Thursday, October 6, 2011

Facts About Steve Jobs Apple Co-founder And Trivia

Steve Jobs (1955-2011) is the CEO of Apple, which he co-founded in 1976.

On November 27, 2007, Jobs was named the most powerful person in business by Fortune Magazine.

Apple Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Steve Jobs will be taking a medical leave until the end of June - just a week after the cancer survivor tried to assure investors and employees his recent weight loss was caused by an easily treatable hormone deficiency.
He is considered a leading figure in both the computer and entertainment industries.

Steve Jobs announced on January 5, 2009 that his rapid weight loss was due to a "hormone imbalance that has been 'robbing' [him] of the proteins [his] body needs to be healthy."

Steve Jobs worked for Atari, Inc., a leading corporation in the electronic arcade recreation, as a video game designer in 1974.

He was portrayed by Noah Wyle in Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999).
Steve was born to John Jandali and Joanne Carole Schieble. A week after he was born, his parents put him up for adoption.

Steve and his wife are both strict vegans, eating no animal products whatsoever.

Steve attended Reed College, but dropped out after the first semester.

Steve married Laurene Powell on March 18, 1991. They have 3 children together.

Steve graduated from Homestead High School in 1972.

Some Steve Jobs Quotes

Steve Jobs: I've always wanted to own and control the primary technology in everything we do.

Steve Jobs: It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.

Steve Jobs: Unfortunately, people are not rebelling against Microsoft. They don't know any better.

Steve Jobs: Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.

Steve Jobs: (talking about future developments) Well, you know us. We never talk about future products. There used to be a saying at Apple: Isn't it funny? A ship that leaks from the top. So, I don't wanna perpetuate that. So I really can't say.

Steve Jobs: If we give people an alternative to Microsoft, it will have been a greater good.

Steve Jobs: (what the CEO does) I don't know. Head janitor?

Steve Jobs: (talking about the assassination of John Kennedy) I remember John Kennedy being assassinated. I remember the exact moment that I heard he had been shot.

Steve Jobs: (talking about the documentary, Triumph of Nerds) What can I say? I hired the wrong guy. He destroyed everything I spent 10 years working for; starting with me, but that wasn't the saddest part. I would have gladly left Apple if Apple would have turned out like I wanted it to.

Steve Jobs Photo Gallery
A photo By Steve Jobs Fan

Steve Jobs as he introduces the new Apple II in Cupertino, Calif

Apple CEO Steve Jobs displays the iPod mini at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone

 Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisc

An iPhone displays an image of Steve Jobs as it sits with a memorial to the Apple founder and former CEO outside an Apple Store, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 in New York. Steve Jobs passed away Wednesday at the age of 56.

He had been patient of pancreatic cancer since 2004.
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