Steve Jobs - Chapter 18: NeXT Summary & Analysis

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After Jobs was removed from his role in the Macintosh division, Jobs became inspired after learning that professionals in higher education could not simulate experiments due to the lack of power in modern computers. This lead to Jobs making a decision to start a new company called NeXT. Prior to announcing the company’s creation, Jobs recruited some Apple employees that were ready to resign. Jobs claimed that this would not be a problem because he did not take any high level staff. Apple did not see it this way (as some of these employees had insider knowledge about Apple’s future products) and sued Jobs. During this time, Jobs also sold all of his Apple stock except for one share, so he could still come to stockholder meetings, and essentially left the company. Around this time, Jobs also got the famous Paul...

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