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Saturday, August 8, 2009

Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt part ways

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Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt part ways The Money Times
Excerpt:
"Move to evade investigations


Apple and Google attribute the resignation to the increasing rivalry between the Silicon Valley behemoths. Experts, however, the resignation has its roots in the Trade commission’s investigations. They claim that the resignation would pre-empt a long drawn scrutiny by the commission.

Charles Golvin, principal analyst with Forrester Research said, “Google is interested in making sure that any scrutiny it may be getting from the regulator's perspective is as diminished as possible.""

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