04/10/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

iPad Tweet Lands Editor In Hot Water With Apple

Apple has spent years fine-tuning its incredible reputation for secrecy - doing everything from investigating its own employees when information is leaked to the media to silencing teenage bloggers who appear to know too much.

The latest individual on the receiving end of the company's appears to be Alan Murray, a senior Wall Street Journal executive who mysteriously deleted a Twitter message he had apparently sent from an iPad during a secret meeting with Steve Jobs.