Today Steve Jobs, returns to the Apple stage. The CEO and co-founder of Apple, will be the keynote speaker of the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco today.
Jobs is three months into his third medical leave since surviving his battle with pancreatic cancer in 2004. Back in 2009, he missed the World Wide Developers Conference due to a liver transplant, but this year, Jobs has made many appearances in the like his when Apple released the iPhone 4.
According to Thestreet.com, since he announced his leave on January 18th, the stock of Apple has not changed very much. But, last Tuesday, when he announced that he will be at the WWDC, the stock went up by 3%.
Steve Jobs is considered to be the face of Apple. He is seen to be one of the reasons Apple is so successful. With him on the stage again, the crowd at the WWDC will surely have an interesting and entertaining show, which questions who could ever replace Jobs if he were to leave.
While Steve Jobs is at this year’s WWDC, he will be speaking about new versions of Macs and iPhones to be introduced as well as a the highly anticipated new streaming system for iTunes called iCloud. The show at the WWDC will show just how much Steve Jobs has contributed to Apple’s success and how he has basically single-handedly inspired the products, but it will also show the unknown fate of Apple if he does eventually stop working for the company.