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American businessman, and the co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple Inc.

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Steve Jobs Info

Birth nameSteven Paul Jobs
Date of BirthFebruary 24, 1955
Place of BirthSan Francisco, California, USA
OccupationsChairman, Apple Inc.
Spouse (s)Laurene Powell Jobs (m. 1991–2011; his death)
Children4
Alma materReed College (one semester in 1972)
ReligionBuddhism
Years active1974–2011
Net worth$8.3 billion (2011)
RelativesMona Simpson (sister)
Place of deathPalo Alto, California, USA
Cause of deathPancreatic cancer
Died2011-10-05
Board member ofThe Walt Disney Company, Apple, Inc.
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 [I] always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come. 
— Steve Jobs in a letter to the Apple board resigning as the CEO of Apple Computers / August 24, 2011
 Flash is closed and proprietary, has major technical drawbacks, and doesn't support touch based devices, 
— Steve Jobs in an article, on Adobe Flash / April 29, 2010
Related Quotes: Adobe Flash
 We know from painful experience that letting a third party layer of software come between the platform and the developer ultimately results in sub-standard apps and hinders the enhancement and progress of the platform, 
— Steve Jobs in an article, on Adobe Flash / April 29, 2010
 Competitors should create their own original technology, not steal ours. 
— Steve Jobs / March 02, 2010
 We do no market research. We don’t hire consultants. ... We just want to make great products. 
— Steve Jobs

 Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. 
— Steve Jobs
 I read a study that measured the efficiency of locomotion for various species on the planet. The condor used the least energy to move a kilometre. Humans came in with a rather unimpressive showing about a third of the way down the list. ... That didn’t look so good, but then someone at Scientific American had the insight to test the efficiency of locomotion for a man on a bicycle and a man on a bicycle blew the condor away. That’s what a computer is to me: The computer is the most remarkable tool that we’ve ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds. 
— Steve Jobs
 Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. ... Stay hungry. Stay foolish. 
— Steve Jobs
 You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. 
— Steve Jobs

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