By Brandon Miniman | October 5, 2011 8:09 PM
We are greatly saddened by the news this evening that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has passed away. The news was made official by Apple:
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.
Steve Jobs’ contribution to technology is immeasurable: he’s changed the way we live and the way that we think about technology. He was a visionary, the likes of which have never been seen. He will be deeply missed.