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Steve Jobs Iconic Turtlenecks Sell Out

Steve Jobs Iconic Turtlenecks Sell Out

If you want one of those iconic black mock turtlenecks made popular by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, you may have to wait a couple months.

Following Jobs’ death October 5, St. Croix Collections, maker of the mockneck, reported that it has sold out of the black version Jobs wore.

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Steve Jobs Remembered: the Most Celebrated CEO of the Last Century [Gallery]

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Steve Jobs, the iconic co-founder of Apple and perhaps the most influential American CEO of his generation, died Wednesday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Jobs may or may not have graced more magazine covers than any CEO of the last century (eight times on the cover of TIME magazine, alone), may or may not have been responsible for more changes to the consumer electronics landscape than any other businessman, and may or may not have single-handedly saved the music industry with Apple’s iTunes.

What is certain, however, is that in the coming days more ink and more pixels will be dedicated to his life, his career, and his influence on modern culture than that usually reserved for heads of state and the most popular figures of stage and screen.

Here then, is a Cult of Mac round-up of some of our favorite images of Steve Jobs, from his early days until some of those toward the end of his all-too-brief journey with us in this life.

Enjoy.

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Video Tribute To Steve Jobs

Video Tribute To Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was no doubt a visionary and leader. People like this come along once in a lifetime, and to say that he changed the world woud be an understatement. In remembrance, I’ve put together this video. Thank you Steve.

Video Tribute To Steve Jobs

What Steve Jobs Means to Silicon Valley

What Steve Jobs Means to Silicon Valley

You can’t truly understand the life and career of Steve Jobs without understanding the culture and history of Silicon Valley.

Steve Jobs was a child of the valley. And the spirit and energy of Silicon Valley coursed through his veins and was imprinted on his DNA.

Steven Paul Jobs was born in the city of San Francisco on February 24, 1955. He was adopted by a couple who lived, and who raised their children, in the idyllic Silicon Valley town of Mountain View, California.

If you were forced to choose an absolute geographic and cultural center of Silicon Valley, it’s possible that Steve Jobs’ childhood home might be the exact location.

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Bill Gates & Sergey Brin Offer Their Condolences On The Passing of Steve Jobs

Bill Gates & Sergey Brin Offer Their Condolences On The Passing of Steve Jobs

Bill Gates offers his condolences:

I’m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs’ death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work.

Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives.

The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come.

For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it’s been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely.

[via AllthingsD]

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Tim Cook’s Email To Apple Employees Regarding Steve Jobs Passing

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Tim Cook’s email to Apple employees regarding the passing of Steve Jobs is below:

Team,

I have some very sad news to share with all of you. Steve passed away earlier today.

Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor. Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple.

We are planning a celebration of Steve’s extraordinary life for Apple employees that will take place soon. If you would like to share your thoughts, memories and condolences in the interim, you can simply email (sorry, you need Javascript to see this e-mail address).

No words can adequately express our sadness at Steve’s death or our gratitude for the opportunity to work with him. We will honor his memory by dedicating ourselves to continuing the work he loved so much.

Tim

Steve Jobs, The Co-Founder of Apple, Has Died

Steve Jobs, The Co-Founder of Apple, Has Died

Apple has announced that Steve Jobs the co-founder of Apple, has died. He was 56 years old.  Apple made the announcement this afternoon and we’ll have more updates on this breaking news throughout the evening.

Steve Jobs, The Co-Founder of Apple, Has Died

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Steve Jobs Boosts America’s Cool Factor in International Poll

Steve Jobs Boosts America’s Cool Factor in International Poll

Water cooler alert: a new poll names Steve Jobs as the coolest man in tech, helping propel his fellow U.S. citizens to the position of coolest people on the planet.

Social networking site Badoo.com asked 30,000 people in 15 countries to name the coolest nationality. Big win for the red white and blue: America won the top spot.

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Why Font Nerds Owe a Debt to Steve Jobs

Why Font Nerds Owe a Debt to Steve Jobs

This caught my attention over coffee and the Sunday paper (I know! Weekend luddite, is what an affectionate — I think — friend calls me) a book entirely devoted to fonts called “Just My Type” by Simon Garfield.

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Forget Elvis: Steve Jobs Impersonators Take Center Stage [Video]

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It looks as if just about every expat in Asia with a black turtleneck and some specs is working as a Steve Jobs impersonator.

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