Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak again in US after being hospitalized in Mexico

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak again in US after being hospitalized in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he suffered a minor stroke whereas attending a enterprise convention in Mexico Metropolis.

Wozniak instructed ABC Information in a textual content Thursday that he felt dizzy Wednesday morning, then skilled vertigo earlier than going to the hospital the place a MRI revealed he had had a “minor however actual stroke.”

Wozniak, 73, had been scheduled to talk on the World Enterprise Discussion board in Mexico Metropolis, a two-day gathering billed because the world’s most vital administration occasion. Different marketed audio system had been Carly Fiorina, the previous CEO of Hewlett-Packard and Muhammad Yunus, a pioneer in microfinance who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

The convivial Wozniak, who teamed up with the late Steve Jobs to discovered Apple in 1976, had been scheduled because the convention’s closing speaker Wednesday afternoon.

Wozniak instructed the New York Occasions that he was launched from the hospital Thursday, flew again to California and was ready for dinner at residence in Los Gatos. “I’m again residence and feeling good,” Wozniak mentioned.

Wozniak left Apple in 1985 to pursue a variety of different curiosity, however has remained a fervent supporter of the corporate and a know-how evangelist. Extra just lately he has pursued a spread of different pursuits together with competing on “Dancing With The Stars” in 2009 and collaborating as a choose in an on-line video present known as “Unicorn Hunters” that assesses concepts from entrepreneurs vying to construct startups doubtlessly value $1 billion or extra.

Whereas dabbling in different startups, Wozniak additionally has helped preserve alive the reminiscence of his longtime good friend, Jobs, who died of most cancers in 2011.


Related Press author Michael Liedtke in San Francisco contributed to this report.

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