Silicon Alley Insider’s Henry Blodget writes about an iReport earlier today on CNN.com that reported Apple CEO Steve Jobs had been hospitalized after a “major heart attack.”
“I have an insider who tells me that paramedics were called after Steve claimed to be suffering from severe chest pains and shortness of breath,” writes the user, JohnTW.
It turned out not to be true, and by 10:20amET the iReport had been removed. But Apple’s stock dropped significantly after the report first circulated, and Blodget writes “we expect this will lead to an SEC investigation.”
CNN gave us this statement regarding the matter: