Steve Jobs Dies - October 5, 2011
Former Apple Chief Steve Jobs has died aged 56 according to reports. Apple executives have confirmed the death according to Associated Press.
Apple's board of directors said in a statement:
"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 had been suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time.
Jobs' death came just a day after the release of the Iphone 4s.