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Sep 18 2012   11:09AM GMT

This week in tech history: Steve Jobs resigns

Michael Tidmarsh Michael Tidmarsh Profile: Michael Tidmarsh

Steve Jobs image via Shutterstock

On September 16, 1985, Steve Jobs resigned from Apple after losing control of the company five months earlier in a battle with former CEO John Sculley. Jobs went on to found the computer company NeXT and also purchased Pixar before returning to Apple and, well, you know the rest.

Each Tuesday, the ITKE team will take you back in time, as we take a look at the events that have changed technology history. Have a tip for us? Email mtidmarsh@techtarget.com or find us on Twitter (@ITKE).

Disclaimer: All posts presented in the “This week in tech history” series are subjectively selected by ITKnowledgeExchange.com community managers and staff for entertainment purposes only. They are not sponsored or influenced by outside sources.

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