In the new publication, current CEO Tim Cook contends that Walter Isaacson’s telling did Jobs a colossal damage. Cook portrayed it as a repeat of stuff that had already been known and centered around insignificant parts of Jobs’ personality. Furthermore, according to Cook, the individual he read about was somebody he would never have desired to work with.
An alternate disclosure highlights exactly how close Cook and Jobs truly were. As indicated by the biography, Cook offered a part of his own liver to Jobs in the wake of learning he had the same uncommon blood type as his partner. Jobs, nonetheless, turned down the offer.
The book additionally alleges that Jobs examined the idea of purchasing Yahoo with Disney boss, and good friend, Bob Iger. Furthermore, Jobs purportedly urged his friend not to follow up on an offer to join Google’s board; Iger eventually went with his recommendation and took a seat on Apple’s board in 2011 soon after Jobs passed away.
The new biography starts selling March 24.
Jobs passed away in October 2011 from complications associated with pancreatic tumor. The Apple CEO had been diagnosed with disease in 2003 and experienced surgery in 2004 to have the tumor taken out. Jobs went through a series of health issues after that and in January 2009 reported a leave of absence, putting the organization in the hands of Cook, COO at the time.
Jobs life and health issues during that time was hard to uncover as he mostly kept his distance from the public’s eye. In April 2009, he had a liver transplant, sparing his life and providing for him another chance to lead Apple.
In spite of the fact that specialists said after the transplant that his forecast was superb, Jobs kept on suffering from well-being issues. In August 2011, he gave up his Apple’s CEO position, saying that he “could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO”.
Cook told the authors of the new book that Jobs’ choice to not take him up on the offer was demonstration of magnanimity and an unwillingness to put his number two under the blade.
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