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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

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Walski can't say that this was totally unexpected.

Apple in recent years has gone far in taking computing to a new level with the game-changing iPad. And this, Walski believes, is in a big part thanks to the leadership of Steve Jobs.

One can safely say that Jobs is an irreplaceable icon in the industry. And Walski wishes him well, as he fights his way, hopefully, back to wellness...

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Tim Cook takes over as Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO


Steve Jobs, the visionary co-founder of Apple Inc. and driving force behind a string of products that revolutionized the consumer-electronics industry, stepped down as chief executive on Wednesday.


But the move wasn't a completely unexpected one.

His departure from the CEO post had been widely anticipated ever since Jobs took an extended medical leave earlier this year to attend to undisclosed health reasons. He underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer seven years ago and had a liver transplant two years ago.

In his letter of resignation to the company board, Jobs said, "I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come."