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Steve Jobs Dies At 56

Steve Jobs Dies At 56

Steve Jobs, the former CEO of Apple, has passed away. He was 56.

“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,” the company said in a statement on its website.

Steve had resigned from his position back in August. He received a liver transplant for pancreatic cancer in 2009.

Steve is survived by his wife Laurene and his four children.

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  • Jessica

    RIP. Very sad.

  • laab

    This is so sad. RIP

  • Mary

    RIP, Steve, you were the MAN!

  • Ann_Howard

    RIP, Steve Jobs. Thoughts & prayers go out to his family.

  • Media Wh@re MANiston

    Wow!! This is so sad. RIP. So young too.

  • S@n

    Sad! RIP!

  • True

    That’s messed up…

  • Manny

    RIP Steve. You changed my life in a big way…

  • Haters Suck!

    The guy was a visonary and perhaps ahead of his time. Rip mr. Jobs, thanks for everything.

  • Maria

    RIP Steve Jobs!
    Thank you for the iPod
    Thank you for the iTouch
    Thank you for Apple
    Thank you for making “i-anything” cool.
    You will be missed greatly.

  • kris

    RIP Steve Jobs, thank you for making Apple what is it. Thanks for all your hard work.

  • Ohaihai


  • [~Fug Face Mn!ston~]

    ..He changed the world.

  • badoor

    iGrieve .. RIP :(

  • MarilynandtheDiamonds

    He was a very brilliant man. Thank you Steve for sharing your vision with us. May you rest in peace.

  • rocky

    he died too young. he was a genius. RIP and thank you for your wonderful contributions

  • Lisa S.

    RIP Steve. You were a brilliant brilliant man.

  • nyob

    So sad. He was truly a visionary. He changed the world. How many people can look back on their lives and say that?

  • hehe

    RIP Steve, Apple wont be the same without you

  • BEAN

    Omg so sad. Rest in peace.

  • fern

    Wow, so sad. He will be missed. Sorry for his family. He was a visionary genius.

  • evelyn

    He was 2 years older then my dad when he passed away due to cancer.. My heart goes out to his family and friends. RIP to a true inspiration!

  • sweetie

    That is so sad. He did contribute a lot to technology and society and his legacy will ive on. If there’s an afterlife, Mr. Jobs, I hope you’re having a wonderful time there. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  • dani

    Although this was expected since Pancreatic cancer claims 95 percent of those that get it–still a horrible shock. Thank you Steve Jobs for everything!

  • Brandon

    RIP Steve was a very decent human being.

  • So&So

    Rest Well Mr. Jobs. Your ideas revolutionized the way the world works forever.


  • Lana Bee Bayram

    RIP mr. Jobs…all I wanna say is thank for my mac computer, ipod, ipad and my soon to have iphone…my ipod especially because it literally became my best friend…I literally just watched the cnn documentary feature yesterday…:(

  • http://JustJared katie

    This is one time Jared I think we all can come togeather on Just Jared………..RIP Mr. Steve Jobs….May Angels Take You Home …No More Pain…

  • :’(

    R.I.P. way 2 young

  • so sad

    Rest in peace!!

  • boona

    Thank you Steve for your great contribution to this world. All of our thoughts, prayers, and heart go out to his family.

  • James Woods

    Adios Muchcachos take that apple slave child labor with you.

    Never could understand how this man could be glorified when his company killed so many people in the manufacturing of it’s products.

    80 hour workweeks, suicides, unsafe working conditions, child labor.

    No need for it.

    Have a good one Mr Foxconn.

  • Lisa S.

    Typed my comment on JJ from my iPhone, just wanted to comment again and say thanks to you Steve, I can do that!

  • j

    So Sad… RIP Steve jobs.

  • Ka simply amazing


  • Ka simply amazing

    Rest in peach

  • Namea

    Thank You Mr. Jobs for being a leader instead of a follower, he decided to think outside the box in a world where creativity seemed to have been dwindling. I still remember the very first time I bought an I-pod, it seemed like I won the lottery when I got it, good times :) I can only hope that the media will give this man’s family ample time to grieve, and with that said may he rest in peace and God be with his family :)

  • OK

    He co-founded Apple and made revolutionary products. He created PIXAR. He had a huge impact on all our lives. Rest In Peace, Steve, and Thank you.

  • just me

    rest in peace.

  • nguyen tran gia linh

    OMG! So Sad :((

  • lylian

    RIP Steve Jobs. My condolences to the family.

  • Moh123

    He was a really great man

  • Jude


  • FloridaMark

    Now, there’s a great man. RIP, Steve!

  • Faye88

    nyob @ 10/05/2011 at 8:18 pm
    So sad. He was truly a visionary. He changed the world. How many people can look back on their lives and say that?
    So, so true. Ever since the news broke it was all we talked about at work. We can’t believe he’s gone. Gone too soon. My condolences to his family.

  • Sciatic Nerve Pain

    He will always be remembered as the innovater of the PC because we use it daily he will live on forever !!!

  • melissa asherman

    “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. You’ve got to find what you love. The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” ~ Steve Jobs

  • steffy

    Jared, don’t you think that’s more important that vanessa hudgens or adam lambert.. just put it on the top!

  • Ann