In a recent interview with Charlie Rose which is set to air on Tuesday, Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle, gave a bleak outlook for Apple’s future when asked how the Cupertino California company will fare without his close friend Steve Jobs around to lead the charge. A short snippet of the “This Morning” segment was recently released on CBS, showing that Ellison alluded to an anticipated dark time for the Cupertino California company.
Rose asked Ellison to share his thoughts on what Apple will become without Jobs and Ellison simply responded with a “we already know.” He continued by explaining the following:
We saw — we conducted the experiment. I mean, it's been done. We saw Apple with Steve Jobs. We saw Apple without Steve Jobs. We saw Apple with Steve Jobs. Now, we're gonna see Apple without Steve Jobs.
He was, he was brilliant. I mean, he was our Edison. He was our Picasso. He was an incredible inventor.
Source: CBS News