Tim Cook and Steve Jobs

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent the following to employees on to inform them that former CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs had passed away.


I have some very sad news to share with all of you. passed away earlier today.

Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.

We are planning a celebration of Steve's extraordinary for Apple employees that will take place soon. If you would like to share your thoughts, memories and condolences in the interim, you can simply email rememberingsteve@apple.com.

No words can adequately express our sadness at Steve's death or our gratitude for the opportunity to work with him. We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much.

via MacWorld UK

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