Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs has died

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) Apple Inc. said the company's co-founder Steve Jobs died Wednesday. He was 56.

"We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today," the company said in a brief statement. "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."