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Time Magazine's finalist list for 2009 Person of the Year has included Steve Jobs according to 9to5Mac. Jobs had earlier won Fortune's CEO of the the Decade this year and is the lone business exec on this year's list for Time.
The pros that Time listed for him were that he was named CEO of the Decade by Fortune, and continues to show the rest of the consumer technology world how it's done. His iPhone App Store surpassed 1 billion downloads, proving that people will still pay for certain kinds of content, and a new version of the iPhone and its software kept improving the original.
As for the cons, they state that Jobs was away from the daily management of Apple for the first six months of the year dealing with health problems, including undergoing a successful liver transplant. While consumers continue to snap up the iPhone and its apps, more and more customers in major cities continue to gripe about poor coverage that comes with it from AT&T. What's more, new rival smart phones like the Google Android devices and Palm Pre have started to give discerning techies a reason to at least consider switching from the iPhone.
In the reader voting category, Jobs is in third place behind the Iran Protestors and President Obama (last year's winner).