Steve Jobs has died, Apple says
2011-10-06 00:12:59 GMT2011-10-06 08:12:59(Beijing Time)
This 1993 file photo shows Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computers. Apple on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 said Jobs has died. He was 56. (AP Photo)
Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs takes the stage to discuss the iCloud service at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco in this June 6, 2011, file photograph. (REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach)
CUPERTINO, California — Apple Inc. said the company's co-founder Steve Jobs died Wednesday. He was 56.
"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."