Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Dead Aged 56
The former CEO was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2004...
Steve Jobshas died at the age of 56.
The former Apple CEO, who was the brains behind the iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes, has passed away after losing his battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer.
Jobs, who along with childhood pal Barack Obama has since paid tribute to Jobs, saying in a statement: "Steve was among the greatest of American innovators — brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it,"
"By building one of the planet's most successful companies from his garage, he exemplified the spirit of American ingenuity. By making computers personal and putting the internet in our pockets, he made the information revolution not only accessible, but intuitive and fun.
The president added: "And by turning his talents to storytelling, he has brought joy to millions of children and grownups alike. ... The world has lost a visionary."
Our thoughts go out to Steve's family and friends at this sad time.