Apple commemorating Steve Jobs on October 19

Apple commemorating Steve Jobs on October 19

MacGenerations received a copy of an email purportedly from Apple CEO Tim Cook, announcing the date and time for Apple's celebration of their late co-founder, Steve Jobs' life.

Team,

Like many of you, I have experienced the saddest days of my lifetime and shed many tears during the past week. But I've found some comfort in the extraordinary number of tributes and condolences from people all over the world who were touched by Steve and his genius. And I've found comfort in both telling and listening to stories about Steve.

Although many of our hearts are still heavy, we are planning a celebration of his life for Apple employees to take time to remember the incredible things Steve achieved in his life and the many ways he made our world a better place. The celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 19, at 10am in the outdoor amphitheater on the Infinite Loop campus. We'll have more details on AppleWeb closer to the date, including arrangements for employees outside of Cupertino.

I look forward to seeing you there.

Tim

Jobs passed away last Wednesday at the age of 56. Since then, both Apple in Cupertino and Apple Stores around the world have been covered in flowers, post it notes, and memorabilia in a show of gratitude, inspiration, and

Source: MacGenerations

Rene Ritchie

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Apple commemorating Steve Jobs on October 19

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That's great to hear! He deserves a fitting tribute, mostly to remember what he was and what he stood for while he was alive, and what he will be for us throughout history.

Surely they'll have some kind of permanent fixture (a statue, or a road named after him?). The world is a different place without Steve Jobs in it. He should always be remembered.