Facts About Apple IncPosted 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Interesting facts about Apple Inc. The world's most popular brand in the technology sector. It is an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California. It's the brain child of Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and thinker.
Apple provides multiple products and services. They design, develop, and sell consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. Apple is the best know for iPhone, Tablets, and Mac.
Interesting Facts About Apple
- Apple is a public company listed on NASDAQ.
- Apple is considered as one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. IT industry, along with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook.
- Apple was founded on April 1, 1976.
- Apple Inc. was founded by a trio Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne in April 1976. But, Steve Jobs was always a key person to make it happen.
- Ronald Wayne sold back his share back to Jobs and Wozniak within 12 days. Just guest how much loss?
- Apple incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc., in January 1977.
- Apple went public in 1980.
- Apple is headquartered in Apple Park Way, Cupertino, California, U.S.
- Apple targets multiple products and services ranging from computer hardware, software, consumer electronics, cloud computing, digital distribution, fabless silicon design, semiconductors, media, retail, financial technology, artificial intelligence, to research, innovation, and much more.
- Apple has about 511 retail stores around the world as of 2021.
- In 2021, Apple earned revenue of about US$274.515 billion.
- Apple Inc. owns multiple companies including. Braeburn Capital, Beats Electronics, Claris, Apple Energy, LLC, Apple Sales International, Apple Services, Apple Worldwide Video, Anobit, Beddit.
- The companies first product was Apple I computer. The Apple Computer 1, originally released as the Apple Computer and known later as the Apple I, or Apple-1, is a desktop computer released by the Apple Computer Company in 1976. It was designed and hand-built by Steve Wozniak.
- To finance Apple's first product Steve Jobs sold his VW Microbus and Steve Wozniak sold his HP-65 calculator for US$500.
- Apple's first product Apple I was sold as a set of a motherboard with CPU, RAM, and basic textual video chips.
- The First Apple computer was gone for sale for about US$666.66.
- The Apple II also invented and designed by Wozniak.
- The Apple II was introduced on April 16, 1977, at the first West Coast Computer Faire. The West Coast Computer Faire was an annual computer industry conference and exposition most often associated with San Francisco, its first and most frequent venue. The first fair was held in 1977.
- In 1979, The Apple II computer was chosen to be the desktop platform for the first "killer application" of the business world: VisiCalc. VisiCalc was the first spreadsheet computer program for personal computers, originally released for Apple II by VisiCorp in 1979.
- The release of VisiCalc on Apple II computer launched a business opportunity for Apple. It gave small users an additional reason to get an Apple II computer.
- Apple introduced the Apple III computer in May 1980. It was capable of competing with IBM in the business and corporate computing market. It was a business-oriented personal computer produced.
Resources to learn more about Apple Inc.
- Kahney, Leander. Rebuilding an Apple From the Past
- Apple-1, Steve Wozniak's hand-built creation, was Apple's first official product, priced at $666.66
- Ronald Wayne: On Co-founding Apple and Working With Steve Jobs
- The gambling man who co-founded Apple and left for $800
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Apple II History Chapter 4
- Why 2006 isn't like 1984
- The greatest commercials of all time
- How The Greatest Super Bowl Ad Ever – Apple's '1984' – Almost Didn't Make It To Air
- Apple's 1984: The Introduction of the Macintosh in the Cultural History of Personal Computers
- Is Programming Obsolete?
- Revolution in The Valley: The Insanely Great Story of How the Mac Was Made. O'Reilly Media
- How Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Inspired John Sculley To Pursue The 'Noble Cause
- Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader. Crown Business