by Greg Switzer and Cameron Mount

he was put up for adoption by his mother. He was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View.   Born in San Francisco on February 24. California They gave him the name Steven Paul Jobs . 1955 to Joanne Carole Schieble and Abdulfattah John Jandali A week after he was born. Santa Clara County.

hoping to save enough money for a spiritual retreat to India He came back from the trip. and $100 for each chip he could reduce. Oregon for one semester. and reduced the design by 50 chips . a popular video game company. where he was later hired. California He attended after school lectures at the Hewlett-Packard Company. He gave the job to Wozniak. who created a design so tight. in 1974. the assembly line couldn t do it. and ready to go back to Atari. he started going to meetings for the Homebrew Computer Club with Steve Wozniak in California Jobs took a job at and wozniak       He attended Cupertino Middle School and Homestead High School. head shaved. he attended Reed College in Portland. wearing traditional Indian clothing. and then dropped out Two years later. He worked there with Steve Wozniak as a summer employee After high school. as a technician. He was given the job of creating the circuit board for the game Breakout . both in Cupertino.

1976. the Apple Computer Co. On April 1. and was released in 1976 The Apple II. which was released the next year. Apple became a publicly traded corporation. greatly expanding Jobs company . was a huge success In May of 1980. It wasn t as popular. he decided to turn it into a business. was formed Their first PC. but that same year. sold for $666. the Apple I.    After Jobs saw a computer Wozniak had designed. they released the Apple III.66.

it was responsible for many important innovations. but he was slowly pushed out for aggressive and underhanded tactics Employees said he had a temper. he was eventually kicked off the board of directors Jobs protested and resigned. due to high costs. He was so upset.       Steve Jobs was the founder and inspiration for the Apple Company. he sold all but one of his Apple shares During this time. and was usually stubborn After an internal power struggle. Jobs bought what became Pixar from Lucasfilm for $5 million He also started the computer company NeXT Computer Though it never went very mainstream. including NeXTMail . Jobs email program that supported embedded graphics and sounds and the original World Wide Web system . even though he stayed the chairmen for some time.

Gil Amelio. bringing Jobs back to Apple When the CEO in 1997. was thrown out. the iPod.    Apple bought NeXT in 1996. the iMac. and OpenDoc The coming years brought many new products. he released a number of new items like the Newton. and iTunes . Jobs took his place To show how profitable he could make Apple again. Cyberdog. including Mac OS X.

and The Incredibles . when Eisner was replaced by Bob Iger in 2005. Relations with Disney were getting tough.4 billion. Finding Nemo . which Jobs bought in 1986. However.    Steve is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "Lowest Paid Chief Executive Officer . he improved relations. with a salary of just $1. But. with 7% of the stock . and Disney bought Pixar for $7. This made Steve Jobs the largest single shareholder of the Walt Disney Company. has been responsible for films such as Toy Story . and Jobs announced that they would find a new partner in 2004. though. gifts like a $46 million jet and just under 30 million shares of restricted stock make him very well off to say the least Pixar.

and on July 31. and had 3 children In 2004.laurene powell jobs   Steve married Laurene Powell on March 18. He did not need further chemotherapy or radiation therapy . 1991. Jobs announced that he had a tumor in his pancreas. he had surgery to remove the tumor. however. It was a less threatening type of pancreatic cancer.

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