Seems Steve Jobs health could be in serious decline, though at this stage the information seems to be rumors.
Interestingly, Gizmodo - the publication that starting the health conversation - said "Steve Jobs' health is nobody's business."
I hope JObs health issues are not serious, and that he is around to inspire more inventions such as the iPhone.
Though I am sure the average stockholder would be concerned given the possible impact such news could have on the stock price.
As a Dallas Morning News tech blogger states:
Actually, I suspect the "strategic loss" of Jobs will be a huge bang with investors. The guy literally invented the iPhone, after all.
That's not to say that Apple can't recover from Jobs' departure or death, but I would bet that the company's stock, especially given the current economic malaise, will get hammered if/when Apple confirms these reports.
Meet Your Favorite Search Engine Watch Contributors
Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!