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Cover story from 1983:
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Tesla's annual revenue: 2021 $54 billion 2020 $32 billion 2019 $25 billion 2018 $22 billion 2017 $12 billion 2016 $7 billion 2015 $4 billion 2014 $3 billion 2013 $2 billion 2012 $413 million 2011 $204 million 2010 $117 million 2009 $112 million 2008 $15 million 2007 $73 thousand
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An Apple commercial from 1985 with former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan:
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Time before they were able to generate $50 billion of revenue in one quarter: Google: 22 years, 3 months Amazon: 23 years, 5 months Apple: 36 years, 8 months Microsoft: 46 years, 8 months
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Kobe Bryant on pursuing your dreams: 鈥淚t鈥檚 your job to make it as beautiful a canvas as you can make it. If you鈥檝e done that, you鈥檝e lived a successful life.鈥
Simply Life India Speakers Bureau
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The Simpsons explains cryptocurrency:
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Microsoft鈥檚 revenue: 1975: $16,000 2022: $16,000 every 2.5 seconds
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On this day in 1964: Nike founded. It was called Blue Ribbon Sports and imported Japanese track shoes.
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Founder Phil Knight on Nike鈥檚 launch:
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Years since product launch: Amazon: 27 years Google: 24 years Netflix: 24 years Facebook: 18 years Gmail: 18 years YouTube: 17 years Twitter: 16 years iPhone: 15 years Tesla: 14 years Spotify: 14 years Uber: 12 years Instagram: 12 years Snapchat: 11 years TikTok: 5 years
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On this day in 2006: Disney bought Pixar for $7.4 billion. Steve Jobs had bought Pixar from George Lucas in 1986 for $5 million.
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Decrease in valuations this year: Microsoft: -$363 billion Apple: -$329 billion Amazon: -$271 billion Google: -$249 billion Nvidia: -$194 billion Tesla: -$183 billion Facebook: -$117 billion Netflix: -$103 billion Total: -$1.8 trillion
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On this day in 1984: Steve Jobs unveils the Macintosh computer
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Here鈥檚 the unveiling from Jobs:
Playtech New Zealand
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Population growth over 12,000 years:
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GM concept car in 1958:
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On this day in 1984: Apple's 1984 Macintosh ad airs during Super Bowl
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Jeff Bezos started Amazon based on a 鈥渞egret minimization framework鈥: 鈥淚 want to have lived my life in such a way that when I鈥檓 80 years old, I鈥檝e minimized the number of regrets I have.鈥
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鈥淭echnology is going to replace human beings. 聽Unless you know how to program a computer or fix one, you鈥檙e gonna be in trouble.鈥 ~ Barry White, 1983
Seer of Saturn 賲賳賮乇丿
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Streaming service costs per month: Netflix: $15.49 HBO Max: $14.99* Hulu: $12.99* Showtime: $10.99 Peacock: $9.99* Paramount+: $9.99* Prime Video: $8.99 Starz: $8.99 Disney+: $7.99 ESPN+: $6.99 Discovery+: $6.99* AppleTV+: $4.99 (*ad free versions - U.S. prices)
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