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Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs dies

 

Steve Jobs, 56, the former CEO of Apple, has died, the company announced today.

"Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being," a statement on the company's website said.

"Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple."

Jobs stepped down as the head of the tech company in August.

Those wishing to share memories and condolences are asked to email rememberingsteve@apple.com.

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement:

"Steve Jobs was a great California innovator who demonstrated what a totally independent and creative mind can accomplish. Few people have made such a powerful and elegant imprint on our lives. Anne and I wish to express our deepest sympathy to Steve's wife, Laurene, and their entire family."

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