The founder and former Apple CEO Steve Jobs had gone on Wednesday October 5 at the age of 56, according to the official website of the corporation. The last 8 years, Steve Jobs was fighting with a serious illness - the pancreatic cancer. Steve Jobs was diagnosed with the pancreatic cancer in 2003. This is a deadly disease in most cases. But it was an operable form of cancer and Jobs underwent a successful liver transplantation in 2004. However the disease was receded only for a while. Steve Jobs founded Apple in 1976 with Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in a modest garage. Then left the company in 1985 because of disagreements with the leadership but at the end of 1996 he came back and in 2000 became its chief executive officer. Read more.