《名人传记》之乔布斯一代创意天才5:苹果公司正式上市

发表时间:2017-11-14内容来源:VOA英语学习网

On December 12, 1980,

在1980年12月12日

Apple went public.

苹果电脑公司正式上市

It's 4.6 million shares of stock

开市价22美元

opened at $22

而价值460万美元的股票

and sold out in minutes.

在数分钟内卖光

When the stock market closed that day,

当日收市时,

the company was worth $1.7 billion.

苹果电脑公司的市值达17亿美元

When Apple went public it was the largest new stock offering,

苹果电脑公司上市时

initial public offering, in 15 years

是15年来首次上市最大的新股

and to have this kind of visible success in 1980 at a time

而且还要是在1980年

when America was suffering economically

美国经济低迷的时候

was really quite a sensation.

有这么大的成功,对市场来说是个大震撼

And Steve Jobs, the day that Apple's stock went public,

乔布斯在苹果电脑公司上市那天

December 12th, 1980,

即是1980年12月12日

Steve Jobs, his net worth on paper,

杂志上报道他的个人净值

was over $200 million.

已经超过2亿美元

He was 25 years old at the time.

而他当时只不过25岁

Steve Jobs early became

乔布斯很早已成为

the face of Apple

苹果电脑的代言人

and everybody sort of emulated

所有人都想好像这位

this young cocky guy

充满自信的年轻人

that made this company happen.

那样创造成功的公司

Another crucial contribution

乔布斯在苹果电脑公司的初期

that Steve Jobs made in the early years of Apple was

作出的另一个重大贡献

when he saw the future of computing.

就是他看见电脑的未来发展

When Steve and some of his Apple colleagues

乔布斯和数个苹果同事

visited Xerox's research center

参观了施乐公司

in Palo Alto

在帕罗奥图的研究中心

来自:VOA英语网 文章地址: http://www.tingvoa.com/html/20171114/511118.html