Human perceptions about the most influential tech company in the 21st century vary a lot. There are people who stand in lines for days to buy the latest Apple products, while in the opposite spectrum are those people who never forget to point out the fact how Apple overcharges its customers for features which you can find at a fraction of cost in products from other OEMs.
Nevertheless this Cupertino based tech giant (founded on April 1st, 1976) under the guidance of its legendary co-founder Steven Paul Jobs became the World’s Most Valuable Brand in 2014 with a valuation of US$118.9 billion. In November 2014, in addition to being the largest publicly traded corporation in the world by market capitalization, Apple became the first U.S. company to be valued at over US$700 billion.
This year Apple completed 40 years of its presence in the tech world. Walt Mossberg, Executive Editor of The Verge is a senior Tech Journalist who in this video shares the journey of Apple in these 40 years and how Apple Inc. has revolutionized the Tech Industry.
Written by Samprit Basu.