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Apple to Celebrate Life of Steve Jobs Through Staff Memorial

The life of the legendary Steve Jobs - co-founder and ex-CEO of Apple, will be celebrated by the staff of the company. A special celebration will be held in the memory of the former CEO who passed away last week.

According to an internal memo, which was obtained by Reuters (opens in new tab), the event will be hosted at the headquarters of Apple in Cupertino, California on 19th October. The outdoor amphitheatre at the Apple’s office complex will be the exclusive venue for this event.

Even though details of the programs are not yet available, it is expected that the staff members will share their experience with Jobs, his contribution to the company and how he brought revolutionary changes in the technology industry with his leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

The CEO of Apple Tim Cook in the memo said “Like many of you, I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week," the Guardian (opens in new tab) reports.

He also added, "And I've found comfort in both telling and listening to stories about Steve."

The demise of Jobs last week due to a respiratory arrest elicited a worldwide wave of grief from Apple supporters and many leaders and chief of various industries paid their condolences. In fact, as a tribute, Apple rivals - Google and Samsung delayed the launch of the Nexus Prime.

Ravi Mandalia

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