Apple Denies Ã¢â‚¬Å“Citizen Journalist ReportÃ¢â‚¬Â
AppleÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s stock took a brief roller coaster ride this morning after a CNN Ã¢â‚¬Å“citizen journalistÃ¢â‚¬Â wrote that an Ã¢â‚¬Å“insiderÃ¢â‚¬Â reported that Steve Jobs had been rushed to the hospital with chest pains.
Apple immediately said that the rumor was false.
Company spokeswoman Katie Cotton said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not true. There is no truth to the rumor.Ã¢â‚¬Â She said she did not know the identity of Ã¢â‚¬Å“johntw,Ã¢â‚¬Â the individual who posted the rumor, and was not willing to speculate on what the motive for the posting might have been.
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