Oct 6, 2011

Apple Co-Founder STEVE JOBS Dies at 56; Succumbs to Pancreatic Cancer

Apple CoFounder STEVE JOBS Dies at 56 Succumbs to Pancreatic Cancer Apple co-founder STEVE JOBS, 56, dies after an 8-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Jobs died the day after Apple unveiled its new iPhone 4S. “We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today,” a statement by Apple's board of directors read.

Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.

“His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.”

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The homepage of Apple's website showed a picture of Steve Jobs with the title, “Steve Jobs 1955-2011.”

Once you click on the picture, this text will show up:
“Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.”

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