Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple has died at the age of 56. The apple website issued the following release:
Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has 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.
Jobs was a practicing Buddhist. He had converted after a trip to India.