Apple.Inc founder, Steve Jobs has passed away on Wednesday, 5 oct 2011, citing a statement from Apple's director, "With great sadness, we announce that Steve Jobs passed away /steve jobs died today," a statement on Apple's board of directors. "Intelligence, passion, and energy given Steve a source of countless innovations that enrich and enhance our lives. World a better place because of Steve. "
Steve Jobs has died at age 56. He leaves a wife named Laurene and three children from her marriage. Jobs also known to have a daughter from previous partners.
So far Apple has not been told Jobs the cause of death, although in recent years he was known to fight against pancreatic cancer and get a liver transplant.
Jobs founded Apple Computer in 1976 and, along with childhood friend Steve Wozniak, selling what is considered the world's first personal computer, the Apple II.
The technology industry observers said Steve Jobs as a master creator - which is sometimes equated with a Thomas Edison - that changed the way people use computers, enjoy music, and communicate.