12 Pivotal Events In Steve Jobs' Apple Career


Questions About Job's Health

On Jan. 14, 2009, in an internal memo, Jobs announced that he was taking a six-month leave of absence from Apple for health reasons, specifically citing a "hormone imbalance." Jobs had been treated for pancreatic cancer in 2004 and there was speculation the disease had returned.

But in June Jobs' doctors confirmed that he had received a liver transplant at the Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute in Memphis.

Jobs returned to work in July 2009.