Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Confirmed: Steve Jobs is back!

It's hard to imagine Apple without Steve Jobs, so when the Apple CEO took an absence of medical leave on January many have missed him since, including his frenemies (read: friends and enemies).

And the rumor has it that Steve Jobs has undergone a liver transplant two months ago, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The hope to see the psychedelic CEO back in action was getting thinner, thin as his latest physical appearances.

But rejoice, you Apple stock holders and fan-boys! Because a Reuters reporter has spotted Steve Jobs leaving the Apple campus in Cupertino, California dressed in his trademark black turtleneck and jeans: "He walked out chatting with another person before climbing into a black car that then drove off."

And signs of Steve Jobs come back has also been confirmed by CNBC's Tech Check: Jim Goldman; "Steve Jobs did report to work today, as I suggested in an earlier post, at Apple's Cupertino headquarters, according to employees who have seen him on campus."

The Apple CEO has been expected to come back before when he also been cited in Apple's last press release to announce that the company has sold more than 1 million iPhone 3G [S] in the first three days since its launch, "Customers are voting, and the iPhone is winning," Jobs said in the statement.

"This is the first time we've heard from Steve Jobs since he reported he was taking medical leave," said Oppenheimer & Co analyst Yair Reiner as quoted by Reuters. "It's a sign Apple has its CEO back."

So Steve, welcome back ol' buddy. We missed you. And since you've came back and take everything back into your own hands now, when will we ever see those rumored MacTablet or MacNetbook we've been hearing lately...? ;-D


Caitlin said...

Great for Steve Jobs! And great for Apple shareholders! According to CNBC, the value of the Apple stock should go up. http://www.newsy.com/videos/the_core_of_the_apple With his leadership skills, innovation, and strong association to the brand, there's no doubt Steve Jobs return will make an impact.

Andy J. S. said...

Glad to hear from fellow believers... ;-)
Thanks for your comment Caitlin, and if I may add: it is great for Apple users / fans too. Because there will definetely better products coming from Steve Jobs 'Midas touch', it's about time he comes back.