The breaking news, confirmed by Apple, that Steve Jobs has lost his seven-plus year battle with cancer is indeed sad. He was a genius, a visionary, and changed the world.
May he rest in peace.
photo from the Apple homepage
Apple leadership issued statements earlier today, followed by Steve's family, who released the following:
“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 thankful to the many people who have shared their wishes and prayers during the last year of Steve’s illness; a Web site will be provided for those who wish to offer tributes and memories."
Those who wish to can send condolences to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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