Business briefs: Steve Jobs subpoenaed

Steve Jobs, the Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO, has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to give a deposition in a stock-options backdating case against Apple’s former general counsel. The subpoena was part of the discovery process in the SEC’s civil case against Nancy Heinen, according to a person familiar with the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Home Depot

The retailer doesn’t plan to make any broad-based job cuts or reduce the number of its core retail stores in the face of a persistent housing slump that isn’t expected to improve anytime soon, Chief Executive Frank Blake said. Blake told The Associated Press that the Atlanta-based company’s focus on customer service means more employees will be needed.

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