The U.S. computer manufacturer Apple announced Wednesday night, the death of his iconic former CEO Steve Jobs, who co-founded the company in 1976 and had dropped the reins on August 24.
At 56, Steve Jobs suffered from serious health problems for several years.
He had undergone a liver transplant two years ago and survived pancreatic cancer in 2004. In 2009 already he had been away for several months for health reasons.
Steve Jobs resigned from his position as CEO of Apple on August 24 and was replaced by Tim Cook (number two in the group).
The death of Steve Jobs comes 24 hours after the announcement by Tim Cook the launch of the 4S version of the iPhone.
Apple has opened a special page on its website to remember Steve Jobs after his death.