October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs Passed Away at 56

A sad news this morning Steve Jobs,the legendary tech man and co-founder of Apple has died today...
Mr. Jobs died at age of 56 due to complication in health that also makes him to resign as the Apple's CEO last August 2011.The man had a long battle with his pancreatic cancer.The speculations before that Steve would only live for 6 weeks, after he visit the Standford Cancer Center in California  coincides in time.

Apple CEO Tim Cook released the following 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 built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.
We are planning a celebration of Steve’s extraordinary life for Apple employees that will take place soon. If you would like to share your thoughts, memories and condolences in the interim, you can simply emailrememberingsteve@apple.com.
No words can adequately express our sadness at Steve’s death or our gratitude for the opportunity to work with him. We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Laurene and his children during this difficult time.”
Bill Gates, former CEO of Microsoft, was quoted by The New York Times as saying that he was “truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’s death.” He added: “The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.
Good bye Mr. Jobs.