The iPhone redefines the economy
Five years ago this week the global economy was humming along, investment bankers swore by their Blackberries and apps meant all-you-can-eat potato skins at TGI Fridayâ€™s.
Then Apple rolled out the iPhone.
It didnâ€™t much help the TGI Fridayâ€™s menu but the phone did put Apple on the path to grow from a $94 billion company to a $532 billion behemoth and cemented Steve Jobsâ€™ place in the pantheon of tech genius. And today, our video celebrates the staggering numbers of the iPhone universe — unfortunately set to music from a 1970s cop show.