Friday, October 7, 2011

Steve Jobs: Life In Pics

Apple Inc co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on October 5, 2011, after a years-long and highly public battle with cancer and other health issues. He was 56. This 1977 file photo shows Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as he introduces the new Apple II in Cupertino. (AP Photo/Apple Computers Inc, File)
Jobs was born in San Francisco and was adopted by the Armenian family of Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View, California. In this April 24, 1984, file photo, Steve Jobs (L), Chairman of Apple Computers, is seen with John Sculley (C), President and CEO, and Steve Wozniak (R), co-founder of Apple, unveiling the new Apple IIc computer in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Sal Veder, File)
Jobs enrolled at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, but dropped out after a semester. In this April 4, 1991, file photo, Steve Jobs is seen with his NeXTstation color computer at the NeXT facility in Redwood City, California.(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Apple Computer was formed on April Fool's Day, shortly after Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs created a new computer circuit board in a Silicon Valley garage. A third co-founder, Ron Wayne, left the company after less than two weeks. In this Oct. 2, 1997, file photo, Steve Jobs of Apple Computer, speaks during the Seybold publishing conference in San Francisco, in front of a poster of artist Pablo Picasso from Apple's latest advertising campaign. (AP Photo/Thor Swift, File)
After leaving Apple, Jobs founded NeXT Computer in 1985 with $7 million. In this September 18, 1990, file photo, Steve Jobs, President and CEO of NeXT Computer Inc, shows off his company's new NeXTstation after an introduction to the public in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
In 1986, Jobs bought The Graphics Group (later renamed Pixar) from Lucasfilm's computer graphics division for the price of $10 million, $5 million of which was given to the company as capital, according to reports. In this March 30, 1989, file photo, Steve Jobs (L) of NeXT Computer Inc, and David Norman, President of Businessland, pose beside a NeXT work station in San Francisco, California. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
In 1996, Apple announced that it would buy for $429 million. The deal was finalised in late 1996, bringing Jobs back to the company he had co-founded. This 1998 file photo provided by Apple, shows Apple CEO Steve Jobs posing for a photo with an iMac computer. (AP Photo/Apple, Moshe Brakha, File)
Jobs became de facto chief after then-CEO was ousted in July. He was formally named interim chief executive in September 1997. In this January 5, 2000, file photo, Apple computer co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs waves goodbye to nearly 6,000 Apple faithful after completing his MACWorld Expo keynote address, in San Francisco.(AP Photo, File)
In August 2011, Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, but remained at the company as chairman of the company's board. Steve Jobs seen taking the stage to discuss the iCloud service at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, in this June 6, 2011 file picture. (Reuters)
Reports reveal that hours after the announcement, Apple Inc. shares dropped 5% in after-hour trading. The relatively small drop was considering the fact that Jobs' health had been in the news for several years, and he was on medical leave since January 2011. In this May 6, 1998, file photo, Steve Jobs of Apple Computers unveils the the new iMac computer in Cupertino, California.(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
In this January 15, 2008, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
An Apple store worker wears a black armband, while an image of Steve Jobs is seen on the Apple homepage, inside the store in Manila on October 6, 2011. Jobs, counted among the greatest American CEOs of his generation, died on October 5, 2011 at the age of 56, after a years-long and highly public battle with cancer and other health issues. (Reuters/Romeo Ranoco)

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