Apple's even moments ago began with rumors that Steve Jobs was nowhere to be found. Is he in good health? Is he handing the reigns over to another? Tim Cook was in the audience and some of the speculation was that he may walk up on stage to give the big stream of announcements.
All of this was mere rumors as Steve Jobs walked across the stage to a huge audience reaction. This continues to prove that Steve Jobs is still the head, and public face of Apple, being there to launch its new products as they make news around the world.