Steve Jobs resigns from Apple; Comcast opens new customer service center

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> Two years after receiving a liver transplant, Apple founder Steve Jobs resigned as CEO Wednesday. Jobs, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2004, will remain chairman. Tim Cook takes over as CEO. Article

> Veteran consumer technology reviewer Walter Mossberg tackles over-the-top video set-tops from Apple, Roku and Boxee in his latest review in The Wall Street Journal. Mossberg said Apple TV and Roku were the best choices for the average consumer, while Boxee could appeal to tech enthusiasts. Article

> Comcast is hiring 450 employees to staff a customer service center it opened in Minnetonka, Minn. Article

And finally ... Mediacom agreed to launch the NFL Network. Article

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