Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to receive Medal of Freedom posthumously on July 7


Co-founder and former CEO of tech giant Apple Steve Jobs will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously on July 7 at the White House by US President Joe Biden. Also Read – iPhone Tips: How to Lock Apps on iPhone with Passcode

Biden has named 17 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, and the late tech big boss in one of them. “These 17 Americans demonstrate the power of possibility and embody the soul of the nation – hard work, perseverance and faith,” the White House said in a statement. Read also – Apple M2 MacBook Air will be available from July 15, pre-orders will start in early July

“They overcame significant odds to achieve awe-inspiring achievements in the arts and sciences, dedicated their lives to advocating for the most vulnerable among us, and acted bravely to drive change in their communities…” he added. Also Read – Man Uses Apple AirTags To Recover Stolen Range Rover

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor, awarded to individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the prosperity, values, or security of the United States, world peace, or other significant societal, public or private efforts.

Steve Jobs, who died on October 5, 2011, was the co-founder, CEO and chairman of Apple, Inc., CEO of Pixar and held a senior role at the Walt Disney Company.

His vision, imagination and creativity led to inventions that have changed and continue to change the way the world communicates, as well as the computer, music, film and wireless industries.

Last year, Jobs’ job application was auctioned off for more than Rs 2.5 crore. The said job application was filled out by Steve Jobs in 1973, when he was only 18 years old. Interestingly, the job application that went up for auction would be the only application Jobs ever filled in his life.

Jobs’ job application was auctioned off for a whopping $3,43.00 via an online auction. The amount roughly translates to Rs 2,54,95,018.50.

The auction description points out that in the job application, Jobs filled out several sections, including his name, address, phone, primary language, driver’s license, access to transportation, special abilities, and more. Moreover.


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