Apple Inc. is a tech company headquartered in Cupertino, California, in America. The technology company designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.
The technology company was founded by Steve Jobs , Steve Wozniak , and Ronald Wayne in April 1976. However, few weeks after the company was founded, Ronald Wayne left and sold his share of the company back to Jobs and Wozniak for just $800. Ronald Wayne possibly would have been one of the richest men in the world today if he had stayed.
The tech company are producers of both hardware and softwares. The hardware products include:
• iPhone (smartphone)
• iPad (tablet computer)
• Mac (personal computer)
• ipod (portable media player)
• Apple watch (smartphone)
• Apple TV (media player)
• HomePod (smart speaker)
Apple’s software includes:
• MacOS and iOS (operating system)
• iTunes (media player)
• Safari (web browser)
• iLife and iWork (creativity and productivity suites)
• Final Cut Pro,
Logic Pro, and Xcode
Apple online services includes:
• the iTunes Store
• the iOS App Store
• Mac App Store
• Apple Music
The Apple company of yesterday, had a lot of history, that has contributed to its success story of today. Currently, the company is the world’s third-largest mobile phone manufacturer after Samsung and Huawei.
The company’s worldwide annual revenue totaled $265 billion for the 2018 fiscal year and also the world’s largest information technology company by revenue. In August 2018, Apple became the first public U.S. company to be valued at over US$ 1 trillion. The company employs 123,000 full-time employees and maintains 504 retail stores in 24 countries as of 2018.
To know more about the life of Steve Jobs and how this tech company started, just watch the Golden Globe-winning 2015 film “Steve Jobs”. Moreover, after the death of Steve Jobs in 2011, Tom Cook has done tremendously well in taking the tech company to the next level.