Apple’s Steve Jobs Passes away at the age of 56; World mourns
After long time of struggle with cancer Steve Jobs- Apple’s co-founder has passed away today, Steve was at his 56 and had been under treatment for his disease, and world is now mourning over his death. Steve is the person who transformed the Mobile industry with its popular devices like iPhone.
Jobs was just 21 when he founded Apple Computer in 1976 with a 26-year-old friend, Steve Wozniak, in his family garage. Jobs, who took medical leave in January, stepped down as CEO of Apple last month, handing over his duties to Cook but staying on as the company’s chairman.
Following is the statement from Apple:
“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.”
Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and chairman, paying tribute to his one-time rival, said: “Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives.
We also mourn over Steve’s death and thank for his great contribution to the world. Apple fans were invited to share their thoughts, memories and condolences by sending messages to firstname.lastname@example.org.