• Report: Steve Jobs stopped at Japan airport for carrying Ninja stars

    Vowed to never visit the country again, according to a Japanese magazine

    [UPDATE: This one was apparently too good to be true. Apple has described the Ninja throwing stars part of the story as "pure fiction." See below.]

    At the end of July, according to a second-hand report that appeared on the Bloomberg news wire Tuesday morning, Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs was stopped by Japanese airport security when a scan revealed MORE

    - Sep 14, 2010 7:32 AM ET
  • Steve Jobs' health: Where's that SEC probe?

    It's been nearly six months since Bloomberg News, which had been leading the pack investigating the vagaries of Steve Jobs' health problems, reported that Apple (AAPL) was facing a "review" by Securities and Exchange Commission.

    On Wednesday, team Bloomberg revisited the story and reported that Apple's disclosures about Jobs' health "remain under scrutiny" by the SEC.

    But the 1,039 word piece, reported by Connie Guglielmo, David Scheer and Karen Gullo, offers no MORE

    - Jul 8, 2009 8:01 AM ET
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  • Steve Jobs, chained to a rock

    He was a Titan who stole fire from the gods and gave to mankind the tool that allowed mortals to rise above the beasts. For his sins, Jupiter had him chained to a rock on Mount Caucasus. Every day a vulture feasted on his liver, which grew back overnight.

    Steve Jobs, who announced on Wednesday that he is taking a medical leave to focus on his health, must feel something MORE

    - Jan 18, 2009 5:25 AM ET
  • How Steve Jobs' obit got published

    The first rule of publishing is that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. (A corollary favored at Time Magazine, where I labored for nearly three decades, is that all copy is guilty until proved otherwise.)

    None of this excuses, but it does help explain, how Bloomberg News managed to publish an obituary on Wednesday afternoon of Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs, who is still quite alive.

    Advance work on famous figures' obits MORE

    - Aug 28, 2008 2:45 PM ET
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