Disney Faces Post-Steve Jobs Future

Former Apple CEO is largest shareholder in media empire

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Apple isn’t the only company that has to face some questions about its future in the wake of Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO. The grave health problems that led Jobs to step down also affect the Walt Disney Co. and, by extension, some of the biggest names in media—ranging from ABC and ESPN to Pixar.

In 2006, a decade after Jobs bought Pixar from Lucasfilm, he off-loaded the company, which had become an animation powerhouse, to Disney.

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