Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple passed away yesterday, losing his battle against pancreatic cancer. Apple consumers, fans and celebrities everywhere expressed their feelings about the loss, including President Obama and Apple’s long time rival in Digital technology Microsoft’s Bill Gates ….
President Obama - “Steve was among the greatest of American innovators — brave enough to think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it,” President Obama said in a statement. “By building one of the planet’s most successful companies from his garage, he exemplified the spirit of American ingenuity. By making computers personal and putting the internet in our pockets, he made the information revolution not only accessible, but intuitive and fun. And by turning his talents to storytelling, he has brought joy to millions of children and grownups alike. … The world has lost a visionary.”
Nicki Minaj - “An innovator. Contributed so much to this generation & beyond. RIP Steve Jobs,”
Will. I. Am. - “i hope the youth chooses to be like steve jobs…we need more innovators.”
Ryan Seacrest - ” ‘Have the courage to follow ur heart & intuition. They already know what u truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.’ – Steve Jobs.”
Ellen DeGeneres - “I just finished my show and I heard the news about Steve Jobs,” the comedian tweeted. “He was an amazing man with an incredible vision. He changed the world.”
Bill Gates - “I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. … Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives. The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.”