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CBS Makes Huge Blunder, Reports Steve Jobs Dead

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The news organization's "What's Trending" web series issued an apology after Tweeting the Apple co-founder had died.

CBS Internet-news show What's Trending had to issue an embarrassing public apology after incorrectly tweeting that Apple's Steve Jobs had died. 

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"Apologies- reports of Steve Job's death completely unconfirmed. Live on." said the official What's Trending Twitter account

The show's host, Shira Lazar also took to her Twitter to ask for forgiveness. "On behalf of all of us at @disruptgroup we sincerely apologize for the inaccuracy that was tweeted earlier today.-EP/ Host@WhatsTrending," she wrote.

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The Apple founder, who has been battling complications relating to pancreatic cancer for years, recently stepped down from his post as CEO, saying "I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO."