Apple CEO Steve Jobs Back At Work


Apple's leader is back on the job. Apple has confirmed that Steve Jobs is back on the Apple campus and has resumed working for the company he co-founded.

According to the The New York Times, Jobs is resuming his duties at Apple.

"Steve is back to work," Steve Dowling, an Apple spokesman, told The New York Times. "He is currently at Apple a few days a week and working from home the remaining days."

Jobs' return to Apple comes just a couple of days before the calendar flips to July, meaning within his stated six-month time frame.

In January of this year Apple announced that Jobs would be taking a five-month leave of absence for medical reasons. COO Tim Cook was tapped to function as the interim CEO while Jobs convalesced out of the public eye.

During his absence, speculation ran rampant about Jobs' health. However, during the absence Apple was consistently steadfast in its stance that Jobs would return in June.

Last week, word leaked that while on his medical leave of absence Jobs received a liver transplant at a Tennessee hospital. The hospital later confirmed that the Apple CEO did, in fact, receive a liver transplant.

The health of Steve Jobs -- a notoriously private person -- has been a hot topic for investors and analysts around the country. Many investors claim that Apple needed to be more up front with its investors about the health of its visionary CEO and cited a fiduciary responsibility to shareholders.

But with Jobs back at work, speculation about Apple can return to normal and focus on netbooks, tablets and other new products.