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The Father Of Technology: Apple Founder Steve Jobs Dies At Age 56

Steve Jobs has died.

Steven P. Jobs, the man behind the Macintosh computer, iPod, iPhone, and iPad passed away today at the age of 56.

In a press release Apple says, “We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.”

“Steve’s brilliance, passion, and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives.  The world is immeasurable better because of Steve.”

Steve was battling pancreatic cancer at the time of his death.

In the late 1970s, Jobs along with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Mike Markkula designed and developed the first commercially successful line of personal computers, the Apple II series In the late 1970s, Jobs along with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Mike Markkula designed and developed the first commercially successful line of personal computers, the Apple II series.

The brilliant technology innovator and computer entrepreneur leaves behind two sons and two daughters.

Below are the last photos of Steve taken before his death.  Rest in peace in iHeaven, Steve.

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    Steven P. Jobs, the man behind the Macintosh computer, iPod, iPhone, and iPad passed away today at the age of 56.
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    In a press release Apple says, "We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today."
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    Steve Jobs
    "Steve's brilliance, passion, and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurable better because of Steve."
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    Steve was battling pancreatic cancer at the time of his death.
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    Steve Jobs
    In the late 1970s, Jobs along with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Mike Markkula designed and developed the first commercially successful line of personal computers, the Apple II series.
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    Steve Jobs
    In the late 1970s, Jobs along with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and Mike Markkula designed and developed the first commercially successful line of personal computers, the Apple II series.
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    The brilliant technology innovator and computer entrepreneur leaves behind two sons and two daughters.

Photos: PacificCoastNews.com, PRPhotos.com

 

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