t’s well known that the secret to Apple Inc.’s meteoric success in the world of consumer technology was the vision, leadership and creativity of Steve Jobs. What’s less talked about is what drove Jobs, who died Wednesday at 56.
From his earliest days with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs was a half step ahead of the rest of us.
While Steve Jobs had no formal schooling in engineering, he pushed the envelope many times when it came to product design. He’s listed as the inventor or co-inventor on more than 300 U.S. patents, but other times the results of his work weren’t always pretty.
It’s difficult to overstate how dramatically Steve Jobs reshaped how we interact with computers. But what’s not as well-known is how Jobs’ successes arose from his previous failures.
One of the most legendary businessmen in American history, Steve Jobs turned three separate industries on their head in the 35 years he was involved in the technology industry.
There are few, if any, corners of the tech world that Steve Jobs’ vision and breakthroughs have not touched.
If there were an epitaph that perfectly describes Steve Jobs’ life on earth, it is one that he helped craft himself for the iconic “Think Different” Apple advertising campaign.
If Tony Bennett is still looking for his heart, he might find it in Union Square. This centrally located plaza is the traditional hub of downtown, surrounded by the city’s largest hotels and home to some of San Francisco’s best shopping.
Apple Inc. said Steve Jobs resigned as CEO, effective immediately. The company said Wednesday that Jobs would be replaced by Tim Cook, who was the company’s chief operating officer.
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