Our Innovation History. Read CNN's Fast Facts about Apple, Inc. and learn more about the maker of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making … Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images The Boston Consulting Group ranks Apple as the world’s most innovative company in a report it issued last week.

Apple, Inc. has experienced several changes in the executives that run the company in the last couple of years. Unfortunately, the company experienced the death of Founder and CEO, Steve Jobs. Who said innovation was dead at Apple? Marketing explores the firm's history through nine key innovations.

Marketing explores the firm's history through nine key innovations. All data is stored on the internal flash memory, with no option to expand storage. Here's more on that product, and Apple's other great innovations. In 2017, Apple released a 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a revised 12.9-inch iPad Pro with a 512 GB option, the first of its kind on an iOS device.

"Apple is constantly evolving," Scott Anthony, a managing partner at the growth strategy consulting firm Innosight, tells CNBC. So when Apple launched the iPhone in 2007, it was a Horizon 2 innovation because it did not invent the mobile phone technology. … Android was supposed to foster rapid innovation across the industry outside of Apple but largely hasn't.

Apple … Apple's 5 Greatest Innovations Apple has a long history of innovation, but did you know it made a Palm Pilot-like device in the 1980s? Certainly not Fast Company, which just named the iPhone-maker the world’s most innovative company for 2018. In 2018, Apple released a 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, both with a 1 TB option. Xerox has a proud tradition of pioneering research and continues to be in the forefront of innovation. The Innovative Success that is Apple, Inc. 2. 2 Comments While the iPhone fueled the most successful run in Apple’s history, Steve Jobs started to focus his attention on netbooks. Those are the leading innovations brought by the iPhone. Apple continues to turn out product and service revolutions, even after the loss of Steve Jobs. It was named Apple because of its location in the phonebook compared to Atari giving it an advantage as it would be first alphabetically. Apple turns 40 this week, with CEO Tim Cook acknowledging the milestone at the firm's launch of the iPhone SE last week. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Apple as a company was officially formed on April 1, 1976 after receiving a 250,000 bank loan co-signed by Mr Markkula.