1. It does not expose the bindings to Windows platform
2. Instead of COM based diagnostic APIs, there provide a different set for Open source one.
"The promotion will leave Ive with more time to travel around Apple's vast retail empire and bring his touch to the company's stores around the globe, while leading the design of Apple's new campus which has capacity for 13,000 Apple employees."
He might have been a disaster as a manager. Now they want to replace him.