Apple has largely changed the world of computer technology and electronics, will celebrate the 60th anniversary in 2016.
Since its founding a small company of several people rose to the most profitable and successful corporations in the world, and its founders became legends in life.
History of Apple base
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, big fanselectronics, knew each other from school. In the early 70s they built some devices called Blue Box, which allows you to make free phone calls. Wozniak was the inspirer and the actual executor of the project, and Jobs took over the advertising function, managing to sell quite a number of devices for a decent amount. In 1975, the young inventors are beginning to design your first computer. The works were completed in early 1976, and the computer called Apple I. The first of April this year, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne founded Apple Computer company.
Largely due to his businessgrip, Steve Jobs was able to sell about 200 computers Apple I. This success and confidence in the great future of computer technology have helped the company to develop further. In 1977 it was realized even more successful project - the computers Apple II. So the company under the leadership of Steve Jobs was able to rise to the leading position in the computer market and hold them for about 10 years. In 1985, due to a series of failures and controversies within the company, Jobs resigned from Apple and became one of the founders of the animation studio Pixar. In 1996, he returned to the corporation he created as an interim manager, and in 2000 became a permanent director again. Under his leadership, it has been developed, and in 2001 presented to the public, the iPod player, in 2007 - the iPhone, in 2010 - iPad. Parallel to this, the market continues to go Macintosh computers. Production of high-tech devices helped Apple in August 2011 to become the most valuable company in the world. At the same time, Steve Jobs has voluntarily resigned as CEO. September 5, 2011 the great inventor died. The cause of death of Steve Jobs has become a respiratory arrest caused by pancreatic cancer.
As established in 1976, the company Apple Computer, SteveWozniak was appointed vice-president. He was responsible for the research and development of the company's products. Wozniak engaged in the creation of equipment for the first models of Apple computers and writing software language for its computing devices. His computer Apple II did Wozniak and Jobs millionaires. In 1987 he left the company, retaining a stake he owns. Nominally, Steve Wozniak is still the number of employees and the corporation receives a salary there.
Ronald Wayne was a friend of Steve Jobs, and itJobs invited him to become another founder of the new company for the production of computers. Peru belongs to Ronald Wayne text of a trilateral agreement on the establishment of the company, he also created the first logo of the company (Newton sitting under an apple tree) and wrote a manual computer Apple I. However, after two weeks Wayne refused to participate in the development of production, sold its 10% shares for $ 800, another for $ 1,500, he wrote a written waiver of all claims against the new company. According to some estimates, 10% of the shares of Wayne today would be valued in the tens of billions of dollars.