The break is complete

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/1-apple-ended-consulting-deal…
Apple Inc has ended a consulting deal with former design chief Jony Ive, the New York Times reported [https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/12/technology/apple-jony-ive...](https://www.nytimes.com/2022/07/12/technology/apple-jony-ive-end-agreement.html) on Tuesday.

Citing sources, the newspaper reported that Ive's contract had come up for renewal and the parties agreed not to extend it. Ive, who left Apple in 2019, was a close confidant of the late Chief Executive Steve Jobs and spearheaded design work on the company's candy-colored Mac computers and the iPhone.

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Perhaps they saw that their best designed Macs in a long while were created without much of his input.