Steve Jobs has officially gone on medical leave. Having handed control over to Tim Cook, Saint Steven has officially retired from the public eye for at least six months.
It's understandable then, that when a report surfaced in Bloomberg News that Jobs may need a transplant, the Apple CEO's response was: "Why don't you just leave me alone?"
I handed it to Jobs when he announced that he was going on leave. His handling of the issue until now was quite poor and deserving of criticism.
However, the man has left the company. He's no longer head honcho at Apple and it's quite evident that the time off will be spent regaining his health so that he can return to the company. It's just about time that we lay off Saint Steve.
Apple is more than Steve Jobs. Though his well-being is of immediate importance, the torch has unofficially been passed, and Apple is in the hands of other people than Jobs.
Maybe we ought to pay more attention to the people taking over than the guy who just left. There has to be plenty of speculation on Apple's new management. Time to let Steve Jobs spend some much-needed time with his family and hopefully recover.
In the meantime, isn't there more than enough material from those now taking over?
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