Apple's chairman of the board, and former CEO has passed away after a long bought with pancreatic cancer. he was only 56.
Back in late August Jobs shocked the world when he resigned as CEO from Apple. In his statement he said, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come".
Below a statement from Apple:
We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.
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.