“Dag Kittlaus — the co-founder and CEO of the company that created the Siri voice control feature, which Apple launched to much acclaim recently — has left the company, according to sources,” Kara Swisher reports for AllThingsD.

“There were several reasons for the departure, which was amicable and has been planned for a while, sources said,” Swisher reports. “They included Kittlaus’ family being in Chicago, a desire to take time off and an interest in brainstorming new entrepreneurial ideas.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]