According to a statement released by Apple this afternoon, co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs has died.
The statement is as follows:
Statement by Apple's Board of Directors
CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.
The company has replaced Apple.com with the image above and created a page where fans can email the company, sharing their thoughts and condolences.