Steve Jobs telah disahkan meninggal dunia semalam oleh ahli keluarganya kerana Barah Pankreas yang dijankitinya sejak 8 tahun yang lalu. Berita yang mengemparkan dunia ini berlaku selepas baru 6 minggu dia meletakkan jawatan sebagai CEO Apple. Steve Jobs pada 1980am memberitahu komputer "will seduced you" dan memang benar kini ramai orang sudah mempunyai komputer sendiri. Sebagai Tribute kepada Steve Jobs yang telah membawa teknologi ke satu tahap yang baru, admin selitkan biodata terakhir Steve dan juga Sejarah Karier Steve Jobs dalam Apple. Selain itu, admin akan tunjukkan revolusi yang telah dilakukan dan dibawa oleh Steve Jobs ke dalam dunia ini.
Nama: Steven Paul Jobs
Umur: 56 (1955-2011)
Tarikh Lahir: Feb. 24, 1955, di San Francisco dan diambil Paul dan Clara Jobs sebagai anak angkat
Tarikh Meninggal: Oct. 5, 2011
Pendidikan: Menghabiskan Sekolah Menengah di Cupertino, Calif pada 1972 dan kemudiannya melanjutkan pelajaran di Reed College, Portlanf sebelum berhenti selepas satu semester.
Ahli Keluarga :
Isteri - Laurene Powell;
Anak - Reed Paul, Erin Sienna dan Eve; dan seorang lagi anak perempaun, Lisa Brennan-Jobs,dari hubungan dengan Bay Area painter Chrisann Brennan
Adik beradik - Penulis Mona Simpson.
Tempat Tinggal : Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Aset : $8.3 Billion (2011)
1974. Took a job at video game maker Atari.
1976. Founded Apple with Steve Wozniak in 1976 in Jobs' garage.
1982. Had Apple's annual sales climb to $1 billion with Apple II
1984. Launched the Macintosh, the first successful small computer with a graphical user interface.
1985. Was pushed out as Apple's chairman and relieved as head of Apple's Mac division by CEO John Sculley. Founded NeXT, a computer platform development company specializing in the higher education and business markets.
1986. Acquired for $10 million the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm Ltd., which was renamed Pixar Animation Studios. Was CEO and majority shareholder of Pixar until its acquisition by The Walt Disney Co. in 2006 for $7.4 billion. Following the Disney deal, became Disney's largest individual shareholder at 7 percent and a member of the board of directors.
1996. Returned as adviser after Apple buyout of NeXT for $429 million and became de facto CEO in July.
1998. Introduced the iMac, the egg-shaped looking PC that integrated the monitor and the computer and replaced the floppy disk drive with a USB port. Had Apple return to profitability.
2001. Launched the iPod, which reinvented the personal music player. Also launched Mac computers with OS X, the modern Mac operating system based on Next software.
2003. Opened the iTunes Music Store, which became the number-one music vendor in the United States and turned around the music industry.
2007. Launched the iPhone, the line of Internet- and multimedia-enabled, multi-touch screen smartphone. The iPhone topped other smartphones in units sold in the second quarter of this year.
2010. Launched the iPad, creating a new tech category. More than 29 million iPad units also since releasing the device in April and has recorded $18.5 billion in revenue in its books.
January 2011. Took an indefinite medical leave. Had announced in 2004 that he had cancer in his pancreas and had the tumor was removed in July 2004. Has been facing illness since. Went on a six-month leave starting January 2009 and underwent a liver transplant in April. Despite the leave, still made appearances at the iPad 2 launch event in March, the WWDC keynote introducing iCloud in June, and before the Cupertino City Council in June.
August 24, 2011. Abruptly resigned as Apple CEO, named Tim Cook as successor, and took the role of chairman. Leaving at a time when Apple is already worth more than $345 billion, second only to Exxon Mobil and topping than Microsoft, IBM, Google and Intel. Apple's shares closed at $376 Wednesday, from $6.56 in April 2003.
Revolusi Produk Apple
1980 - Apple III
1983 - Lisa
1984 - Macintosh
1989 - Macintosh Portable
1989 - Macintosh SE/30
1991 - Macintosh Quadra
1991 - PowerBook 100
1992 - Macintosh Performa
1993 - MessagePad and Newton OS
1994 - QuickTake
1995 - Power Macintosh 9500
1996 - Network Server
1997 - Twentieth Anniversary Mac
1998 - iMac
2000 - Apple flat panels
2000 - Power Mac G4 Cube
2001 - Flower Power iMac
2001 - iPod
2001 - PowerBook G4
2006 - MacBook Pro
2007 - iPhone
2010 - iPad