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Jeremy Garchow
OT: Apple CEO Tim Cook moves out of Steve Jobs' shadow
on Dec 9, 2012 at 10:18:39 pm

In case anyone still has any interest in these types of things.

http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/545/article/p2p-73614748/


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Lemur Hayop
Re: OT: Apple CEO Tim Cook moves out of Steve Jobs' shadow
on Dec 10, 2012 at 8:39:32 pm

I had little interest in Apple politics until I read Adam Lashinsky's muckraking book Inside Apple, which happened to be at the library (meaning I might not read it after all). But the book was smoothly written and Lashinsky's insight was admirable. Content is probably a year old already, but Lashinsky predicted some executive dirt and he was right on the money, implicating Forstall.

Hence, the Chicago Tribune (LA Times) story is a good overview. Cook was very smart to not make immediate changes when he took the helm, but now he's taking charge and he seems to be pretty good. A Fortune (http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/12/08/apple-mac-pro-made-in-us/) writer surmises the Mac Pro will be US-built. That a new Mac Pro is even being considered is a step forward.

I don't need a new Mac at the moment or foreseeable future, although the new max'd out iMac seems stellar for FCPX or PPCS6, but it's probably worth waiting for a Mac Pro option.


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