Technology

The business and culture of our digital lives,
from the L.A. Times

« Previous Post | Technology Home | Next Post »

Steve Jobs reportedly spotted at Apple headquarters 'looking good'

February 9, 2011 |  6:44 pm

Ke5sh4nc

Steve Jobs was spotted recently at Apple Inc.'s Cupertino, Calif., campus, according to reports.

Business Insider said an "eyewitness" saw the CEO at Apple headquarters in late January and that "he was looking good."

The Insider noted that New York City-area author Matthew Cross wrote on his blog, the Divine Code, that he was visiting the Apple campus Jan. 31 and saw Jobs walk out of a building, talking on a mobile phone and smiling.

The publication said it contacted Cross for confirmation that he'd seen Jobs and, over the phone, the writer "sounded enthusiastic and trustworthy."

Cross, who also works as a bank consultant, was in California for a meeting with Bank of America Corp. officials and stopped by Apple to drop off a copy of a book he had co-written that mentions Jobs and to buy a few items from the Apple campus gift shop.

Cross said he did not talk to Jobs, though he told the Insider that the Apple co-founder had "a healthy spring in his step" and that his "voice was strong."

Apple officials were unavailable for comment Wednesday afternoon.

In January, Jobs announced that he was taking an indefinite medical leave, but would retain his chief executive's post. Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook has taken over Jobs' daily responsibilites. Apple has said Jobs will remain involved in major company desicions while on leave.

RELATED:

Apple's Steve Jobs a little nervous before early TV appearance [Video]

Apple shareholder proposal to force reveal of Steve Jobs succession plan gains support

-- Nathan Olivarez-Giles

twitter.com/nateog

Photo: Apple CEO Steve Jobs, center, musician KT Tunstall, left, and Starbucks founder Howard Schultz look at a then-new Apple iPod Nano at a news conference in 2007. Credit: Paul Sakuma / Associated Press

Comments 

Advertisement










Video