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Apple pays homage to Steve Jobs with solemn note on website

Apple website paid a sombre homage to Steve Jobs , displaying a black and white portrait of the technology legend with a note saying only a "creative genius" like Jobs could have built Apple.

twitter-logoPTI | October 6, 2011 | Updated 10:05 IST

Apple website paid a sombre homage to Steve Jobs , displaying a black and white portrait of the technology legend with a note that said only a "visionary and creative genius" like Jobs could have built a company like Apple.

"Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius and the world has lost an amazing human being," the four-line note read.

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"Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor."

The message further said Jobs has left behind a company that "only he could have built and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple."

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In the portrait, a bearded and bespectacled Jobs, wearing his trademark black turtleneck, has his hand near his chin and a slight smile on his lips.

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