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This title examines the remarkable life of Steve Jobs and his work building the groundbreaking company Apple. Readers will learn about Jobs's background and education, as well as his early career and his time with NeXT Computer and Pixar. Also covered is a look at how Apple operates, its history, and its many innovations, including the iPod, the iPad, and the iPhone. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an Index. Technology Pioneers is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.Today, billions ofApple products, from the smallest iPod nano to the most sophisticated computer, are used all over the world. STARTING SMALL AND STRUGGLING Similar to most companies, Apple started small and was not an instant success. ... such as the 1951 UNIVAC computer (the first commercial model) used vacuum tubes and relied on punch cards to convey programming instructions.

Author:Marcia Amidon Lüsted
Publisher:ABDO - 2012-08-01


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