On Thursday morning, we reported that President Barack Obama was coming to San Francisco for a technology shindig with the CEOs of a number of companies, including Apple’s Steve Jobs -- and the CEO reportedly attended, despite currently being on medical leave from the company.
We've never been too keen on the inclusion of rumors surrounding Steve Jobs' health in our regular news coverage, but it's hard not to chime in on the fact that according a reliable source, Steve is looking as healthy as a horse during a recent visit to Apple's Cupertino campus. If that kind of scuttlebutt doesn't drive the company's stock prices back up, we don't know what will.
When people think of Apple, they tend to think of Steve Jobs. So linked are the man and the company, that when his health takes a dip, so too do the fiscal fortunes of all that he's built. Confident, polished and well spoken, Jobs rarely flounders in the public eye. If you set your Wayback Machine for a trip to the late 1970s, however, you'll find evidence to support the theory that true greatness is not born but honed over time. Ladies and Gentlemen: for your viewing pleasure, we present to you Awkward Steve Jobs!
With Apple CEO Steve Jobs taking his most recent leave of absence, it has led to Wall Street speculating on who may take over Apple should Jobs have to step down. In addition to that, an Apple Inc. shareholder proposal that specifies requiring Apple disclose a CEO succession plan won the backing of Institutional Shareholder Services, a proxy-advising service today. Apple opposes the proposal.
One January day not all that long ago, Apple CEO Steve Jobs stepped on stage and introduced a new product to the applause of 3,000 people in attendance. If you’re thinking about the iPhone, think again: Monday marks the 27th birthday of the Macintosh.
While the announcement of Steve Jobs' second medical leave of absence may have left some in the Apple world shaken, US analysts claim there's nothing to fear. US stock markets were closed today in observance of the holiday, so the effect of the announcement on Apple's stock has yet to be seen on Wall Street.
Apple issued a press release Monday morning to announce that CEO Steve Jobs would be taking a medical leave from the company, but will remain in his position and continue to “be involved in major strategic decisions.”
First, The Beatles came to iTunes. Now, it appears the other Holy Grail of Apple events will be taking place soon as The Wall Street Journal is confirming that Verizon Wireless will land the iPhone at an event on Tuesday.
If you've been wondering about how long it might be until Apple has enough money before they can afford to buy and sell us all, you might want to circle January 18th on your calendar, as Apple has announced that they'll be holding their Q1 2011 Financials conference call. Broadcast in real time across the interwebz to all interested parties, Apple's quarterly financial updates are the best way to find out how our favorite company's is making out. Our prediction: They're still stinking rich.