Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple and technology visionary has died, the company announced today. He was 56.

Apple did not provide a specific cause of death. Jobs underwent treatment for cancer starting in 2004 and received a liver transplant in 2009. In August, Jobs handed his chief executive role at the company to designated successor Timothy D. Cook, the former chief operating officer. Jobs was reportedly still conducting company business on his departure as chairman.

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