3 Hilarious Stories About Steve Jobs And Apple You Never Heard Before | Exploring Markets

3 Hilarious Stories About Steve Jobs And Apple You Never Heard Before

1.) In 2004, Steve Jobs announced he needed surgery for cancer. That day Apple's stock dropped 2% because of the news. When Jobs was later asked about the drop, he replied, "That's it?"

2.) After Apple had invented the iPod, they first needed to test the name. So Steve Jobs called together his top 100 employees and asked them for feedback and suggestions. A majority of the room liked the names "iPlay" and "iMusic." Jobs turned to them at the end and said, "Those are all shit. I'm sticking with what I've got."

3.) Eddy Cue was working his way up Apple's corporate ladder and trying to prove himself. At one meeting with Steve Jobs he tried hard to get Jobs' attention on several different occasions. Jobs eventually told Cue to shut up. Cue was trying too hard. But Cue kept talking and was determined to get Jobs' attention. Jobs threw a pencil at his head. Cue didn't stop and Jobs threw another pencil at his head. By the third time Cue had not stopped talking and Jobs had no other choice but to listen.