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2011-08-25 09:55:06

  Apple´s co-founder Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of the company on Wednesday after taking most the year off for medical reasons. The 56-year-old co-founder of the company is a pancreatic cancer survivor and has been on medical leave since January 17. "I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple´s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come," Jobs said in his public...

2009-01-14 18:02:22

Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said Wednesday he's taking time off to deal with his health problems. Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will assume Jobs' duties through June, the Los Angeles Times reported. Jobs, 53, said his health-related issues are more complex than originally thought. He had said last week he suffered from a weight-sapping hormone imbalance. He previously had pancreatic cancer but did not say whether that ailment had returned.


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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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