Death of Steve Jobs

February 24, 1955 - October 5, 2011
Cupertino, California | Age 56

Founder and former CEO of Apple dies at 56
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JORDAN ROBERTSON, The Associated Press

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56.

Apple announced his death without giving a specific cause. He died peacefully, according to a statement from family members who said they were present.

"Steve's brilliance, passion and...

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