Apple Computer – Steve Jobs’ Success Story

“We started getting computers into the hands of everyday people, and we exceeded our wildest dreams.”

– Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc., 1976.

Steve Jobs was adopted into a family in Mountain View, California. While still in high school, Jobs’ interest in electronics led him to call William Hewlett of Hewlett-Packard to ask for parts for a school project. Hewlett supplied the parts and then offered Jobs to intern at Hewlett-Packard for a summer. There, Jobs met Steve Wozniak, a talented and skilled engineer five years older than the high school student. Their friendship would ultimately be the foundation on which Apple was built.

Jobs dropped out of Reid College after one semester and went to work for Atari designing games. He carefully saved the money he earned while working in the attic so that he could visit India and satisfy his growing interest in the spirituality of the East.

After returning home from India, Jobs and Wozniak…

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