"The reason, sources said, is McCue’s growing feeling that the companies are on a product collision course, with a possible troubled or perhaps more attractive result.Flipboard CEO McCue Likely to Step Down From Twitter Board - Kara Swisher - News - AllThingsD
In other words, Flipboard will either face increasing rivalry from Twitter or will end up as a possible acquisition target for it or other companies.
“How users consume and use Twitter is a key part of its future, and that is what Flipboard does well already,” said one person with knowledge of the situation. “There is going to be an inevitable crossroads for the two companies.”"
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Flipboard CEO McCue Likely to Step Down From Twitter Board - Kara Swisher - News - AllThingsD