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    Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Hitting all of the news stations now:

    Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple; COO Tim Cook promoted to CEO. Jobs will stay on as chairman.



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    PRESS RELEASE: Letter from Steve Jobs

    August 24, 2011–To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community:

    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.

    I hereby resign as CEO of Apple. I would like to serve, if the Board sees fit, as Chairman of the Board, director and Apple employee.

    As far as my successor goes, I strongly recommend that we execute our succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO of Apple.

    I believe Apple’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.

    I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.




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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Must be cancer.


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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Must be cancer.
    Yeah.

    But he's leaving the company in a better place than it was the first time he left.


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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    I heard he left a note on his desk that said iQuit.



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Resigning on top before google takes over.



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    I heard he left a note on his desk that said iQuit.
    HAHAHAH YES!!! +10000000


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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Maybe he tweeted it.


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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Dude has looked sick forever



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    We can only hope this is the beginning of the end of Apple.



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Best wishes to him and his health. Can't say I've liked him as CEO but given his health issues, hope for the best for him



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    We can only hope this is the beginning of the end of Apple.
    Now why would you want that? I am no Apple fan boy, but Apple has been innovators in so many ways. With Apple in the market, in can only help competition and bring better products to consumers.



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Apple USED to be the innovators. Not so much anymore. They're doing a lot to hamper innovation as they lose marketshare



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Apple USED to be the innovators. Not so much anymore. They're doing a lot to hamper innovation as they lose marketshare
    Ummmmm, what?



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    Re: Steve Jobs Resigning as CEO of Apple

    Now maybe they will accept flash.


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