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Apple's Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave

Jan 14, 2009, 23:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)

"Tim Cook, Apple's chief operating officer, will run the company until his return in summer, Jobs said, adding that he will continue to retain the position of CEO during that time.

""During the past week I have learned that my health-related issues are more complex than I originally thought," Jobs wrote. "In order to take myself out of the limelight and focus on my health, and to allow everyone at Apple to focus on delivering extraordinary products, I have decided to take a medical leave of absence until the end of June.""

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