000 employees. In anattempt to maintain the competitiveness of the company, Steve hired John Sculley, CEO of Pepsi-Cola to take control of Apple. Jobs launched with bated breath the Apple Macintosh. However, the Macintosh did not find expectations expected. Over time, the visions of both were apart. Jobs and Sculley splat up .
In May 1985, Apple underwent an internal restructuring, and relegated to 1200 employees.Sculley relegated him as leader of the Macintosh division. Finally, on September 13, 1985, Jobs left the company that he had founded. Jobs was 30 years old and he went out of the enterprise. It was difficult for him. He saw as the last 10 years of his career had gone out and he was back as before, without anything. For months he did not know what to do, but he decided to meet with David Packard [HP]and Bob Noyce [Intel] to explain what happened and apologize for his behavior. Jobs knew that it was a big mistake and such were his feelings that he thought go away from Silicon Valley.
Soon after, Jobs decided to start again, because he must continue doing what he loved and made him feel good in his life, his job. He realized that there was not anything better than kick him out of Apple. Hehad to start from scratch, but not like a beginner so he had great knowledge since 10 years ago.
Since then he began to be more creative and he created two companies, NeXT and Pixar.
2. NeXT y Pixar.
NeXT- Jobs hired some of his former employees to begin a new computer company called
NeXT. The computer was introduced in 1988 in San Francisco. Initial reactions were generally good. Theproduct was excellent graphics and a fast processing speed. However, the NeXT machine never caught on. It was too costly, it had a black-and-white screen, and it could not be linked to other computer.
Pixar- Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the Computer Division of Lucasfilm. In 1986 Jobs purchased Pixar. Pixar specialized in computer animation. The Walt Disney Company bought Pixarin 2006. Pixar has produced eleven feature films, beginning with Toy Story in 1995, all of which have met with critical and commercial success. Pixar followed Toy Story with A Bug's Life in 1998, Toy Story 2 in 1999, Monsters, Inc. in 2001, and other films.
3. NeXT and Apple.
In December of 1996 Apple purchased NeXT Software for over $400 million. Jobs returned to Apple as a part-timeconsultant. The following year, Apple and its competitor Microsoft entered into a partnership. Apple and Microsoft according to the New York Times, "agreed to cooperate on several sales and technology fronts". In the following years Apple introduced several new products and marketing strategies.
Steve Jobs announced in November 1997 that Apple would sell computers to the users over Internet and by...
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