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Steve Jobs, Apple's Visionary, Dies at 56


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Steve Jobs

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Steven P. Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple who helped usher in the era of personal computers and then led a cultural transformation in the way music, movies and mobile communications were experienced in the digital age, died Wednesday. He was 56.

Jobs played a direct role in shaping the products that made Apple a technology and business leader. The 317 Apple patents with his name as an inventor show Jobs' attention to the minute details of his company's iconic products.

From The New York Times
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