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Apple's Forgotten Founder Opens Up

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    Some may call him the unluckiest man on the planet but Ron Wayne prefers to think of himself as the asterisk in history.

    Wayne is the third founder of Apple -- often the forgotten man who lost out on billions by signing away his share of the Cupertino technology company just days after filing articles of incorporation.

    Now Engadget sits down with Wayne and talks to him about life after Apple in its latest issue of Distro.

    "I really believe I will probably wind up as a footnote in history because I happened to have known someone," he says.

    The 77-year-old sold his share of the company for $2,300 after helping launch Apple with Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in 1976.

    He now wonders why anyone finds his life or his story that interesting that he would be asked to give interviews.

    To read the full interview, you can download Distro Issue 18 on Engadget's website.

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