Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Dead at 56
Less than two months since stepping down from CEO of Apple, the man most associated with the company image has passed away.
For almost ten years, Jobs had been fighting pancreatic cancer.
Over the past year, he had taken several medical leaves, but was still able to make several public appearances.
Jobs was well-known for black turtlenecks, visionary ideas, and massive product launches.
In 1976, Jobs teamed up with Steve Wozniak to co-found Apple Computer company.
He was also known for his investments in Pixar Animation Studios, as well as for being the largest individual investor Disney shareholder.
Apple.com shared this statement:
“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 build, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.”