Apple changes home page in honor of Queen Elizabeth II

Apple recently updated the Apple.com homepage to honor the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth

England’s longest-reigning monarch died in her sleep in Scotland on September 8. The Cupertino-based company changed its front page to include a photo of Queen Elizabeth II, along with a commemorative message.

Apple CEO Tim Cook also took to Twitter to express condolences to the British people and the Commonwealth, saying how the company stands alongside the people in honoring her life and dedication to her duty as Queen. At this point, the tweet has already garnered 32k likes and nearly 400 replies.

Queen Elizabeth was 96 years old when she died on September 8. The late Queen holds the record for longest reigning monarch, ruling the region for 70 years. As a monarch, she has automatically been given a government-funded state funeral, although the details have not yet been released.

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