Steve Jobs Dies At 56

We are saddened to report that Steve Jobs has passed away at 56 years old. As posted on the Apple site:

 Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world had 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.

We could not agree with Apple’s statement more. Rest in peace. Thank you for everything you have done to enhance our lives.

If you have not seen it already, you might be interested in watching Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford University Commencement Address (below) as he urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life’s setbacks – including death itself – at the university’s 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005.

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups. Find Frank Gruber online and follow him on Twitter at @FrankGruber.
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