The American multinational technology company, Apple Inc. is considered as one of the most valuable companies in the world. It is the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer and mentioned in the list of the Big Five American information technology companies alongside Amazon, Meta Platforms (Facebook), Microsoft and Alphabet Inc. (Google).
Apple Inc. was founded by business magnate Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak in 1976. The following year, the company was incorporated as Apple Computer, Inc. by Jobs and Wozniak. In 1980, the company became public and began its significant growth through new computers featuring innovative graphical user interfaces.