13 Dec COTW: A Brief History of Apple
- December 12 marked 43 years since Apple’s IPO. Founded in 1976, Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Their journey towards creating innovative products continued with the launch of the iPod on October 23, 2001, a device that transformed the music industry.
- Apple’s next major breakthrough was the iPhone, unveiled on June 29, 2007, which redefined the smartphone market. The iPad, introduced on April 3, 2010, marked Apple’s foray into the tablet market, becoming an instant success.
- These products contributed significantly to Apple’s growth and are a testament to its enduring influence and innovation in the tech industry. Apple’s success is proof of how a good idea, a bit of skill, and a bit of luck have led to it becoming the first company in history to reach a market capitalization of $3 trillion.
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