Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs died at age 56 from pancreatic cancer, the company announced Thursday, leaving the technology giant without its visionary. As Patricia Sullivan reported :
Steve Jobs, a co-founder of Apple Inc., who introduced simple, well-designed computers for people who were more interested in what technology could do than in how it was done, died Wednesday at age 56.
March 2, 2011
Announces iPad2 Launch
Apple launches the iPad 2, a sleeker, lighter version of its tablet with a new dual-core processor, two cameras and, for the first time, it comes in either white or black.
January 27, 2010
Steve Jobs unveils iPad, the much-anticipated Apple tablet.
January 15, 2008
Introduces MacBook Air
Steve Jobs introduces the world’s thinnest notebook, the MacBook Air, at Macworld.
January 9, 2007
Steve Jobs introduces Apple TV and iPhone at Macworld. Apple Computer becomes Apple Inc.
January 12, 2005
Gives Commencement Speech at Stanford
Steve Jobs’s commencement speech at Stanford University.
August 4, 2004
Has Pancreatic Tumor Removed
Steve Jobs has his pancreatic tumor removed by surgery.
January 6, 2004
Unveils iPod Mini
Steve unveils the iPod mini and the iLife suite at Macworld.
April 28, 2003
Apple Opens iTunes Music Store
Apple opens the online iTunes Music Store in the US.
May 6, 1998
Steve Jobs introduces Apple’s revolutionary iMac.
December 10, 1996
Apple buys NeXT
Apple buys NeXT for $400 million. Steve Jobs is named “informal adviser” to CEO Gil Amelio.
March 18, 1991
Marries Laurene Powell
Steve Jobs marries Laurene Powell
September 17, 1985
Resigns from Apple
Steve Jobs resigns from Apple. Apple announces it will sue Steve’s future company, NeXT.
June 10, 1985
Meets Pixar Team
Alan Kay first introduces the Pixar team to Steve Jobs
December 1, 1980
Apple Goes Public
Apple goes public, increasing Steve Jobs’ net worth to over $200 million.
April 1, 1976
The Apple I
Steve and Woz start assembling Apple I computers in the Jobs’ garage, and sell them to hobbyists.
July 10, 1973
Attends Reed College, Drops Out
teve spends the fall semester at Reed College, Oregon, then drops out. He will stay on campus and attend the classes that interest him for a while, then move to a hippie commune
July 14, 1969
Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak.
Steve Jobs meets Steve Wozniak, 5 years older, through a mutual friend. Woz and Steve share a love of electronics, Bob Dylan, and pranks
February 24, 1955
Steven Paul Born
Steven Paul is born in San Francisco, CA, soon to be adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs.