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October 6, 2011
Millions mourn genius Steve Jobs
BANGKOK (AP) -- From the titans of high technology to teenagers armed with iPads, millions of people around the world mourned digital-gadget genius Steve Jobs as a man whose wizardry transformed their lives in big ways and small.
Google, Sony, Samsung, Microsoft -- corporate giants that have all been bruised in dustups with Jobs' baby, the technology prodigy Apple -- put their rivalries aside Thursday to remember the man behind the iconic products that define his generation: the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad.
Fans for whom the Apple brand became a near-religion grasped for comparisons to history's great innovators, as well as its celebrities, to honor the man they credit with putting thousands of songs and the Internet in their pockets. (30 images)



Apple computer fans hold their iPhones and iPads displaying candle graphics during a candle light vigil to pay tribute to Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO, at an Apple Store in the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Hiro Komae


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A child looks at flowers laid in tribute to Steve Jobs outside an Apple retail store in Beijing, China, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Ng Han Guan



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A man using a camera phone is silhouetted near flowers laid in tribute to Steve Jobs outside an Apple retail store in Beijing, China, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Ng Han Guan



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A boy looks at a figure of Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs where flowers are laid in his tribute at an Apple retail store in Hong Kong Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Kin Cheung



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A woman takes pictures of a figure of Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs near flowers laid in his tribute at an Apple retail store in Hong Kong Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Kin Cheung



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Customers walk past an Apple logo after its lighting was turned off to mourn the Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs at an Apple Store in Hong Kong, AP / Vincent Yu



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Newspapers headline shows the news of the death of Apple founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Vincent Yu



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An iMac computer shows the image of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as a mainland tourist sits nearby at an electronics shop in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Vincent Yu



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Fans leave notes to pay tribute to Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs at an Apple retail store in Hong Kong Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Kin Cheung



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Apples are placed among bouquets of flowers to pay tribute to Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO, at an Apple Store in the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Hiro Komae



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A woman touches an iPhone to light a candle graphic during a candle light vigil to pay tribute to Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO, at an Apple Store in the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Hiro Komae



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A customer enters an Apple Store where bouquets of flowers and iPhones and iPads displaying candle graphics are placed to pay tribute to Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO, in the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 AP / Hiro Komae



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Takashi Udagawa, 15, a high school senior, joins his hands in prayer after laying a bouquet of flowers to pay tribute to Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO, in front of an Apple Store in the Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Hiro Komae



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The monitors show the image of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at an electronic shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. Jobs died on Wednesday at the age of 56. AP / Lee Jin-man



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Portraits of the late Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., illuminate computer monitors in an Apple retail store, in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Wally Santana



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33-year-old web designer Nikola Ivkovic takes a picture with his iPad of an In Memoriam photo of Steve Jobs, who founded and ran Apple, on display in an Apple store in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Selcan Hacaoglu



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Flowers and a photocopy image of Steve Jobs sit outside the entrance to the Apple Store in Sydney, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Rick Rycroft



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A patron walks past a memorial for Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs who died Wednesday as she enters an Apple Store Thursday, October 6, 2011 in Montreal. AP / Paul Chiasson



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A bouquet of flowers and a picture of Steve Jobs are placed to pay tribute to Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO, at an Apple Store in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Manu Fernandez



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A photograph of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs near apples with messages written on them form part of a memorial in front of an Apple store in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Steven Senne



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Vaishali Joglekar, of Cambridge, Mass., reacts after placing flowers and a photograph at a memorial to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in front of an Apple store, in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. AP / Steven Senne



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A photo of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is displayed as a tribute, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at Nasdaq in New York. AP / Mark Lennihan



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A man walks past a memorial to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 in front of an Apple store in New York. AP / Mark Lennihan



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An iPhone displays an image of Steve Jobs as it sits with a memorial to the Apple founder and former CEO outside an Apple Store, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 in New York. AP / Jason DeCrow



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Candles illuminate a memorial to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 in front of an Apple store in New York. AP / Mark Lennihan



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Apple products and flowers are seen on a makeshift shrine following the death of Steve Jobs at Apple headquarters Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 in Cupertino, Calif. AP / Marcio Jose Sanchez



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A shrine has an image of Apple founder Steve Jobs at Apple headquarters Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 in Cupertino, Calif. AP / Marcio Jose Sanchez



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Apolline Arnaud, 12, a neighbor of Steve Jobs, writes a message in front of Jobs' home in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. AP / Paul Sakuma



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A message is written on the window of the Apple Store in Santa Monica, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. AP / Jae C. Hong



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In this Jan. 15, 2008, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after giving the keynote address at the Apple MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. AP / Jeff Chiu



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