Monday, October 29, 2012

In Shake-Up, Apple's Mobile Software and Retail Chiefs to Depart - NYTimes.com

Big changes at One Infinite Loop
"The biggest of the changes involved the departure of Scott Forstall, an Apple veteran who for several years ran software development for Apple’s iPad and iPhone products. Mr. Forstall was an important executive at the company and the one who, in many respects, seemed to most closely embody the technology vision of Steven P. Jobs, the former chief executive of Apple who died a year ago.
But Mr. Forstall was also known as ambitious and divisive, qualities that generated more friction within Apple after the death of Mr. Jobs, who had kept the dueling egos of his senior executives largely in check. Mr. Forstall’s responsibilities will be divided among a few other Apple executives."
In Shake-Up, Apple's Mobile Software and Retail Chiefs to Depart - NYTimes.com
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