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Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2015 conference call

07/21/2015, 05:07 pm

Record setting sales of the iPhone pushed Apple to its best June quarter ever, with profit of $10.7 billion. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of inventory follow.

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Apple says recruitment of women & minorities improving, company will be more transparent

07/14/2015, 04:07 pm

Efforts by Apple to improve recruitment of women and minorities in its workforce are slowly paying off, the company has revealed, as it hopes other corporations will follow its lead in diversity and transparency.

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Apple's Tim Cook, Eddy Cue meet with high power execs at Sun Valley retreat

07/09/2015, 08:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook returned for his fourth Sun Valley conference in Idaho this week where he, along SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue, met with high-power executives from media, tech, politics and beyond.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook joins roster of new trustees at Duke University

07/07/2015, 10:07 am

North Carolina's Duke University on Tuesday announced the addition of several new members to its Board of Trustees, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, who will help direct the school's educational and fiscal policies.

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New video showcases Apple's participation in 2015 San Francisco Pride Parade

07/02/2015, 05:07 pm

Apple on Thursday posted a video depicting its participation in the 2015 edition of the San Francisco Pride Parade, which celebrates support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook celebrates Supreme Court decision on gay marriage with quote from Steve Jobs

06/26/2015, 11:06 am

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of marriage equality in all 50 states, and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook praised the landmark decision by recalling his company's famous "Crazy Ones" quote, co-written by his late, close friend Steve Jobs.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook invited to attend Sun Valley conference in July

06/24/2015, 06:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly on the list to make a return appearance at this year's Sun Valley conference in Idaho next month, where media and tech moguls meet to take in lectures, participate in roundtables and broker deals.

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Tim Cook says Apple now factors Chinese tastes when designing products

06/22/2015, 09:06 am

Apple now heavily factors in the tastes of Chinese consumers when designing its products, including tailoring colors, CEO Tim Cook revealed in a new interview.

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Edward Snowden argues Apple CEO Tim Cook likely to keep privacy promises

06/17/2015, 04:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is likely to keep his promises on user privacy, said whistleblower and ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, commenting by video during a Wednesday conference in Barcelona, Spain. He cautioned however that people should be willing to abandon Apple if it backtracks.

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Apple Store employees complained directly to Tim Cook over bag search policy

06/10/2015, 11:06 pm

According to court documents unsealed on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook received personal emails from Apple Store employees regarding bag check policies instituted for security purposes, calling the searches "embarrassing," "demeaning" and "disturbing."

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Apple's Cook speaks out against public, private data harvesting policies

06/02/2015, 06:06 pm

At the Electronic Privacy Information Center's Champions of Freedom event on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered an impassioned speech about public and private sector data collection, emphasizing consumers need data privacy, strong security and the right to encryption.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook donates $6.56M to charity

05/29/2015, 08:05 pm

An SEC filing posted Friday reveals Apple CEO Tim Cook donated 50,000 shares of Apple stock worth more than $6.56 million to an unspecified charity, the latest gift in a flurry of philanthropic activity rarely seen with company executives.

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Apple's Cook references Steve Jobs, morals in commencement address

05/17/2015, 10:05 pm

During his commencement address at George Washington University on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates to follow their own North Star, saying there need not be a choice between "doing good and doing well."

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Apple CEO Tim Cook chronicles recent China trip on new Weibo account

05/16/2015, 01:05 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook chronicled a recent four-day trip to China on microblogging website Weibo, posting pictures and brief messages regarding Apple Store meet-ups, school visits and general goings on while in the country.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talks science, education with China's vice premier

05/12/2015, 10:05 am

Apple chief executive Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong on Tuesday in Beijing, the latest in a string of meetings between Cook and high-level Chinese leaders as the company looks to expand sales and operations in the world's most populous nation.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook expands social media presence with new account on China's Weibo

05/11/2015, 08:05 am

Chinese Apple fans can now follow Tim Cook on Weibo -- a Chinese microblogging service similar to Twitter --thanks to a new, verified account for the company's chief executive.

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Lunch & keynote with Apple CEO Tim Cook raises $200K for charity

05/06/2015, 04:05 pm

The chance to have lunch and attend an Apple keynote with CEO Tim Cook was enough to raise more than $200,000 for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.

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Tim Cook hints Apple could be a part of 'major changes in media'

04/27/2015, 06:04 pm

The launch of HBO Now on Apple devices has been a big hit for both companies, and could hint at a major role for Apple in the future of cable cutting, CEO Tim Cook said on Monday.

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Apple's Tim Cook pans supply chain cost 'guesstimators'

04/27/2015, 06:04 pm

During the company's quarterly earnings call on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed third-party firms that routinely provide estimated bill of materials breakdowns for new Apple products, saying they are usually far off base.

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Apple's Tim Cook is the most pay-efficient CEO in America, Bloomberg says

04/17/2015, 11:04 am

The unprecedented financial success Apple has seen since Tim Cook took over as chief executive makes him the best corporate leader in America when it comes to pay versus performance, according to a new Bloomberg executive ranking.

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