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2009-06-25 17:23:17

Apple Inc. leader Steve Jobs's liver transplant operation should have been deemed critical information for investors, U.S. billionaire Warren Buffett said. Certainly Steve Jobs is important to Apple. Whether he is facing serious surgery or not is a material fact, Buffett said, The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor, underwent a liver transplant in Tennessee on a medical leave of absence two months ago. Apple said Jobs was suffering from a hormone...

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2009-06-24 16:25:00

A ZDNet journalist said Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs flat-out lied about the liver transplant he underwent in Tennessee two months ago. In an opinion piece published Wednesday, journalist Dana Blankenhorn said Apple came awfully close to losing its iconic CEO by the simple deduction that liver transplants are only given to the patients most in need of one. The bottom line is that Jobs is very lucky to be alive, Blankenhorn wrote. However, the letter Apple sent in January...

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2009-06-20 14:05:00

Apple co-founder and chief executive officer, Steve Jobs, plans to return to work later this month after having received a liver transplant two months ago in Tennessee, the Associated Press reported.  According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Jobs has been on medical leave since January, but with the new transplant he seems to be recovering well and will return to his job part-time initially at Apple. "Steve continues to look forward to returning at the end of June, and there's...

2009-06-11 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Georgia fell 8.8% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Georgia Manufacturers Register, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Georgia lost 48,904 industrial jobs and 515 manufacturers between April 2008 and April 2009, the sharpest decline MNI has ever reported for the state. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO) According to...

2009-04-20 08:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- /Manufacturers' News, Inc./ -- Industrial employment in Florida fell 5.3% over the past twelve months according to the 2009 Florida Manufacturers Register, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Florida lost 30,340 industrial jobs and 665 manufacturers between February 2008 and February 2009, the steepest loss MNI has ever reported for the state. (Logo:...

2009-04-14 13:08:36

A University of Southern California graduate says he is in week 30 of his effort to work 50 jobs in 50 states within the span of 50 weeks. Daniel Seddiqui, 27, said he conceived of his job-hopping scheme after becoming frustrated with trying to find employment in the current job market, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Tuesday. I was just tired of employers telling me to call in three weeks, he said. Seddiqui said his jobs so far have included caring for racehorses in Kentucky,...

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2009-04-11 12:19:59

Sources say Chief Executive of Apple, Steve Jobs, has remained closely involved in key aspects of the company's operation, despite being on medical leave for more than three months, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. The newspaper said in a story on its website that Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook runs most of the daily operations while Jobs continues to work on the company's most important strategies and products from home. According to those familiar with the matter, Jobs regularly...

2009-04-08 11:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in California fell 2.5% over the past twelve months according to the 2009 Directory of California Manufacturers, an industrial guide published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI), Evanston, IL. MNI reports California lost 41,835 industrial jobs and 494 manufacturers from February 2008 to February 2009, the steepest loss the state has seen in several years. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO)...

2009-03-31 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturers' News, Inc. -- Industrial employment in Michigan fell 5.5% over the past twelve months according to the 2009 Michigan Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Michigan lost 42,874 industrial jobs from January 2008 to January 2009, continuing the steep losses the state has suffered over the past several years. (Logo:...

2009-02-23 11:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturers' News, Inc. -- Industrial employment in Hawaii dropped 2.2% over the past twelve months according to the 2009 Hawaii Manufacturers Directory, a compilation of state industry published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI (http://www.manufacturersnews.com) reports Hawaii lost 569 industrial jobs from December 2007 to December 2008. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070213/MNILOGO)...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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