Apple sacks executive in maps fiasco: Report
Published on Nov 28, 2012 6:04 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Apple has ousted the executive who oversaw the mobile maps program which was a spectacular flop, a report said on Tuesday.
The Dow Jones website AllThingsD, citing a source familiar with the matter, reported that Rich Williamson was fired last week in an extension of a shakeup at the California tech giant begun a month ago.
Apple did not respond to an AFP request for comment.
The news comes a month after Apple announced the departure of its head of the mobile software unit, Mr Scott Forstall, as well as retail chief John Browett.
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