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Interesting commentary from around the Web on the tech story that made headlines this week.

For many, Tim Cook made his first significant mark on Apple this week with a reshuffling of senior executives that included the departure of Scott Forstall, Apple’s senior vice-president of iOS, and John Browett, its head of retail operations.

At the same time, commentators welcomed news that chief hardware designer Sir Jonathan Ive would now oversee software design. Read more

Apple’s top designer, Jonathan Ive, has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list for raising the standards of industrial design and championing British talent abroad.

Raised in north-east London, Mr Ive – known as Jony – has been the design mastermind behind Apple hardware ranging from the iPod, iPhone and iPad to its iMac and Macbook computers. Read more