From product launches to a flubbed merger to privacy disputes, these were the stories that had gadget and tech policy geeks talking.
Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder and chairman, died Oct. 5 at the age of 56, due to complications from his battle with pancreatic cancer. Jobs died just a day after Apple introduced the iPhone 4S, and the polarizing executive reportedly worked until the day he died. A eulogy written by Jobs’s sister, author Mona Simpson, shared that his last words were “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.” Danny Moloshok/Reuters Buy Photo