Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs dies aged 56

Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs has died, aged 56, after his long battle with pancreatic cancer. Jobs was surrounded by his wife and immediate family when he died in Palo Alto, California, the company said late Wednesday night, other details were not disclosed.

What lies in store for post-Jobs Apple?

The resignation of Steve Jobs from Apple has reignited the debate over the extent to which the company’s success and it’s charismatic leader are inseparable. Commenting on Jobs’ departure, Ovum’s chief analyst Jan Dawson suggested that there are “reasons to fear” for Apple’s future if this latest news suggests, as many believe, that Jobs health is failing.

Jobs steps down as Apple CEO

Apple founder Steve Jobs has resigned as the firm’s chief executive, leading to renewed speculation that his health has deteriorated further. In a brief letter to the board, Jobs wrote: “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately that day has come.”

Apple iCloud to take on Amazon and Google

As expected, Steve Jobs took to the stage Monday at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference in San Fransico to reveal iCloud, a collection of cloud services designed to work seamlessly with its iOS and MacOS X devices and computers.