Apple Former Chief Executive Steve Jobs Has Died

Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, creator of iPad, iPod, iPhone, has died On October 5 at the age of 56.

Steve Jobs was born February 24, 1955. In 1976, Jobs and Stephen Wozniak founded Apple Computer in the Jobs family garage. In 2003, Jobs discovered he had a neuroendocrine tumor, a rare but operable form of pancreatic cancer. As Jobs’ death was announced, the homepage of Apple’s website switched to a full-page image of Jobs with the text, “Steve Jobs 1955-2011.” Jobs’ rivals in the development of personal computers, Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen, immediately reacted to his death and highlighted his importance to their industry. Mark Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook: “Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you.”

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