Steve Jobs has passed away – RIP

Breaking news this morning – Steve Jobs who stepped down as CEO from Apple only a few weeks ago has passed away this morning.

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct 05, 2011 — 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.

Steve Jobs in 2004 was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour and has been on medical leave since January 17. Steve Jobs was 56. RIP you will be missed.

If you would like to share your thoughts, memories, and condolences, please email

Message from Tim Cooks about Steves Death


I have some very sad news to share with all of you. Steve passed away earlier today.

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.

We are planning a celebration of Steve’s extraordinary life for Apple employees that will take place soon. If you would like to share your thoughts, memories and condolences in the interim, you can simply email
No words can adequately express our sadness at Steve’s death or our gratitude for the opportunity to work with him. We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much.


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