Terribly sad news: Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56.Steve was one of the most remarkable entrepreneurs and inspirational leaders in history.
His death is a tremendous loss, not only to the company he founded and built, but to the country and to hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Along with everyone else who has benefited from Steve’s amazing life, we are deeply saddened by this news. Our thoughts go out to Steve’s family.
Apple released a brief statement this evening:
CUPERTINO, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)— We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.
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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