Simon & Schuster to Update Jobs Biography Ahead of Publication

CBS Corp.’s Simon & Schuster book publishing unit will update a coming biography of Apple Inc. Co-founder Steve Jobs to include his resignation as chief executive officer.

The release date for the book, written by former Time magazine editor Walter Isaacson, will remain Nov. 21, Tracey Guest, a spokeswoman for Simon & Schuster in New York, said today in an e-mailed statement.

Jobs, who has been on a medical leave since January, announced today he will resign as CEO. Apple’s board named the 56-year-old Jobs chairman, and said Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will succeed him as CEO.

Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. LEARN MORE