Sam Sung no longer works at Apple

“You may not have known that they were together, but Apple and Sam Sung have parted ways,” Eli Langer reports for CNBC.

“CNBC has learned that Sam Sung, a one-time specialist at an Apple store in Vancouver, hasn’t worked at the giant tech company for months.,” Langer reports. “It was just a year ago when Sam Sung—or at least his business card—became a viral sensation when a visitor to an Apple store in Canada noticed the interesting name of the specialist assisting a family member.”

The business card of former Apple Specialist Mr. Sam Sung
The business card of former Apple Specialist Mr. Sam Sung

Langer reports, “This week, this CNBC writer called the number on Sung’s business card to confirm Sung’s departure. We reached Apple’s Pacific Centre, saying we were from CNBC and speaking with an employee who gave his name as John. It played like a scene from Abbott and Costello.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Now, if Apple Store Woodfield could only get rid of Mo Torola.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]


  1. Pretty funny, though I don’t really think of the Apple Store help staff as ‘Apple Employees’ proper. They kind of a sattelite operation … mainly because a) they’re not engineers b) they don’t make anything c) they’re kind of out of the loop, for obvious reasons.

    Actually, I should correct myself here: they make something.. lots and lots and lots of money.

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