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Weekly Wrap-up: The Death of Steve Jobs and More…

This week the internet said goodbye to the incomparableSteve Jobs. The staff of ReadWriteWeb covered some of his best moments, and his worst. Though he has passed on, his impact was large, and we will not soon forget Apple’s founder. RIP Steve.

After the jump you’ll find more of this week’s top news stories on some of the key topics that are shaping the Web – Location, App Stores and Real-Time Web – plus highlights from some of our six channels. Read on for more.

Top Stories of the Week

At 56, Steve Jobs rocked our world, and his death was felt from Silicon Valley to Bahrain. Here are a few of our posts commemorating his life.

On a brighter note, this week we learned that Facebook is as Big as the Internet of 2004. The cool infographic on that post had us all reminiscing on our own early internet experiences and ReadWriteWeb took some time this week to look back on the internet of 1995. Were you on the internet in 1995?

Overshadowed this week was the launch of the iPhone 4S. This latest iteration from Apple includes iCloud, an 8 megapixel camera, will work on CDMA and GSM networks and more. Below is a comprehensive wrap-up of our coverage.

iPhone 4S Launch

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Imagine an evening surrounding by cool folks, like yourself, discussing important technology stories, debating the merits of data portability and net neutrality, thumb wrestling over browser preferences and your favorite phone OS.

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