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Amelio, Hancock leave Apple

Apple CEO Gilbert Amelio and executive vice president Ellen Hancock have resigned.

Dawn Kawamoto Former Staff writer, CNET News
Dawn Kawamoto covered enterprise security and financial news relating to technology for CNET News.
Dawn Kawamoto
Apple Computer (AAPL) announced today that embattled chief executive Gilbert Amelio has resigned.

Vice president Ellen Hancock has also resigned.

Apple's chief financial officer Fred Anderson will assume the day-to-day duties at the company's helm until a successor for Amelio is named. Anderson will work closely with the board and the executive management team.

Details to follow