Steve Jobs-Influence Paper

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Natalie Erdman
Kaiser
AP Lang
21 October 2013
Steve Jobs: An Influence on Technology How would you feel living a day without using any technology? Living without technology would be totally impossible. It has become an everyday necessity as more and more people are trying to improve their ways of living and staying informed using current technology in an effort to avoid being left behind. Steve Jobs had a vision-- a vision that would make the world an easier place to live. The world has become more technologically advanced because of the influence of Steve Jobs. As an entrepreneur, marketer, inventor and CEO, his vision has helped the world see the many possibilities that future holds. The multi-millionaire dollar empire that we
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A power struggle erupted between John Sculley, the CEO at the time and Jobs. In the spring of 1985 Apple 's board sided with the CEO, removing Jobs from his command of the Macintosh group. In 1996, Apple Computer-- now struggling--needed Jobs to come back to the company he helped to create. Within 2 years, Jobs ' expertise was able to turn the company around and make a profit. His leadership abilities saved company; he was able to influence company, and save Apple from bankruptcy. Apple releases the iMac: it becomes the fastest-selling personal computer inn history. Apple launches their first retail store and releases the iPod. The iPod was just innovative as all the other technology products that Apple has developed. The iPod was now the largest market share. It was more mobile than the Walkman; it had more capability, and better quality. There are now 357 Apple Stores. The iPod would capture more than a 75% market share caused other people. The following year Jobs became Apple 's CEO, driving the company to its greatest successes, from the iPod to the iPhone and the iPad. Apple introduces the iPhone, the first phone with a touchscreen and no keyboard. It revolutionized the cell phone industry--revolutionary because of its ease of use. When the iPad came out, Apple captured an 80%share of the tablet market. iPads they’re used at 92% of Fortune 500 companies.

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