Google CEO quits Apple board

google-logoCiting a growing overlap of the two companies businesses, Google CEO Eric Schmidt has resigned from the Apple board of directors.  School of Management Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, chair of the Information Systems Department, says the move reflects likely future competition.

“It’s about the potential overlap in the future as Apple develops its business models around the rumored netwbook entry and creating e-books to compete not only against Amazon but also Google.”

Contact N. Venkat Venkatraman, 617-353-7117, venkat@bu.edu

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