Apple Closing Stores During Jobs Tribute Tomorrow

Don't count on getting in around 1pm ET
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 18, 2011 5:22 PM CDT
Apple Closing Stores During Steve Jobs Memorial Tomorrow
The face of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs is created with adhesive notes on the window of an Apple Store in Munich on October 18, 2011.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Apple is closing some retail stores for at least an hour tomorrow as the company pauses to celebrate the life of Steve Jobs, insiders tell the Wall Street Journal. Another source tells Reuters that Apple workers around the country will be invited to watch a video feed of the celebration in Cupertino from 1 to 2:30pm ET.

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Apple headquarters is hosting an event “to take time to remember the incredible things Steve achieved in his life and the many ways he made our world a better place,” said CEO Tim Cook in an internal email. It's not the first such event in Cupertino. (Read more Apple stories.)

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