Daily Archives: August 30, 2011

As Apple moves from a period of charismatic leadership under Steve Jobs to more organisational leadership under the more low-key Tim Cook, it is following a managerial tradition that pertains in every successful organisation when the founder entrepreneur retires. As Mr Jobs leaves his chief executive post, attention has rightly been paid to his record as a product and marketing innovator, but less to his management style – which, both good and bad, is inimitable. Along with his enviable aesthetic sense, focus and negotiating prowess came a readiness to humiliate and embarrass others.

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Tech news from around the web:

Apple has released the beta version of iTunes Match, the service that lets users stream music tracks from the cloud, MacRumors reports. The service is currently available to developers in the US only.

A new research from Forrester says Amazon’s rumoured tablet could sell 3 to 5 million units in Q4 this year, Business Insider reports. The tablet is expected to launch in October, the site says.