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Steve Jobs Re-Elected to Disney Board

Despite health fears after he missed 75% of meetings in 2010

(Newser) - Disney shareholders have re-elected Steve Jobs to the company's board of directors despite an advisory firm's concerns about his poor health. The Apple chief—who owns more than 7% of Disney stock and has been on the board since Disney acquired Pixar in 2006—missed nearly three-quarters of board meetings... More »

Don't Bet Against Jobs' Successor

Steve Jobs too much of a control freak not to have succession plan

(Newser) - Ever since Steve Jobs took his medical leave of absence, Apple stock has been criminally underpriced, argues Eric Jackson of Bloomberg . “That assertion may seem absurd,” he allows, given that Apple’s market value is second only to Exxon Mobil’s, but “it should be much higher,... More »

Steve Jobs Himself Introduces New iPad

Apple CEO makes surprise appearance

(Newser) - Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who has been on indefinite medical leave , unveiled the second generation of the iPad himself in San Francisco today. Jobs walked on stage to a standing ovation, wearing his signature black mock turtleneck, blue jeans, and wire-rimmed glasses. "We've been working on this product for... More »

Steve Jobs Has Weeks to Live: Enquirer

'Skeletal' Apple CEO seen leaving cancer clinic

(Newser) - The claim to take with a grain of salt: Steve Jobs may have just 6 weeks to live, says the National Enquirer. The claim that seems a little more backed up: Jobs was spotted leaving the same California clinic where actor Patrick Swayze sought treatment for cancer in his final... More »

Steve Jobs Working Hard—From Home

He's still involved at Apple despite medical leave, say insiders

(Newser) - It's been nearly a month since Steve Jobs left active duty at Apple for another unspecified medical issue, but the CEO remains actively involved in leading the company, the Wall Street Journal reports. He's just doing so from home. Insiders tell the newspaper that Jobs is hosting meetings there and... More »

Fake Steve Jobs: Leave Jobs Alone

No, the public doesn't have the right to know and this isn't a teaching moment

(Newser) - Steve Jobs is taking a medical leave of absence, and we should all just ... let him be absent, writes the guy who's spent the better part of the last few years tweaking the Apple guru. None other than Fake Steve Jobs, aka Dan Lyons, has put his blog on hiatus... More »

Steve Jobs to Take Medical Leave of Absence

Tim Cook to take over operations

(Newser) - Apple's board has granted Steve Jobs a medical leave of absence, the company announced today. Jobs promised that he would "continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic decisions for the company," but Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will take over the company's day-to-day operations. Cook has... More »

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