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CEO Cook Remakes Apple for
Post-Jobs Era as Forstall Exits: Tech

Bloomberg News, by Adam Satariano & Peter Burrows

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/30/2012 12:41:56 AM

San Francisco - Apple Inc. (AAPL) said mobile software head Scott Forstall and retail chief John Browett are departing as Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook embarks on a sweeping management overhaul at the world’s most valuable company. Forstall will leave next year and serve as an adviser to Cook until then, Cupertino, California-based Apple said yesterday in a statement. (Snip) Cook dismissed Forstall after he refused to sign a public letter to Apple customers apologizing for the mapping software’s flaws, according to a person briefed on the matter. Cook signed the letter instead.

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Take responsibility for your goofs or so long. Someone else (Browett) is being removed because with Apple's stores being highly profitable he was pushing to save money by cutting hours of staff and other stupid moves. Maybe they can go work for 0bama, wherever he ends up.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/30/2012 12:53:09 AM     (No. 8973770)

They've taken a big hit on rushing iPad 4. A lot of people are bailing. Six months after iPad 3? People can't afford it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Photoonist, 10/30/2012 1:06:12 AM     (No. 8973782)

No. 1 I suggest you go to the Apple online store so you know what you are talking about. There is no iPad 4. They bumped up the specs of the iPad that was previously released but the screen is still the same. Also the released the iPad mini which IMO is overpriced but sold out all the initial stock already.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Phil_hk, 10/30/2012 1:15:28 AM     (No. 8973789)

Maybe he found out they had a Samsung Android phone

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Reply 4 - Posted by: PapayaSF, 10/30/2012 1:58:48 AM     (No. 8973815)

Nobody ''bails'' because Apple makes their products better at a faster rate than some might like....

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