This September 17, 1998 file photo shows Apple co-founder Steve Jobs during a press conference in Paris, France. Apple on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 announced the death of its visionary co-founder Steve Jobs. "We are deeply saddened to announce that Steve Jobs passed away today," the company's board of directors said in a statement. "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." (Photo: AFP)