Apple’s Board of Directors Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs

Apple’s board of directors issued a statement Wednesday following the passing of former chairman and CEO Steve Jobs. The board praised the Apple cofounder and expressed its own collective sadness that he has died.

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That statement, in full:

We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today.

Steve’s brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that
enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve.

His greatest love was for his wife, Laurene, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his extraordinary gifts.

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