Apple has released an official statement that Steve Jobs has passes away at age 56. It is not know yet as to the cause of death but Jobs, arguably one of the most influential people in technology, has been fighting poor health for many years. In 2003 he was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour, a form of pancreatic cancer and in 2009 he had a liver transplant. Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple in August 2011 stating he was unable to continue his duties as CEO.
Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, will be missed, his passing leaves a huge hole in the tech world. We here at Geek Actually send our best wishes and condolences to his family and friends.
Here is the official Apple announcement which can also be found at Apple.com
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