Apple co-founder Steve Jobs revolutionized the personal computer, smartphone and music industry. The man who brought the world the iPod, the iPhone and even Buzz Lightyear died Wednesday after a years-long battle with cancer at the age of 56.
I still remember the first cell phone at my house. An early Motorola, it came in a bag about the size of a Kleenex box that held the battery. A few years earlier, I had typed my first computer commands on the keyboard of an Apple IIe.
I find the news of Steve Jobs stepping down as Apple's CEO particularly sad. In some ways, I feel something like I felt when The Beatles broke up. Sure, I'd always have the band's music, but damn, what a special time. What special chemistry.
The price of a share of Apple Computer's stock is down about $13.80 at this moment -- nearly 4 percent -- as investors digest the news that company CEO Steve Jobs is taking another health-related leave of absence. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.
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