Steve was adopted immediately after birth by Paul and Clara Jobs and brought up in California. His real parents – father Abdulfattah “John” Jandali of Syrian decent and mother Joanne Carole Schieble – separated soon after his birth.
Steve Jobs is known not just for Apple but for two other companies as well. After resigning from Apple in 1985, Jobs founded NeXT Computers which made expensive high-end computers. A couple of these were used by Sir Tim Berners-Lee to create the World Wide Web at CERN. The second is Pixar, a firm to which Jobs provided $10 million funding. Several blockbuster and Academy Award winning movies have come out of Pixar including Toy Story (and the sequels Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3), Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Up etc.
In 1983, Fred Cohen, an American computer scientist, defined a computer virus as a "program that can affect other computer programmers by modifying them in such a away as to include a (possibly evolved) copy of itself". Cohen is known for his research on computer viruses and has developed several techniques for defending against viruses and for automation of protection management functions. [more...]