Steve Jobs calls out MobileMe failed launch in email to employees [updated]

According to Ars, Steve Jobs sent out a letter to Apple employees detailing the failure of the MobileMe(ss) launch.   Earlier Apple took the extraordinary step of Blogging the MobileMe situation.  Hindsight being 20/20, Jobs noted that the launch could have been delayed and didn’t need to happen alongside the iPhone 2.0/App Store launch.  Jobs also mentioned that the push updates could have been rolled out service by service…i.e. calender, email, etc..

Makes sense…so why was there a rush?

To help with Apple’s very ambitious service plans, Apple also announced that Eddy Cue will now lead all Internet-related services at Apple including iTunes, the App Store, and now MobileMe.  Cue will report directly to Steve Jobs which makes him a pretty big cog at 1 Infinite Loop.  No Bio on the exec page yet though….

According to Ars, Jobs said:

"The MobileMe launch clearly demonstrates that we have more to learn about Internet services," Jobs says. "And learn we will. The vision of MobileMe is both exciting and ambitious, and we will press on to make it a service we are all proud of by the end of this year."

As of now all things mobile me are running smoothly.

Update: We found a picture of the email – not much more to see….

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