Apple turns 40

Apple Turns 40 - design and internet

Apple turns 40. A celebration of four decades of ideas, innovation, and culture.

Apple started operations on April 1st, 1976. Apple 1 was sold for $666.66 because technology guru, Steve Wozniak liked repeating numbers.

The first Apple Computer was built in Steve Jobs’ garage.

Apple turns in 40 in 40 seconds!

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company that specializes in consumer electronics, software and online services.

Apple is the largest information technology company by revenue (totalling US$365.8 billion in 2021) and as of January 2021, it is the world’s most valuable company, the fourth-largest personal computer vendor by unit sales and the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer.

It is one of the Big Five American information technology companies, alongside AlphabetAmazonMeta, and Microsoft.

Apple became the first publicly traded U.S. company to be valued at over $1 trillion in August 2018, then $2 trillion in August 2020, and most recently $3 trillion in January 2022.

The company sometimes receives criticism regarding the labour practices of its contractors, its environmental practices, and its business ethics, including anti-competitive practices and materials sourcing.

Nevertheless, the company enjoys a high level of brand loyalty and is ranked as one of the world’s most valuable brands.

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