Apple is completing 44 years of its inception today. It was established on 1 April 1976 under the name of Apple Computer Company. Which is named after Apple Computer Inc. after one year. Has been done. Apple is currently one of the top technology companies in the world. Apple, the maker of many devices including computers, smartphones, tablets, smart home devices, earphones, smartwatches, has also launched a streaming service called Apple TV + last year. In this way, the company offers smart services for people along with making devices and software. The company’s CEO is currently Tim Cook. Come, know how the company’s journey has been in the last 44 years?
Apple was founded on 1 April 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. These three founders together established Apple to sell personal computers. Steve Wozniak sold his shares just 12 days after the company was founded. After which the company name was changed from Apple Computer Company in January 1977 to Apple Computer Inc. Has been done. Within just a few years of establishment, the company started growing rapidly. Seeing this, the company’s founders started hiring staff to run it.
Ups and downs
In 1980 the company made tremendous profits and became popular among the people. In 1984, the company shipped new computers with the graphical user interface Macnitosh. After this, people started liking the company’s products. In 1985 Wozniak left Apple and Steve Jobs also founded his new company, NeXT. Because of this, the company’s market share collapsed in 1990. The board then appointed Gil Amilio as the company’s CEO. Gill bought Steve Jobs’ company NeXT within 500 days of taking over the company and brought Jobs back to Apple.
Return of steve jobs
Apple launched iMac in 1998 and in 2000 Steve Jobs became CEO of the company. In 2001, the company opened its first retail chain Apple Store. After this, Apple merged many more technology companies with itself. In 2007, Apple was renamed Apple Inc. Has been kept The main reason for this was that the company had now ventured into consumer electronics besides computers. In 2007 the company launched its first smartphone iPhone, which became quite popular among the people. Since then, about 24 models of iPhone have been launched so far.
Tim Cook’s Round
In August 2011, Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of the company. Steve Jobs resigned from the company keeping his health in mind. After which Tim Cook was made CEO of the company. Steve Jobs died in 2011, just 2 months after resigning from the company. Last year in 2019, the company’s CDO Johnny Ivy also resigned from Apple and started working as the company’s primary client.
Provides more than 30 products available
Apple products, they have a long list. Hardware products include iPhone, iPad, Mac and portable media player iPods. In the Smartwatch category, the company manufactures products such as AirPods, HomePods, in the category of Apple Watch and Smart Devices. The company provides Apple TV service as digital content. Software, the company makes macOS, iOS, iPadOS, watchOS and tvOS. As well as the company iTunes
Media player also develops. The company also develops many other utility software including Safari web browser, Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Xcode. As an online service, the company provides services such as iTunes Store, iOS App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV +, iMessage and iCloud. Apart from this, the company also provides services like Apple Store, Genius Bar, AppleCare, Apple Pay, Apple Pay Cash and Apple Card.