It is shocking news in the world of technology whose great innovator of mobile computing world Steve Jobs, Apple Co-Founder and Chairman dies today, Apple said. He was 56.
“Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives,” Apple said in a statement. “The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.”
Steve Jobs have been suffering of various illnesses for years, one of which his rare pancreatic cancer surgery in August 2004. He has also undergone liver transplant in April 2009 which force him to take six-month leave of absence and returned to work for one and half year. This year in January, Apple announced Steve Jobs indeterminate medical leave of absence, and step down as CEO in late August.
The release of iPad 2 early this year surprises everyone when Steve Jobs enter the stage at the Yerba Buena Theater from leave of absence. His presence when introducing iPad 2 makes an aura of cheers when Apple stocks raised high in the market.
In stepping down as Apple CEO he told his employees in August, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.”
Early Days Of Steve Jobs
Jobs started Apple with a high school friend Steve Wozniak in a garage of Silicon Valley in 1976, he quit in 1985, and returned in 1997 to rescue the company. During his second stint, Apple grew into the best technology company in the world.
Steve Jobs legendary vision of creativity and innovative brought the Apple as what is now today leading its way from the invention of personal computing to the world of mobile computing. The introduction of Apple II in 1977 was the invention of personal computing, the invasion of legal music through iPod and iTunes in early 2000, and mobile phones never the same when iPhone came out in 2007. The development of three key Apple instruments changes the world in adapting the highest level of technology in modern world.
The introduction of iPad in 2010, a touch screen tablet computer change the world of mobile computing when competitors scrambling running its own invention to eclipse iPad presence. It was Steve Jobs trademark of his career as a technologist. A 10-inch mobile device a hybrid of iPod touchscreens and a slate computer was result of Job’s vision for more personal computing device.
Steve Jobs leading innovation of technology and his contribution to the modern world will put a mark in the industry. His name will never forget when future generation leading its way beyond time and space. History will reveal future technology that there was Steve Jobs who made our world better place to live with.
It was just a heartbreaking moment die such a young age – a prime time of his life. Steve Jobs leaves behind his wife, four children, two sisters, and 49,000 Apple employees.