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Topic - Carl Howe
"Those jobs aren't coming back."
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will move production of one of its existing lines of Mac computers to the United States next year.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company will move production of one of its existing lines of Mac computers from China to the United States next year.
The end of Steve Jobs' reign as Apple Inc. CEO doesn't mean he is bowing out as the maestro of personal technology.
"Make no mistake: he's not necessarily a kind, gentle guy if he needs to get something done. He's a very hard-nosed, demanding boss," Howe says. "And he's very much of the Steve Jobs model, where if you're the janitor you get to make excuses. If you're the vice president, you don't."
Carl Howe, an analyst with Yankee Group, says the image of a "softer" Apple that's emerged this year doesn't mean Cook is a softie.