To Apple, he was the visionary genius. Steve Jobs had become inseparable from the Apple brand. Whoever was behind the iPhone and iPad.
Each of its ads in Silicon Valley, as in his black turtleneck sweater, was expected by all the high tech capital as a new innovation. But Wednesday night, Steve Jobs will give the face of illness. In a statement released at about 20 pm New York time, Apple announced that its co-founder had died, at age 56.
The news did not surprise those who knew him and all the Apple fans.Jobs, who fought against pancreatic cancer for several years, had taken sick leave in January and resigned in August from his position as CEO of the company. To make room for Tim Cook, his number two.
The story of Jobs is up to his legend. It is in a garage he built his first Apple computer, with his friend Steve Wozniak, a computer enthusiast.The Apple brand was created on 1 April 1976 and the computer will go on sale a few weeks later, at a price of 666.66 dollars. Jobs was a pioneer, one of the first to introduce the personal computer in the home and to recognize the interests of the mouse. The first consumer desktop will be marketed by Apple and launched in 1984 and will be called the Macintosh.
Singular character, it was revealed one day trip to India in a backpack and heavy consumption of drugs of all kinds, had helped to create “artistic vision “. A visionary with a strong, Jobs is ousted from Apple in 1986. It will then create the famous Pixar Studios, which he bought from George Lucas. Pixar will become one of the most successful animation studios in Hollywood with films like ” Toy Story , “” Nemo “etc ….
Jobs then returns to the Cupertino company in 1996. It will be the main instigator behind the revolution with the launch of Apple’s iMac, the iPod, the iPhone and iPad. With the creation of the iTunes account that also offers an alternative to pay music piracy on the Internet, is revolutionizing the world of music and created a new economic model. A few weeks ago, the New York Times Jobs was hailed as one of ” the greatest innovators of the modern history of capitalism . ” ” A character with a tremendous intuition , “says the newspaper. At its last public appearance, Jobs, still in black sweater and sneakers, appeared very frail and several times already, many rumors had reported his death. Find Steve Jobs Tribute on Apple Pagere here At Steve Jobs Apple Page