Steve Jobs To Keynote Apple Expo, Says "No New Hardware In Paris"

Apple has officially announced that CEO Steve Jobs will be giving the keynote for this yearis Apple Expo in Paris. In the statement issued by Apple, Mr. Jobs is quoted as saying there will be no new hardware in Paris. According to Apple:

Apple today announced that Apple CEO Steve Jobs will give the opening keynote address at Apple Expo 2001 in Paris on Wednesday, September 26 at 9:00 a.m. CET in the Palais de Congres. Apple Expo 2001 will be held at the Paris Expo in Porte de Versailles, September 26-30.

"My keynote will focus on Mac OS X v10.1, the super-fast new version of Mac OS X, and our revolutionary new iDVD 2 software, which lets users create their own custom DVDs that can be played on consumer DVD players," said Steve Jobs. "This has been an incredible new product year for Apple, so we donit plan to launch any new hardware products in Paris this year."

Apple says that more information on Apple Expo 2001 can be found at its Hot News section of the Apple Web site, but as of this writing, there is no Apple Expo specific news there. As this press release hit the news wires before it hit Appleis site, an article on the Expo keynote may appear later today.