Fred Velez, of San Francisco, holds an Apple iPhone displaying an early picture of Steve Jobs, as he and others gather outside an Apple store in San Francisco on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Darryl Bush)
published Thursday, October 6th, 2011
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56.