Posted by: Michael Tidmarsh
Apple, Steve Jobs, This Week in Tech History
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On October 5, 2011, the technology world lost a legend as Apple founder Steve Jobs passed away after a long battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 56.
Known as the ‘Father of the Digital Revolution’, Jobs created Apple in 1976 and turned it into one of the most valuable companies in the world. He developed the future of Apple’s operating systems, Mac OS X and iOS and changed the tech world forever with the creation of the iPhone and iPad. He also founded the computer company NeXT and bought the highly successful animated film studio Pixar.
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