Very sad news has just broken, Steve Jobs has passed away. Co-founder of Apple, Jobs was one of the worlds greatest minds, creating products loved by millions, the world over. Whether you love or hate Apple, there is no denying that Jobs had a profound impact on the technology industry for the better.
Apple has confirmed this with a page http://www.apple.com/stevejobs/ with 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 inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.
Steve Jobs was 56 years old and was suffering from Pancreatic Cancer.