Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  Service
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
Home>>Sci-Edu >> IT
08:32, June 30, 2009

Apple CEO Steve Jobs returns to work


Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs displays a redesigned iPod Nano at Apple's "Let's Rock" media event in San Francisco, California in this September 9, 2008 file photo. (Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)

Steve Jobs, Apple Inc's chief executive officer (CEO), is back to work after taking a medical leave for nearly six months, U.S. media reported on Monday.

"Steve is back to work," Steve Dowling, an Apple spokesman, was quoted by the Bloomberg newswire as saying.

According to Dowling, Jobs is at Apple a few days a week and working at home the remaining days.

Jobs, 54, disclosed in August 2004 that he had been treated for a rare form of pancreatic cancer, saying the tumor was diagnosed in time and he had undergone surgery to remove it.


Apple Computer Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs holds the new iPhone in this file photo taken in San Francisco, California on January 9, 2007.(Xinhua/Reuters File Photo)

In the following years, the thin, almost gaunt appearance of Jobs constantly inspired speculations about his health.

In early January this year, Jobs said his apparent weight loss is caused by a treatable hormone imbalance. But about a week later, he announced that the issue was more complex than he had thought and he would be taking a medical leave until the end of June.

On June 23, Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in the U.S. state of Tennessee confirmed that Jobs received a liver transplant at the institute and "is now recovering well and has an excellent prognosis."

But Apple remained silent about the surgery, stirring a new round of criticism that the company's disclosure of its CEO's health conditions was too little and too late.

Source:Xinhua

 Related News
 Apple's silence on Jobs' health questioned
 Apple CEO Steve Jobs had liver transplant: report
 Apple CEO Steve Jobs had liver transplant: report
 New iPhone on sale in U.S. with smaller-than-expected crowd outside Apple flagship store
 Microsoft, Apple lead Nasdaq higher
 Apple unveils faster iPhone, cuts price of current model
 Apple raises iTunes music price
 Apple unveils new iPhone operating system
 Apple unveils updates to its desktop computer line
 Apple says Steve Jobs still involved in strategic decisions
 Comment Tell A Friend Print Format Save Article

  Your Message:   Most Popular Photos
One killed in toppled apartment bu…
A giant "monster" found in Shenyan…
New Miss Universe Romania crowned
First China-assembled A320 jet del…
Airbus delivers 1st China-assemble…
|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by people's Daily Online,all rights reserved


 
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90781/90877/6689399.pdf