Can you imagine a peanut butter sandwich without the jelly? It's a tough sell for two ingredients that have been wedded for so long.
Apple decision to take another medical leave of absence and hand over the day-to-day operations to Tim Cook, the company's chief operating officer.
With Jobs leaving Apple again, how big an impact will Apple make in the future? With Jobs at the helm, Apple has grown to become one of the most successful companies on the planet. Apple products like the iPod and iPhone have revolutionized the way we listen to music and use the phone forever. The Mac is another popular device that allowed Apple to edge in on the personal computer market. Jobs was at the forefront of leading Apple into the future of technology as we know it and his absence will surely take away from their out of the box way of producing products people love. There is no doubt that Apple will still be a powerhouse in the industry, but will they be able to continue to lead the pack when it comes to new technological innovation? Estimates put Apple's stock second only to Exxon Mobil, so what's the problem? With the announcement of Jobs leaving, Apple has already seen a drop in its stock. Some investors seem to think that Jobs' departure is a sign of bad things to come for the company. The future for Apple looks bright, but can they keep their core happy?