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October 6, 2011

Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs dies aged 56

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

Steve Jobs shows the iPhone 4
Image: Matthew Yohe.

The co-founder and former chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Steve Jobs has died yesterday at the age of 56, according to company website.

It was August 25 when he resigned from his post as CEO. He has been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2004.

Jobs, born in San Francisco on February 24, 1955, built the most valuable technology company in the world, with a market value of $348.8 billion. He started the company in the 1976 and in the 1984 Apple released the first Macintosh personal computer to the public. One year later he was fired from the company and he founded NeXT. He returned to Apple in the 1996 and served as CEO a year later. In the 2001 Apple launched the iPod music player and a year lather the Mac OS X operating system was released. The 2007 was the year of the iPhone smartphone and then the iPad tablet computer in the 2010.


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