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Five interesting facts about Apple Computer

April 2, 2019

Anniversary of founding today

On April 1, 1976, or 43 years ago today, Apple Computer was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne.

First company to a trillion

On Aug. 2, 2018, Apple became the first American public company to surpass $1 trillion in value.

A prominent employer

As of September 2018, the company reported that it employs approximately 132,000 people full time.

A Super introduction

Apple introduced its now famous Macintosh computer is introduced in a futuristic commercial that aired during the Super Bowl on Jan. 22, 1984.

A handheld marvel

Apple unveiled the iPhone on Jan. 9, 2007. It has been the leader in the smartphone industry ever since.