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Because almost everyone in this new generation is operating from either an iPhone, iPod, iPad or iMac product, we figured only right to continue and honor the name that is Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was a visionary and revolutionary who has changed the world and industry of technology forever. In honor of the mogul, actor Ashton Kutcher has been casted to play the role of Steve Jobs in a new biopic set to debut at the Sundance Film Fesitval in Park city, Utah. Read more on this new film after the jump… (more…)Read More
Steve Jobs, the mastermind behind Apple’s iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes, has died, Apple said. Jobs was 56.
Jobs died “peacefully,” surrounded by family members, his family said in a statement.
Neither Jobs’ family nor Apple revealed where Jobs died or from what cause — though in recent years he had fought pancreatic cancer and had a liver transplant.
“We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today,” read a statement by Apple’s board of directors. “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.”
The homepage of Apple’s website this evening switched to a full-page image of Jobs with the text, “Steve Jobs 1955-2011.”
Clicking on the image revealed additional text, credited in a separate memo to Apple employees to current Apple CEO Tim Cook.
“Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being,” the text read. “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.”