Steve Jobs of Apple dies at 56

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Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple, Steve Jobs, has died, aged 56, after suffering from cancer.

A statement released by Apple said: ''Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve."

He was one of the world's best-known business leaders and introduced the iPod and the iPhone to the world.

The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones looks at his life and achievements.

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