Very interesting article on the ups and downs in development of Macintosh operating system.
Although Jobs became “iCEO” in the summer of 1997, Apple acquired NeXT in late 1996 for what would become OS X, and got Jobs for free. It was the best deal the company has ever made. Just look at the numbers.
Watch the video…
More I learn about Steve Jobs more I admire him. It was a PR stunt, it really worked then. Look at the faith Bill Gates had in Macintosh platform, so did everyone then.
Little did Jobs (or for that matter Bill Gates) know then that few years later, the same Bill Gates would give his dear platform a scare of extinction by introducing his dear Windows platform.