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Steve Jobs Returns to Work

By - Source: Tom's Hardware US | B 22 comments

Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned to work.

Apple employees report that the Chief Executive returned to work on Monday. CNBC’s Jim Goldman reports that, while officials at Apple have yet to respond to multiple phone calls and emails, employees have confirmed that Steve Jobs has been seen on campus at the company’s Cupertino headquarters, suggesting that he is at work.

Employee confirmations aside, this isn’t the first time people have spotted Steve on campus (or even just his car in the parking lot) so we don’t yet know if this marks his official return to work, which is schedule for the end of this month.

The news follows reports that Jobs had a liver transplant. The Wall Street Journal ran an article over the weekend claiming that the CEO, who has been on medical leave for the last six months, had a liver transplant in Tennessee about two months ago. The report added that he is recovering well and is expected to return to work on schedule.

Apple spokeswoman did not comment on the report (in which the Wall Street Journal cited no sources) except to say, "Steve continues to look forward to returning at the end of June, and there's nothing further to say."

Apple’s silence regarding the rumors of both Jobs’ transplant and his return to work will likely only anger shareholders who think the company is purposely withholding information about the CEO’s health even further.

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    captaincharisma , June 23, 2009 1:44 PM
    ahh must be nice to come back to work after a weekend of millions of sheep buying the new iphone making him more money
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    matt2k , June 23, 2009 2:19 PM
    bah humbug! :) 
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    mcnuggetofdeath , June 23, 2009 2:23 PM
    As much as I disagree with their business model, marketing, and generalized perpetuation of a stereotypical hipster parading himself about as savvy to computer when in reality OSX has a ridiculously unstable kernel, lack of third party support, and generally stingy with support for industry standards ( they developed firewire, did away with it, then brought it back ) as a means of controlling their own part of the market. Im genuinely glad to see Steve Jobs is ok.
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    rhys216 , June 23, 2009 2:40 PM
    @ Captaincharisma

    I have the old Iphone 3G, and I got to say it's the best phone I ever had, sure it's not perfect, but it's sexy as hell, even my grandmother said it was the best phone she had ever seen the other day.

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    cielmerlion , June 23, 2009 3:21 PM
    I almost hate to agree with rhys, the iphone is by far the best phone available. Not because it is amazing in its hardware, though the hardware is close to being so, but because of support from developers. The apps are what make the iphone great.

    But aside from the iphone, i hate all their other products. They are just as mad as mcnugget says
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    jsloan , June 23, 2009 3:25 PM
    mcnuggetofdeathwhen in reality OSX has a ridiculously unstable kernel


    i'm curious. i always thought that osx was very stable. can your provide us with some links to posting which detail said issue.
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    mcnuggetofdeath , June 23, 2009 3:47 PM
    Im talking about my own personal attempts to modify it, and the efforts of a friend who works in the local Apple store. I have no idea what text editor he used, but his attempts to get OSX to support his own hardware resulted in him having to boot from a ubuntu live CD to fix what got broken. If your ok with what Apple chose to provide in terms of drivers, software, etc then its fine. But for someone who likes to do his own scripting it doesnt provide any semblance of freedom to modify what you want it to do.
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    Tedders , June 23, 2009 4:34 PM
    mcnuggetofdeathIm talking about my own personal attempts to modify it, and the efforts of a friend who works in the local Apple store. I have no idea what text editor he used, but his attempts to get OSX to support his own hardware resulted in him having to boot from a ubuntu live CD to fix what got broken. If your ok with what Apple chose to provide in terms of drivers, software, etc then its fine. But for someone who likes to do his own scripting it doesnt provide any semblance of freedom to modify what you want it to do.

    So basically you are saying that it is stable until you start messing with it. Ya, totally Apple's fault there ;) 
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    aspireonelover , June 23, 2009 4:39 PM
    YAY Steve Jobs! Glad you recovered :) 
    Don't you agree with me? He is a great person!
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    mcnuggetofdeath , June 23, 2009 4:43 PM
    lol. nah. not really. Just wish It was more user accesible :) 
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    Anonymous , June 23, 2009 5:06 PM
    He should've quit after the Apple II... He runs an overpriced boutique PC building company with it's own minor league, half-assed Linux distro... Fortunately, you can hire shady business and marketing people to make up for your shortcomings.
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    cptnjarhead , June 23, 2009 5:25 PM
    Build a product, market it and then sell it to millions for millions.
    Seems to be working for them.
    Hope all is well for Mr. Jobs.
    I'm a PC!
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    tacoslave , June 23, 2009 6:01 PM
    damn hitman didn't take him down!!! *picks up gun* its morphin time.
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    tacoslave , June 23, 2009 6:02 PM
    damn hitman didn't take him down!!! *picks up gun* its morphin time.
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    tenor77 , June 23, 2009 6:05 PM
    All it took was a fresh pint of childrens blood
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    Honis , June 23, 2009 7:02 PM
    jsloani'm curious. i always thought that osx was very stable. can your provide us with some links to posting which detail said issue.


    Of course he can't. Apple deletes anything negative of any kind from there forums (a little over exaggerated but generally true)!
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    ravenware , June 23, 2009 9:00 PM
    I wonder if his liver has a made in china stamp on it.
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    acecombat , June 23, 2009 9:50 PM
    rhys216even my grandmother said it was the best phone she had ever seen the other day.

    So did my grandmother after seeing other peoples (I dont have one) so she went and brought one...she uses it for calls only and didn't even realise it had a camera!
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    matt87_50 , June 24, 2009 12:03 AM
    oh thank god! who else was going to stick the 'i' in front of the name of everything, they would have been lost without him!
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    eddieroolz , June 24, 2009 5:28 AM
    Great, he takes a perfectly good liver and puts it into himself. Flash the cash, and you'll get anything you want, even jumping ahead of the line!
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