Why has Disney's CEO resigned from Apple's board?

VALERIE MACON / AFP

It's been revealed that Disney's CEO has resigned from Apple's board of directors.

Bob Iger made the decision on September 10 as bitter TV battle looms between the two companies.

Disney and Apple are set to battle it out against each other in the streaming television business.

Apple is reportedly spending billions of dollars in Hollywood to secure original programming for the service

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