Sakoman Returns to Apple

CNet reports that Steve Sakoman is returning to Apple:

    Sakoman, who recently left his post as chief product officer at Palm software unit PalmSource, will report to Apple Senior Vice President Avie Tevanian, an Apple representative confirmed Tuesday.

This article details Sakoman's contributions at Apple previously:

    Sakoman first stepped into the techie limelight when working at Apple as manager of several hardware groups responsible for such Apple gear as the Apple II, the Macintosh, the Newton, and many of the processor designs from 1984-'87.

Sakoman was also a co-founder of Be, Inc. and later joined Palm after Palm acquired Be in August of 2001. No details are provided as to Sakoman's future role at Apple.

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