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News: Palm refused Apple effort to limit employee poaching

Former Palm CEO Ed Colligan rejected what he deemed a “likely illegal” proposal from Apple CEO Steve Jobs that the two companies refrain from hiring each other’s employees, according to two-year-old communications between the two executives obtained and reviewed by Bloomberg News. While the report states that the exact details of what Jobs proposed are unknown since the proposal was not included in the documents it received, it did…

News: Jobs’ liver transplant confirmed, prognosis ‘excellent’

Following a Wall Street Journal report that Apple CEO Steve Jobs received a liver transplant roughly two months ago, and subsequent speculation as to Jobs’ health and eligibility for such a rapid transplant, Methodist University Hospital in Tennessee has confirmed the surgery and its context. James D. Eason, M.D., the hospital’s chief of transplantation, said in a statement that Jobs did receive a liver transplant, and was eligible for…

News: Apple CEO Jobs had liver transplant, says WSJ

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who has been on medical leave from the company since mid-January, received a liver transplant roughly two months ago, according to the Wall Street Journal. Reporting without citing a source, which may have been due to an intentional but quiet Apple leak of the information, the Journal claims that Jobs had the surgery done in Tennessee, possibly to bypass longer transplant waiting lists in other states. The report goes on to cite…

News: Apple CEO Jobs had liver transplant, says WSJ

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who has been on medical leave from the company since mid-January, received a liver transplant roughly two months ago, according to the Wall Street Journal. Reporting without citing a source, which may have been due to an intentional but quiet Apple leak of the information, the Journal claims that Jobs had the surgery done in Tennessee, possibly to bypass longer transplant waiting lists in other states. The report goes on to cite…

News: Apple sells over one million iPhone 3GS

Apple has announced that it sold more than one million iPhone 3GS units over the device’s launch weekend, through Sunday, June 21. The total is on par with that of the iPhone 3G, which also sold one million units in its first weekend of availability despite nagging activation problems. In addition, the company revealed that more than six million customers have downloaded iPhone OS 3.0 since its release on Wednesday. Notably, Apple CEO Steve…

News: Apple sells over one million iPhone 3G S

Apple has announced that it sold more than one million iPhone 3G S units over the device’s launch weekend, through Sunday, June 21. The total is on par with that of the iPhone 3G, which also sold one million units in its first weekend of availability despite nagging activation problems. In addition, the company revealed that more than six million customers have downloaded iPhone OS 3.0 since its release on Wednesday. Notably, Apple CEO Steve…

WSJ: Jobs had liver transplant

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Steve Jobs is recovering from a liver transplant (subscription required). The Apple CEO reportedly had the surgery two months ago in Tennessee and is still on track to return to work later this month, but possibly on a part-time basis.Jobs did not respond to the newspaper’s request for an interview, but The Journal quotes sources close to Jobs as saying he…



News: Apple VP Schiller to lead 2009 WWDC group keynote

Apple has announced that it will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 8 at 10:00 a.m Pacific Time. Traditionally delivered by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, this year’s address will feature an entire team of Apple executives, led by Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. Last year’s address included extensive previews of Mac OS X Snow Leopard…