Apple announced today that Co-founder Steve Jobs passed away at the age of 56.
Apple's board of directors released this statement:
We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.
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.
His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.
Love him or hate him, the guy was a genius that changed the way a lot of people view mobile technology.