Today in Tech: Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

October 6, 2011, 2:04 PM UTC
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* Steve Jobs passed away yesterday at the age of 56. Colleague Miguel Helft remembers Apple’s co-founder. Also: Fortune’s look back at how Jobs changed the way we think about and use technology forever. Meanwhile, Walt Mossberg over at The Wall Street Journal reflected on encounters with him throughout the years, and former Gizmodo editor Brian Lam penned a heartbreakingly honest homage to this “beautiful and fair man.”  (Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, The Wire Cutter)

* In remembrance of Jobs, here are several video tributes assembled by the fine folks over at CNNMoney. RIP, Steve.

Steve Jobs Legacy (CNNMoney)
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How Steve Jobs saved Apple (CNNMoney)
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How Apple shaped its rivals (CNNMoney)
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* Sprint (S) will offer an unlimited data plan for the iPhone 4S, making it the only wireless carrier to do so. (AllThingsD)

* Microsoft (MSFT) is considering a bid for Yahoo (YHOO), which would not be the first time the software giant has done so. (Reuters)

* Business Insider’s roundup of the 100 people that “did the coolest stuff in New York Tech this year.” (Business Insider)

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