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STEVE JOB’S Top 10 Game Changing Moments with APPLE after Year 2000 – International Business Times

August 27, 2011

 Jobs is shown at a press conference at the first international NEXTWORLD Expo in San Francisco January 22, 1992.

Steve Job’s Top 10 Game Changing Moments with Apple after Year 2000

By IB Times Staff Reporter | August 27, 2011 9:18 AM EDT

Steve Jobs is the co-founder, chairman, and former chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios. In August 2011, Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, but remained at the company as chairman of the company’s board, and hours after the announcement, Apple’s shares dropped 5% in after-hour trading

1. January, 2000: Steve Jobs, after being back at Apple for two and a half years, finally got a bonus and became Apple’s official CEO on a full-time basis. The Cupertino-based company announced a quarterly operating profit of $178 million, or $1.00 per share, and surpassed the 89 cents per share anticipated by Wall Street analysts at that time. The company’s board of directors voted unanimously to give the bonus based on the company’s financial performance during Jobs’ tenure.

2. August, 2000: Apple’s then CEO, jobs, demonstrated some of the features that would be found in Mac’s OS X. The demonstration included additions like the “Dock” which stores documents, the applications and the integrated miniaturized windows. Jobs also demonstrated Internet Explorer 5 running with Shockwave and Flash.

3. May, 2001: This was a significant year for Apple as the company (then known as Apple Computer) announced that it will open 25 retail stores across the United States by the end of the year. The stores, according to Apple, were an attempt to show the customers, who had chosen the IBM standard, how easy it is the use a Mac. Two stores were planned – one on the East Coast in McLean, Virginia and the other in the Glendale Mall in Glendale, California. The stores would also allow customers to make movies, burn music CDs, network computers and put digital pictures on a website.

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