1. Apple

    Steve Jobs Will Be 'Active Chairman'

    FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2007 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils the new AppleTV and iPhone during his keynote address at MacWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco. Apple Inc. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 said Jobs is resigning as CEO, effective immediately. He will be replaced by Tim Cook, who was the company's chief operating officer. It said Jobs has been elected as Apple's chairman. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

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    Is Steve Jobs dying? That is the blunt question on many people’s minds after he stepped down as Apple CEO Wednesday. (Jobs has battled cancer, on and off, for seven years.) However, The Wall Street Journal says, Jobs’s decision is not about his health: “Mr. Jobs, while seriously ill, is very much alive,” Walt Mossberg writes. “People with direct knowledge of the matter say he intends to remain involved in developing major future products and strategy and intends to be an active chairman of the board, even while new CEO Tim Cook runs the company day-to-day. This is not an obituary.”

    Read it at The Wall Street Journal