Thursday, October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs

Apple announced that its former chief executive Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56 years old.

When Ben Wang reporter visit Apple's Web site in English, the Home has been replaced by a large photo of Steve Jobs, and "1955-2011" message. Apple also issued a statement mourning Jobs website. The statement said: "Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, the world lost an incredible person. Those of us who understand and honor people who worked together with Steve lost a valuable friend and inspiring people inspiration mentor Steve left the company only he can create his spirit will always be the cornerstone of Apple. "

Steve Jobs Biography

Steve Jobs (Steve Paul Jobs), was born on February 24, 1955. After graduating from high school in 1972, in Portland, Oregon's Reed College is only one semester of the book; Jobs in 1974, a company designing computer games to find work. Two years later, when he was 21-year-old Jobs and 26-year-old Wo Zini Ike home in the garage of Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer.

Steve Jobs is considered to be the computer industry and entertainment industry iconic figure, but it also put him as a Macintosh computer, ipad, iPod, iTunes Store, iPhone and other well-known founder of digital products.

Jobs is also the former chairman of Pixar Animation and Chief Executive Officer (Pixar has been acquired in 2006 by Disney), this company has now become a popular animated film "Toy Story" and "Bug's Life" production company Steve Jobs is Disney's largest individual shareholder and board member.

Personal life

Steve Jobs's personal life, it is still no data to test, just know that he is Buddhist, but Steve Jobs attaches great importance to privacy.Even in recent years, when he attended public consumption was extremely thin, the public worried about his cancer recurrence and the company's shares fell on the occasion, he did not speak for their own health, only in September 2008 of Let "s Rock conference in order to a subtitle ─ ─ those who reported on the contents of my death is too exaggerated (Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated).

January 18, 2009, Steve Jobs sent a letter to each employee, claiming that their health worse than imagined, need to temporarily leave the company treatment, and similar to "summer goodbye." The news came out, Apple's stock price has dropped nearly 10% of the day.

April 2009, Memphis, Tennessee, Jobs in Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute (Methodist University HospitalTransplant Institute) received a liver transplant. Recovery in good condition, has resumed work.

June 30, 2009, Apple said that in the past six months sick leave after Steve Jobs has been back to work.

September 10, 2009, 2009 Apple's Steve Jobs appeared new fall conference.This is the second medical treatment, Jobs first major event at the company.

January 17, 2011, 56-year-old Steve Jobs (Steve Jobs) by mail to the company's employees to convey a shocking news: the board of directors has approved his sick leave, Chief Operating Officer Tim library g (Tim Cook) will temporarily be responsible for all of Apple's daily operations. This is has been since January 2009, Jobs left the second ill post.

August 24, 2011, Apple's board of directors announced that CEO Steve Jobs resigned from office.


In 1985, Jobs received a grant from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Medal of state-level technology;

In 1997 a "Times" on the cover; the same year was named the most successful manager, is prominent "computer madman."

In 2007, Steve Jobs was "Fortune" magazine as the greatest businessman of the year.

2009 by Fortune magazine as the best decade American CEO, the same year was elected one of Time magazine Person of the Year.