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Steve Jobs, Apple Co-Founder, Has Died at 56.

Steve Jobs, Apple Co-Founder, Has Died at 56.

“Apple said in a press release that it was ‘deeply saddened’ to announce that Mr. Jobs had passed away on Wednesday.

‘Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives,’ the company said. ‘The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.[‘]

Mr. Jobs stepped down from the chief executive role in late August, saying he could no longer fulfill his duties, and became chairman. He underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer in 2004, and received a liver transplant in 2009.”

Read more at the New York Times.

Quote of the day: “The world has lost a visionary. And there may be no greater tribute to Steve’s success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented.” —President Obama on the passing of Steve Jobs.

Sincere condolences to Mr. Jobs’s family, loved ones, and employees.

Amy Dunayevich

Amy Dunayevich is a third year student at Fordham University School of Law and is Fordham IPLJ’s Technology Editor. Originally from the Detroit suburbs, Amy spent two years in the Peace Corps living in Eastern Europe without running water but with high-speed internet. Amy now lives in Brooklyn with her little black pug Roxanne. Although pursuing a career in the public interest, Amy finds intellectual property law to be extremely relevant, interesting, and important.