Timeline: Steve Jobs
A look at Steve Jobs’ career

1977 – Photo shows Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as he introduces the new Apple II in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Apple Computers Inc., File)

1984 – In this April 24, 1984, file photo, from left, Steve Jobs, chairman of Apple Computers, John Sculley, president and CEO, and Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, unveil the new Apple IIc computer in San Francisco.
1984 – In this Jan. 24, 1984, file photo, Steve Jobs, chairman of the board of Apple Computer, leans on the new “Macintosh” personal computer following a shareholder’s meeting in Cupertino, Calif.
1998 – Steve Jobs of Apple Computers unveils the the new iMac computer in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
1999 – Apple Computer Chief Executive Steve Jobs poses with the company’s new iBook portable computer at the MacWorld computer trade show in New York in this July 21, 1999 file photo. REUTERS
2003 – Steve Jobs was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer and begins showing signs of weight loss. He is shown in this combination photo of file photographs dating (top row L to R) July 2000, November 2003, September 2005, (bottom L to R) September 2006, January 2007 and September 2008. Jobs took a medical leave of absence until the end of June because his health problems are got more complex than he had thought, shocking investors and sending the company

2005 – Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPod Nano after introducing it at an event in San Francisco, California in this September 7, 2005 file photo. REUTERS
2010 – Apple Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs stands beneath a photograph of him and Apple-co founder Steve Wozniak from the early days of Apple during the launch of Apple’s new “iPad” tablet computing device in San Francisco, California, in this January 27, 2010 file photo. REUTERS/Kimberly White
2010 – SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPad as he speaks during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 27, 2010 in San Francisco, California.
2010 – Apple CEO Steve Jobs poses with the new iPhone 4 during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, in this June 7, 2010 file photo.
2011 – In August 2011, Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, but remained at the company as chairman of the company’s board.
2011 – A man takes a photo of an apple and flowers offered in memory of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, placed at the entrance of the Shibuya Apple store in Tokyo October 6, 2011.
A girl looks at a portrait of Steve Jobs placed with flowers next to the entrance of an Apple retail store in Beijing’s Sanlitun October 6, 2011.
NEW YORK, Oct. 5: Candles, flowers, and an iPhone with Steve Jobs photo displayed, are seen in remembrance of Steve Jobs, founder and former CEO of Apple Inc, outside the Apple Store at West 66th Street on October 5, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)