【Old News】 Steve Jobs, Apple's founder and creator of iPhone and iPod, died



Apple announced that its founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, died early in the morning of 5th October.

Apple - Remembering Steve Jobs

Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being.Thone of us who has been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor.Steve leaves behind a company that only He could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.
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Apple lost a creative genius looking ahead and this world lost a wonderful human being. We lived in the same era with Steve or we were fortunate to work together, we lost a master who is a close friend and inspiration at the same time. Steve left the company he could only make. His soul will live forever as the cornerstone of Apple forever.
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Microsoft's Bill Gates, who was in competitive position in the IT industry, is pleased to say the following message.

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I'm truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs' death. Melinda and I extended our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work.
Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives.
The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come.
I will miss Steve immensely. I will miss Steve immensely.
I mourn for the death of Steve Jobs from the bottom of my heart. Melinda and I sincerely express my hearty condolences to Steve's family and friends, and to everyone involved in his achievement.
Steve and I first met about 30 years ago and I have spent half a lifetime as a comrade, as a competitor and as a friend.
The world has a huge impact as much as he, and may not re-visit a person who can influence for generations.
We were fortunate to be lucky to be able to live and work with him.
I truly regret his death.


Statement of Apple Board of Directors is here.

Apple - Press Info - Statement by Apple's Board of Directors

Statement by Apple's Board of Directors
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.

It is very sad but we must inform you that Steve Jobs died today.

Steve 's outstanding talent, passion and energies have been the source of countless innovations that have made our lives progress and enriched.
The world is better than immeasurable by Steve.

I am sorrowful to Lauren and his family, my wife, who I loved more than anyone, and to everyone who was moved by his great work.


Also, President Barack Obama of the United States, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo! Mr. Jerry Yang co-founder and film director George Lucas also sent a memorial message.

President Obama, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Others React to Jobs' Death - ABC News
President Barack Obama

"Michelle and I are saddened to learning of the passing of Steve Jobs. Brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it.

By building turning on the planet's most successful by spirit of American ingenuity. And by turning by the turning on the pockets, he made the information revolution not only accessible, but intuitive and fun. He talents to storytelling, he has brought joy to millions of children and grownups alike. Steve was fond of saying that he lived every day like it was was his last. He he, he transformed our lives, redefined whole industries, and achieved one of The rarest feats in human history: he changed the way each of us sees the world.

Michelle and I send our thoughts and prayers to Steve's wife Laurene, his family I have a greater than tribute to the fact that much more tribute to the fact that much of the world learned of his world , And all those who loved him. "

Michelle and I mourn for the death of Steve from my heart. Steve was the biggest American innovator. He was so brave that he could think differently from him, he was bold enough to believe he could change the world, and he was brilliant enough to accomplish it.

He showed America's creative soul by launching one of the most successful companies of this star from his garage. By making computers personal and making the Internet enter our pocket, we not only made the information revolution something we touched but also made it intuitive and pleasant. Also, when he talks, he gave equal pleasure to many children and adults. Steve used to say this kind of way. "Every day I am living thinking that today is the last day." Because he lived that way, he changed our lives, redefined all industries and carved a great step that rarely sees human history. He changed the eyes that we see the world.

The world has lost a man with a great foresight. There is no greater tribute than the fact that many people around the world knew of the death by the device he made. Michelle and I send our compassionate heart and prayers to Steve's wife Lauren, his family, and all who loved him.

※ Jobs returned to Apple "think different" in this messageA catch phrase of Apple's advertisement in 1997is. In addition, the descent of "he could change the world" was also based on the passage of Jack Kerouac's work "on the street" that the same ad cited.

◆ Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg CEO

"I will miss you." I will miss you. "
Thank you Steve, your teacher and friend. I appreciate that you showed that what you made can change the world. I am very sad.

◆ Yahoo! Co-founder Jerry Yang former CEO

I will miss his dearly, as will the world. "
Steve was my hero. He not only gave me many personal advice and encouragement, but also showed that innovation can change our lives for all of us. Just like everyone in the world, I mourn him deeply.

Film Director / Producer George Lucas ("Star Wars" "Indie Jones" series author)

He leaves behind an incredible family and a legacy that will continue to speak to people for years to years to Come. "
Steve's magic is to never compromise its vision, seeing all the real possibilities that you touch, while others simply accept the status quo. He left legends that would be handed down to irreplaceable families and future generations.

In this newsletter, a character string "Steve Jobs, 1955-2011" appears also on Google's top page.

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Jobs will become co-founder later in the school daysSteve Wozniak(Woz), I made a "Blue Box" which can be put on a long distance phone for free, which was published in a magazine, and sold it inside the campus.

In 1976, Woz built up a computer by himself, and he promised commercialization to Hewlett-Packard Company that was working at the time but it was treated and Jobs and Woz decided to sell themselves. In June 1976, I am able to reach sales of "Apple Computer I". "Apple II" launched in 1977 when Apple Computer Inc. became a corporation called for explosive popularity, and sold 2 million units in 1984.

As of 1979, Jobs and others were working on the development of Apple II's next-generation computer "Lisa", but Jobs who repeatedly dedicated himself will eventually be removed from the Lisa project. However, Jobs announced that they will participate in the Macintosh project that was in progress at the same time. Although it was Jobs who was in charge of hardware at first, it came out to soft as well here, and was in charge of the software sideJeff RuskinWill be leaving the company.

Although Macintosh will be released in 1984, deficit due to excessive inventory occurred misreading demand. By doing this, Jobs will be deprived of all positions other than "Apple Chairperson". Jobs resigned from the president there, establishing NeXT Co., Ltd. will be involved in the development of new computers. Also at this time I acquired the computer animation division of Lucasfilm for $ 10 million and made it independent as "Pixar". Jobs makes a huge investment of 50 million dollars on Pixar, but with the huge hit of "Toy Story" you get assets beyond this investment.

After Jobs came out ApplePower MacintoshAlthough there was a favorable part such as series, there was sluggish overall but in 1994 we dropped out the supply and demand forecasts and as a result we were issuing a deficit of 80 million dollars and thinking only where we sell the company I was in a state to be. In that situation I was appointed CEO in 1996 was a large Macintosh fanGil AmelioFinally, Apple is steered in the direction of "to rebuild".

At that time, Apple suffered from the next OS development, the development code "Copland" was developed separately though the module development was advanced, it can not be assembled as an OS, it is canceled development. Windows NT, Solaris, OS / 2, BeOS were candidates for the next OS. But this also does not proceed smoothly, eventually Jobs' NeXT company developed "OPENSTEPApple will adopt NeXT, and Jobs will return to Apple.

From here Jobs adopts a curved surface design with good progressPowerBook G3, Received a Good Design Award in a translucent enclosureIMac, More of a portable music playerIPodAnd a series of innovative products. In 2007 I advanced to the smartphone marketIPhone, Is a tablet PC in 2010IPad, Apple's founder himself / herself "helped the company as" the founder of Zhongxing "helped the company.

However, due to deteriorating health conditions, in January this yearTemporary leave due to sickness treatment, In AugustResigning from the CEOwas doing.

Every time I showed up in the presentation, it was a big presence that makes me think that "I will do something again" "There is also" One More Thing ".

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