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The company's iconic CEO creates an instant stir online with the surprise announcement of his resignation.

Steve Jobs has announced his resignation as Apple's CEO. Apple's board has elected him chairman—a position Jobs didn't previously hold—and named Tim Cook, the company's chief operating officer, CEO in his place.

The announcement electrified Twitter and the blogosphere. Here's a roundup of reactions via our Storify:

 

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