What is Apple Inc? Why it is popular in public?
is the American Multinational technology company, headquartered in Cupertino, California, that design, developers, & sells consumer electronics, computer software & online software. It is considered one of the Big Four of technology along with Google, Facebook & Amazon.
The company’s hardware product includes the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet computer, the Mac personal computer, the iPod media player, the Apple watch smartwatch, the Apple TV digital media player & the HomePod smart speaker. Apple’s software includes the iOS & macOS operating system, the iTunes media player, the safari web browser, & the iLife & iWork productivity & creativity suites, as well as professional applications like Final Cut Pro, Xcode & Logic Pro. Its online services include the iOS App Store, the iTunes Store & Mac App Store, iCloud & Apple Music.
Apple was founded by Ronald Wayne, Steve Wozniak & Steve Jobs in the month of April 1976 to sell & develop Wozniak’s Apple l personal computer. It was incorporated as APPLE COMPUTER INC. in January 1977 & sales of its computers including the Apple ll, grew quickly. Within several years, Wozniak & Jobs had hired a staff of computer designers & had a great production line. Apple went public in 1980 to instant financial success.
As the market for personal computers increased Apple’s all computers lost share to lower-priced products, particularly ones that ran the Microsoft Windows operating system. After more executive jobs shuffles, CEO Mr. Gil Amelio in 1997 bought NeXT to bring jobs back. Apple is well known for its revenues & size. Its worldwide annual revenue totaled $265 till the 2018 fiscal year.
Apple is the world’s largest IT (information technology) Company by revenue & the world’s 3rd-largest mobile manufacturer after Samsung & Huawei. In August 2018, Apple became the first public U.S. company to be at over 1 trillion US Dollars. The company have 123,000 full-time employees & 504 maintenance retails stores in different 24 countries as of 2018.