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[TechCrunch] Steve Jobs To Take ‘Medical Leave Of Absence’, Stays On As CEO

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs has just announced that he is taking a medical leave of absence according to a release issued by the company today. Here’s the email memo Jobs sent to Apple employees today...
http://techcrunch.com/2011/01/17/ste...ays-on-as-ceo/

I wonder how the AAPL will end today.

Hope he gets better.



Im still not sure about the category, but a technology company >
post #2 of 73
It's one CEO after another.
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Originally Posted by Kand View Post
It's one CEO after another.
Huh?


Sell, sell, sell!

....or go long!
Edited by DuckieHo - 1/17/11 at 6:21am
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Man, he can't get a break when it comes to his health. Hopefully it's nothing serious but if he's taking a leave of absence it's probably something major.
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Hope he's not too ill. Many don't like his business practices, but one should never wish ill health on another.
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Hope he's not too ill. Many don't like his business practices, but one should never wish ill health on another.
Especially one who, along with Woz, has literally changed the future of all Mankind.
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Hmm...He seems to be naice...
Nobody bring in your fanboyism.
    
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Especially one who, along with Woz, has literally changed the future of all Mankind.
A bit extreme there.....
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A bit extreme there.....
They did alot for the concept of a personal computer and bringing it to the marketplace.
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They did alot for the concept of a personal computer and bringing it to the marketplace.
I think they also did a lot in acting as a catalyst for good competition. Android is a great example. Without iOS, I don't think it would be in the same position today

Didn't Steve have medical problems a few years back? He should call it quits, retire and live on his millions. He'll have a ton of shares to fall back on anyway which will reap a lovely retirement dividend
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