FILE: In this combination photo, Steve Jobs, former chief executive officer of Apple Inc., left, unveils the iCloud storage system at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2011 in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, June 6, 2011, while Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., right, speaks during an event at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
In this combination photo, Steve Jobs, former chief executive officer of Apple, left, unveils the iCloud storage system in San Francisco on June 6, 2011, while his successor Tim Cook speaks during an event at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Oct. 4, 2011 Bloomberg/Getty Images

Steve Jobs Turned Down a Partial Liver Donation From Apple CEO Tim Cook

Mar 13, 2015

During the final years of Steve Jobs’ life the former Apple CEO was in desperate need of a liver transplant but refused his successor Tim Cook when he suggested a partial one, reveals a new biography set for release on March 24.

In the upcoming book Becoming Steve Jobs, written by Brent Schlender and Fast Company executive editor Rick Tetzeli, Cook reportedly went through a series of tests and discovered that a partial liver transplant was feasible, but said Jobs heatedly turned him away.

“Steve only yelled at me four or five times during the 13 years I knew him, and this was one of them," Cook says in the book.

Read the full excerpt here and check out the April edition of Fast Company for more.

[Fast Company]

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