Apple just announced that Steve Jobs, at age 56, has passed away today.
From the Apple web site it reads:
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.
If you would like to share your thoughts, memories, and condolences, please email firstname.lastname@example.orgThank you for what you've done to push the world of technology forward. You were such a genius that proved to be well ahead of your time.
Rest in Peace.