Former Apple SVP Scott Forstall Has Been Traveling, Advising Startups, Doing Philanthropical Work

Former Apple SVP Scott Forstall Has Been Traveling, Advising Startups, Doing Philanthropical Work

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Former Apple SVP of iOS Scott Forstall has been traveling, advising a few startups, and becoming more philanthropically involved, according to a report from The Information, relayed by Business Insider.

Amir Efrati at new technology site The Information is reporting that Forstall spent the year traveling to Italy and South Africa. He also advised a few startups, and became more philanthropically involved, focusing on education, poverty, and human rights. As for what's next, Efrati doesn't have any news, but he says VC firms like Kleiner Perkins and Andreessen Horowitz have stayed in touch, but Apple employees think Forstall's next move will be starting his own company.

Forstall was forced out of Apple in October 2012. It's believed that he was fired due to failures with Siri and Maps; as well as his inability to get along with Jonathan Ive.

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Former Apple SVP Scott Forstall Has Been Traveling, Advising Startups, Doing Philanthropical Work
6italia0 - December 10, 2013 at 2:06am
Scott Forstall you are the weakest link, you have been voted off the island...Prick #F@CKYOUFORSTALL
Skid Mark Tony - December 10, 2013 at 1:57am
Mukai what can you say that you accomplished other than being named that stupid Mukai name.
Skid Mark Tony - December 10, 2013 at 1:55am
He makes sense so why the hostility?
Oliversl - December 11, 2013 at 6:42am
Apple made it cool to spread hate toward him, so sad. No need to hate him, he is the father of iOS.
Mukai - December 10, 2013 at 12:34am
Why is this news, this man should me poisoned to death or shot. He's a complete failure and a skid mark on the underwear of programming.
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