Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc. has passed away at age 56.
Apple has a simple image posted on their site: http://www.apple.com/
And issued this 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.”
Admire him or not, Jobs was a major force in computers and personal electronics since starting Apple in the mid 70’s. His passing leaves a void in leadership and vision in this industry.