Apple boss Steve Job has died of cancer

Steve Jobs visionaire and boss of the worldwide Apple Inc has died of neuroendocrine cancer at the age of 56. Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011), has been battling with pancreatic cancer. Steve Jobs, the mastermind behind Apple’s iPhone, iPad, iPod, iMac and iTunes.

His family said: “Steve died peacefully today surrounded by his family. In his public life, Steve was known as a visionary; in his private life, he cherished his family.

“We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today,” read a statement by Apple’s board of directors.

The Apple co-founder was suffering of cancer for several years and was released chief executive in August. He created the successful iPod and iPad and died just a day after the firm unveiled the latest version of the iPhone, the 4S.

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Steve Jobs died today after what most assume was a long bout with cancer.
I’m sad about it because though I didn’t like the direction Apple was going with their controls over their user experience, Steve Jobs changed the face of personal computing. Not only once, but multiple times.

US President Obama described him has an “extraordinary visionair”

The Question is now :

Who will be the next Steve Jobs ?

 

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