Steve Jobs Timeline and Tributes

Steve Jobs Timeline 

1955: Born on Feb 24,1955.

1976: April 1, Apple Computer is formed. Apple I

1977: Apple II

1980: Apple's Share Value:  22$ per share.

1983: Lisa Computer(named after his daughter, Lisa) goes on sale. 
           Appoints John Sculley from Pepsico as CEO of Apple.

1984: Macintosh goes on sale. 

1985: Jobs resigns from Apple.
           Apple's Share Value:  15.25$ per share.

1986: Starts NeXT Inc. 

1987: Apple's Share Value:  64.5$ per share.

1989: First NeXT goes on sale.

1993: Apple reports quarterly loss of $188 million. Sculley resigns.
           Apple's Share Value:  29.25$ per share.

1996: Jobs appointed as Adviser to Apple.
           Apple's Share Value:  23.5$ per share.

1997: Jobs becomes "interim" CEO.

1998: iMac desktop a hit.
           Apple's Share Value:  30.31$ per share.

1999: Launches iBook laptop.
           Apple's Share Value:  46.56$ per share.

2000: Jobs becomes CEO.

2001. Apple's Share Value:  18.14$ per share.
          Releases iPod,iTunes.

2003: Launches iTunes Music Store.

2004: Jobs undergoes Surgery for a rare form of Pancreatic Cancer.
            Apple's Share Value:  32.34$ per share.

2007: Launches iPhone.
           Apple's Share Value:  92.57$ per share.

2009: Jobs receives liver transplant.
            Apple's Share Value:  142.43$ per share.

2010: Sales of 15 million iPads.
           Apple's Share Value:  207.88$ per share.

2011: 24th Aug, Jobs quits as Apple CEO.
           Apple's Share Value:  376.18$ per share.

Source: The Times of India

Famous Steve Jobs Quotes

"You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new. "

"Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."
"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."

World's Tribute to Steve Jobs

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"Three apples have changed the world.
Adam's,Newton's and Steve Job's."

"Among the greatest of American innovators-brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it." - Barack Obama,US President.

"Steve,thank you for being a mentor and a friend.Thanks for showing what you build can change the world. I will miss you". - Mark Zuckerberg,Facebook Founder.

"The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come.For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely." - Bill Gates, Microsoft Corp.

Google's Tribute
Google's Tribute to Jobs

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