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Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

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Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson

Tributes from all around the world, all across the Internet today for the late techno genius, Steve Jobs. The co-founder of Apple, died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. He was 56.

The forward thinking Jobs was behind such successes as the Macintosh, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Overnight, the soon- to- be- published biography of Steve Jobs became a best seller on Amazon and Barnes & Noble websites. Written by Walter Isaacson, the biography was set to publish late next month, however, Simon & Schuster reportedly has move that date up to October 24.  

Photo: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters/Los Angeles Times -- A visitor surveys the flowers, candles and apples left outside the home of Steve Jobs in Palo Alto, CA  10/06/11

Photo: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters/Los Angeles Times -- A visitor surveys the flowers, candles and apples left outside the home of Steve Jobs in Palo Alto, CA 10/06/11

Jobs’ family is working on a website where fans and friends can leave, thoughts, condolences, and tributes. More on Jobs, his remarkable digital inventions, his impact on our society, and his life on the Los Angeles Times website here.  Also, a lot of nice photos as well.

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