Category Archives: Apple

Acquisitions by Apple, Amazon, Google, Yahoo, and Facebook, 1999-2014 (Infographic)

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30 Years Ago Today, Steve Jobs Introduced the Macintosh

See also Rolling Stone‘s 1984 feature on the Macintosh and The New York Times January 1984 review of the Macintosh and Steve Jobs’ presentation at the Boston Computer Society, January 30, 1984 (also here, at the Computer History Museum)

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Steve Jobs on Starting Apple (1980 Video)

“We absolutely had no idea what people will do with [the PC] when we started out. The two people it was designed for were Woz and myself because we couldn’t afford to buy a computer kit on the market.” “Man … Continue reading

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Evan Williams: “The Internet makes human desire more easily attainable” (Video)

Evan Williams on the democratization of knowledge and the organizing principle of the Internet. “For the last 15 years, Evan Williams has made it easy for non-geeks to find their voice online. He cofounded Blogger in 1999, Odeo in 2004, Twitter … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Introduces Macintosh to BCS, January 1984 (Video)

January 1984: This is a brief clip of Steve Jobs speaking with Boston Computer Society members as he makes the first public showing ever of Macintosh. Steve Wozniak and the designers of Macintosh join with Steve in a very lively … Continue reading

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General Meetings of The Boston Computer Society (Video)

“These are a few brief samples from more than 20 hours of The Boston Computer Society General Meetings. Each meeting featured a leading personal computer industry visionary introducing a new product or technology to the world’s largest personal computer user … Continue reading

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What Has Steve Jobs Wrought?

[First published October 12, 2012] Steve Jobs had an insanely great ride on the waves of digitization that have transformed the way we work and play over the last few decades. But taking a cursory look at the hundreds of tributes … Continue reading

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Apple: Welcome, IBM. Seriously.

Today in 1981,  Apple Computer ran a full-page ad in the The Wall Street Journal, twelve days after IBM entered the personal computer market with the launch of the IBM PC.

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Steve Jobs: Thank You, Bill Gates

Today in 1997, Steve Jobs was on the cover of Time Magazine, thanking Bill Gates for saving Apple.

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iTunes Launched

Today in 2003, Apple launched the iTunes Music Store. The store sold more than 1 million tracks in its first five days and became the biggest music vendor in the U.S. five years later.     Here are iTunes stats, … Continue reading

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