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Steve Jobs Passes Away.

Posted by geeknews at 4:47 PM on October 5, 2011

Picture: From Apple.com

No one can dismiss how much this man has given to the computing world. First and foremost our team sends our deepest condolences to the family of Steve Jobs and the employees of Apple.

RIP Steve.

The release from the company below:

Statement by Apple’s Board of Directors

CUPERTINO, Calif. — 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

From the Apple Website: