“We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today,” The company said in a brief statement. “Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”
In late August, Steve Jobs resigned from the position of CEO of Apple as he had to deal with the effects of an unspecified illness.
Jobs was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer is 2004 and has been receiving treatment for if.
Steve Jobs’s celebrated career has had numerous and very significant series of twists and turns. Jobs started out his career in an increasingly fast rising company in the late 1970s and 1980s. This was followed by a dim hardship in the ’90s that led to his rise to the status of tech guru.
Jobs was known and respected for his business planning and an almost mystic power to foretell where tech trends are heading. Jobs was described by some as proud, moody and brutally honest about employee performance.