Sina Technology News Beijing time on July 8th news, Walter. Isaacson (Walter. Isaacson) is the author of the book《史蒂夫.乔布斯传》released in 2011. In an interview with CNBC on Monday, he revealed the critique of the late Apple co-founder that Cook was not suitable as a product.
"I weakened the wording in the book. Sometimes I will weaken some words that I think are too harsh," Isaacson said. The biography was published on October 24, 2011, at the time of the 19th day after the death of Jobs.
"In the book, Steve talked that Tim Cook could do a lot of things, then he looked at me and told me that he was not a product maker." Isaacson said in an interview.
"Sometimes when Steve is in pain. When he is angry, he will say something about Cook who is not a product." Isaacson recalls, "I think I should be more in the book." Tell more about the reader, not the complaints."
Six weeks before Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer complications, Cook took over as Apple's CEO in August 2011.
Last month, Apple's chief design officer, Jony Ive, left. Isaacson called Jobs and Ivey a "spiritual companion" and also mentioned that Jobs often went to Ivey's department to discuss the design of Apple products together.
When investment firm Rosenblatt downgraded Apple's stock rating from "neutral" to "sell", Apple stocks faced tremendous pressure on Monday. The agency said the return on holding Apple stocks will be reduced. However, Rosenblatt still believes that Apple's target price will be $150 per share in the next year.
Apple's share price has soared nearly 30% since this year, and it fell slightly at the close on Friday, about $204 per share. (Meng Li)
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