Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th Oct 2011 00:02 UTC
Apple On its website, Apple has just confirmed that its co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, has passed away at age 56. After bringing the company back from the brink of bankruptcy and turning it into one of the world's most succesful technology companies, Jobs lost the battle with pancreatic cancer.
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Weird Twist...
by Steve Jabs on Thu 6th Oct 2011 01:30 UTC
Steve Jabs
Member since:
2006-09-14

In a weird twist of fate, I was just teaching a friend and brand new Mac convert how to use Spotlight to open apps by hitting Cmd + Space and typing Safari. Since it's a new machine, the default homepage, www.apple.com, is what broke the sad news. As a 29 year old that's followed Jobs and Apple since elementary school, I'm deeply saddened by this loss. However, as someone who believes in the afterlife, I'm pleased to know that him and ol' Jef Raskin are finally back together shooting the shit about faulty pancreases and "leap" keys.

With profound respect,

Steve Jabs

Sent from my Macintosh

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