Now, we need to develop new vaccines to make the world safe from future epidemics.
Today, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, I was excited to participate in the launch of a new organization that will help the world get ready for future epidemics.
Not long after the Internal Event in Hawaii, Steve Jobs learned the crushing news.
Microsoft wanted to compete with Apple; Bill Gates deceived him.
I didn’t take vacations or weekends off and I wasn’t interested in getting married.
when Charlie Rose asked him about his longtime business rival, the late Steve Jobs.
The Microsoft Deal is considered a low point in Apple’s history by many.
When Steve Jobs announced that Microsoft was not the enemy anymore, few could believe their ears.
“The only problem with Microsoft is they just have no taste,” Jobs said in the 1996 public television documentary “Triumph of the Nerds.” “They have absolutely no taste. He’d be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger.” Things changed when Steve Jobs came back at Apple in 1997.
And I don’t mean that in a small way, I mean that in a big way, in the sense that they don’t think of original ideas, and they don’t bring much culture into their products.” In a New York Times article that ran after the documentary aired, Jobs disclosed that he called Gates afterward to apologize. ”I told him I believed every word of what I’d said but that I never should have said it in public,” Jobs told the Times. On the brink of bankruptcy, Jobs turned to his ‘old acquaintance’ Bill Gates for help.
The companies helped pioneer the industry and define an era. Looking back at Steve Jobs’ tenure at Apple, it’s impossible to separate the role Microsoft and Bill Gates played.
The companies helped pioneer the industry and define an era.
Steve Jobs would soon leave Apple and create Ne XT but would not succeed to make a dent in Microsoft’s dominance.