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Apple Company History From 1981- 1983

Steve Jobs

By Glen Sanford
Source: apple-history.com

Following the historic visit to Xerox PARC in 1979, Jobs and several other engineers began to develop the Lisa, which would redefine personal computing. Jobs, however, proved to be a poor project manager, and was taken off the Lisa by Mike Markkula, then president of Apple, and one of the major stockholders. Jobs, who owned only 11% of Apple, decided to take over someone else’s project, and began working with the Macintosh–which had started as…

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Apple Company History From 1976-1981

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak- History Being Made!

By Glen Sanford
Source: apple-history.com

Steven Wozniak and Steve Jobs had been friends in high school.  They had both been interested in electronics, and both had been perceived as outsiders.  They kept in touch after graduation, and both ended up dropping out of school and getting jobs working for companies in Silicon Valley. (Wozniak for Hewlett-Packard, Jobs for Atari)

Wozniak had been dabbling in computer-design for some time when, in 1976, he designed what would become the Apple I. Jobs, who had an eye for the future, insisted that he and Wozniak try to sell the machine, and on April 1, 1976, Apple Computer was born.

Hobbyists did not take the Apple I very seriously, and Apple did not begin to take off until…

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