Steve Jobs- Father of innovations that enriched and improved our lives is no more
Apple Chairman Steve Jobs, who built the world’s most valuable technology company by creating devices that changed how people use electronics and revolutionized the computer, music and mobile-phone industries, died. He was 56.
The Apple.com website has an image featuring Steve Jobs that is labeled with the dates 1955 -2011.
Jobs, who resigned as Apple Inc. chief executive officer on Aug. 24, 2011, the Cupertino, California-based company said today. He was diagnosed in 2003 with a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare form of pancreatic cancer, and had a liver transplant in 2009.
Apple posted this message on its website:
“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.”