Monday, 10 October 2011

The contractor

When Steve Jobs created Apple with Steve Wozniak and Gerald Wayne, he's only 21 years. A head for business and never leave! When he landed Apple in 1985, it will not take long to rebound. The following year, Steve Jobs introduces NeXT Computer, a company specializing in the manufacture of high-end computers, which also covered schools and universities. Commercial success is hardly dazzling: 50 000 units will be passed only in total. The creation of Pixar But NeXT was a nugget: NeXTSTEP operating system, which will be the heart of the acquisition by Apple in 1996 to $ 400 million. In 1986, Steve Jobs is also expanding into the movie: he bought at George Lucas's computer graphics division of Lucasfilm for $ 10 million, one-third of the amount requested, and created Pixar. Ten years later, Pixar created the event with Toy Story, the first fully animated film designed and produced by computer. The film generates more than $ 360 million in ad revenue and a host of other successes, in 1001 Ratatouille legs through Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc or The Incredibles.

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