About Apple Inc. (Apple Computer, Inc.)
Apple was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak as a business partnership and it is headquartered in Cupertino, California.
Apple is an American multinational technology company that produces and sells consumer electronics, computer software and online services, like Macs, iPods, iPhones, and iPads. The company is considered one of the Big Tech technology companies, alongside Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Facebook.
This company is considered the world’s largest technology company by revenue and one of the world’s most valuable companies. It is also the world's third-largest mobile phone manufacturer after Samsung and Huawei. Apple employs 137,000 full-time employees and maintains 510 retail stores in 25 countries as of 2020 and it also operates the iTunes Store, which is the world's largest music retailer.
Apple’s products include the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet, the Mac computer, the iPod portable media player, the Apple Watch smartwatch, the Apple TV digital media player, the AirPods wireless earbuds and the HomePod smart speaker. It’s software includes macOS,iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS operating systems, the iTunes media player, the Safari web browser, the Shazam music identifier, and the iLife and iWork creativity and productivity suites.
In 2018, Apple became the first publicly traded U.S. company to be valued at over $1 trillion and just two years later in 2020 became the first $2 trillion U.S. company. It was also ranked No. 4 on the 2020 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.
For further information you can visit their official webpage: apple.com.
What does the Apple logo mean?
The Apple logo represents the fruit of creation and the thirst of knowledge, which is provided to people by the Apple products and it refers to Adam and Eve who bit from the apple of knowledge.
Why is the Apple logo bitten?
The Apple logo is bitten because the bite makes it easier to recognize that it is an apple but not other fruits and vegetables that also have round shapes. It also makes reference to the word “byte” which is the unit of digital data.
Where did the Apple logo come from?
The first logo was created by Ronald Wayne, one of the co-founders of Apple in 1976, who wanted to represent Newton’s law of gravity that is inspired by an apple. The logo underwent a lot of phases and changes till it became a bitten Apple which has been in use till today.
Why is the Apple logo an apple?
The Apple logo is an apple because as Steve Jobs stated, it was his favorite fruit. The main idea behind Apple is bringing simplicity to the public, in the most sophisticated ways, the apple being considered the fruit of creation.