“Steve Jobs helped create a Silicon Valley icon and, along the way, garnered a reputation as a charismatic yet mercurial visionary. Jobs co-founded Apple Computer with Steve Wozniak in 1976, and a year later launched the Apple II — the first desktop computer to have a built-in keyboard, built-in sound and could produce color graphics when hooked to a color television,” CNN reports.
“He was also the force behind the Macintosh, another of Apple’s groundbreaking personal computers, only to be ousted from the company in an in-house power struggle in 1985,” CNN reports. “But Jobs returned to Apple in late 1996, and began the process that restored the company to profitability.”
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