40 Fast Facts on Apple

40 Fast Facts on Apple

40 Fast Facts on Apple

Apple Computer Inc. was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, friends from Silicon Valley who had worked at HP and Atari, respectively.

Long before the iPad and the iPhone, Apple was remaking the computer industry and shaking up popular culture. Corporate power plays, personal drama, hits and misses at the cutting edge of technology design - all inform the vision that guides the company today. How much do you know about Apple?

See also: Fast facts on Linux, Microsoft, Oracle, Google and HP. Also: Present Like Steve Jobs, AppStore v Innovation.

Senior Writer and author of the Know It All blog

Ed Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.
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