Steve Jobs created a version of the video game, Pong, and was hired to work at Atari. By 1974 he was living and working in Los Gatos at Atari.
Apple introduced the Macintosh, a very expensive computer with a mouse-driven graphical user interface and a built-in screen.
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple in 1976 to sell Wozniak's Apple I personal computer.
John Sculley, CEO of Apple, decided to reorganize the company. Jobs was hoping to stop Sculley and take over Apple for himself, but after discovering his plan, the Apple Board forced him to resign.
Resignation from Apple
After resigning from Apple, Jobs started NeXT, an American computer and software company.
Jobs funded Pixar Animation Studios, previously the graphics division of Lucasfilm. Later, he sold the company to Disney for $7.4 billion
Jobs Returns to Apple
Apple bought NeXT in a $427 million deal, bringing Jobs back into the company. He became interim chief executive a few months later.
Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and died on October 5, 2011.
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