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1Executive Summary1-3


1.2Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniaks First Victory1-4

1.3Steve’s Downfall1-5

1.4Steve Jobs and His Road Back to the Top1-5

1.5Steve Jobs and his Fight with Cancer1-6



Table of FIgures

Figure 1: The 1st Apple Computer

Figure 2: The Apple II

Figure 3: RIP Steve Jobs

Executive Summary

In this reserch report you will be reading about Steve Jobs and his contribution to technology in relation to his innovation, creativity and revelutionary ideas.You will read about his early inventions from the blue boxes, an invention made by himself and Steve Wozniak, Steves close friend, to make long distance calls for free, to 2011 and his newest invention the I phone 4s. I will discuss his competition for monopoly in the technology world with Microsoft owner Bill Gates. Finally I will talk about Steve jobs fight with cancer, which ended this year in October 2011.

1 Introduction

Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, California on the 24th February 1955. His biological parents met at a young age during college and his mother Joanne Schieble became pregnant out of marriage and because her parents were against her marrying Steve’s Biological father Abdulfattah Jandali a Muslim she decided to move away to San Francisco and have the baby alone without anyones knowledge. A couple called Paul and Clara Jobs who were unable to have children adopted him. Steve grew up with one adopted sister named Patti. Paul Jobs worked as a machinist in a company that created lasers. Steve had a lot of respect for his adopted father Paul, calling him a genius on more then one occasion and explaining that he was very skilled when working with his hands.

In 1961 Steve and his family moved to Mountain View, California know known as Silicon Valley. Steve spent a lot of time in his neighbour’s workshop that worked in Hewlett and...
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