On Wednesday evening Pacific Standard Time, Apple held a private memorial for Steve Jobs. It was an employees only event and was held in an outdoor amphitheater at their headquarters in Cupertino. It's been reported that the memorial was attended by former American Vice President and Apple board member, Al Gore. Norah Jones and Coldplay performed at the event. During the service closure, Chris Martin, frontman for Coldplay told everyone to get back to work because that's what Steve himself would have wanted.

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Apple stores around the country remained closed on Wednesday for three hours so employees could watch the event. The glass windows that served as store fronts were covered with white sheets. Earlier in the week, Tim Cook had emailed Apple employees telling them that Apple wanted to, “take time to remember the incredible things Steve achieved in his life and the many ways he made our world a better place.”

Before this memorial at Apple's campus, a private memorial was held for Jobs at Stanford Memorial Church on Sunday. It was attended by former US President, Bill Clinton, U2 frontman Bono, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and lots of other public figures, crossing the worlds of politics, technology and entertainment.

Publish date: October 21, 2011 5:14 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 8:47 pm

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