Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple died in Palo Alto, California on Wednesday. He was 56, struggling from pancreatic cancer for many years that ultimately resulted in his sad demise. He was surrounded by his wife and family members when took his last breath. Death of Steve Jobs sparked an immediate response with people engulfed is sadness as they lit candles in front of the Apple’s office and pay homepage to legendary founder. The website of Apple is turned black and white with an image of Steve Jobs on it.
‘I will switch off my ipod for day’ said an Apple’ customer hearing the news of Steve Jobs death. Several friends, eminent personalities and competitors including Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg paid their sympathy and describe the death of Steve Jobs as a huge loss to the world.
One of the great entrepreneur of all time, Steve Jobs was the pioneer of Apple computers, with his friend Steve Wozniak he started the company 1976 which rose became a multi billion dollar enterprise. Steve Jobs played a key role in making Apple as the most trusted brand in the world. With products like ipod, ipads and MacOS Apple is rumoured to hold net wealth greater than most developing countries. By 2010, the personal wealth of Steve Jobs was 6.1 billion that stands him 42nd in list of the world’s richest. Besides wealth, his health has always been a talking point and that’s why he stepped down as the Apple’s CEO in last August.
Tim Cook, who worked as stand-in CEO on 3 absence of Steve Jobs would now run the company, and it would be a big challenge for him to keep Apple on top without its legendary founder Steve Jobs.