Apple sendu frá sér fréttatilkynningu áðan þess efnis að Steve Jobs væri látinn, 56 ára að aldri.
Fyrr í dag sendi Tim Cook, forstjóri Apple, eftirfaradi skilaboð á starfsmenn Apple:
I have some very sad news to share with all of you. Steve passed away earlier today.
Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have 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.
We are planning a celebration of Steve’s extraordinary life for Apple employees that will take place soon. If you would like to share your thoughts, memories and condolences in the interim, you can simply email firstname.lastname@example.org.
No words can adequately express our sadness at Steve’s death or our gratitude for the opportunity to work with him. We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much.
Apple er eitt stærsta fyrirtæki heims og alveg óhætt að segja að Steve Jobs hafi átt stóran þátt í að gera það að þeim risa sem það er í dag. Þín verður sárt saknað Steve.