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Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Israel, meets with President Reuven Rivlin

02/25/2015, 11:02 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was in Israel on Wednesday, and had a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin, as Apple is prepared to open a new office in the country.

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Rumor: Tim Cook reveals waterproofing on Apple Watch has improved since unveiling, can be worn in shower

02/25/2015, 10:02 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was reportedly overheard telling a retail employee in Germany that he wears his Apple Watch in the shower, which would suggest that the water resistance of the wrist-worn device has changed since it was first announced last year.

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Tim Cook commemorates Steve Jobs's birthday on trip to Germany

02/24/2015, 11:02 am

Apple's chief executive was spotted on Tuesday in Germany, where he took the time to tweet a short remembrance of late colleague Steve Jobs before visiting the offices of infamous German tabloid Bild.

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Tim Cook rumored to travel to Israel for opening of new Apple R&D office

02/18/2015, 01:02 pm

Rumors continue to circulate that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook may be planning a trip to Israel, to commemorate the opening of a new research and development office in the city of Herzliya Pituach.

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US government to accept Apple Pay for 'many' transactions starting in September

02/13/2015, 02:02 pm

Speaking at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on Friday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed that the U.S. government plans to begin accepting Apple Pay for a number of transactions, starting with admission to U.S. national parks.

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Apple's $848M, 25-year solar agreement is the largest of its kind, will provide 130MW of clean energy

02/11/2015, 11:02 am

Apple's landmark solar power deal, announced by CEO Tim Cook this week, is a long-term sustainable energy solution that should generate enough to power essentially all of the company's California operations, including the upcoming "spaceship" Campus 2, by the end of 2016.

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Tim Cook talks Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and IBM partnership at Goldman Sachs conference

02/10/2015, 06:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was among the guests of honor at Tuesday's annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, where he discussed a range of topics including the Apple Watch's role in life, Apple Pay's growth, and the symbiotic partnership with enterprise giant IBM.

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Apple to buy $850M worth of energy from solar farm in Monterey County, Calif. in 'ambitious' deal [u]

02/10/2015, 03:02 pm

Calling it his company's "biggest, boldest and most ambitious project ever," Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed a massive new $850 million investment in a California solar farm -- one that will generate enough electricity to power virtually all of its operations in the Golden State.

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White House cybersecurity summit to feature address from Apple CEO Tim Cook

02/09/2015, 09:02 pm

Apple's chief executive will reportedly be among those speaking to participants at Friday's White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, an event designed to bring together representatives from all sides of the cybersecurity and privacy debate.

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Apple's new Swift programming language takes flight with Getty Images, American Airlines, LinkedIn, and Duolingo

02/07/2015, 02:02 am

Apple's new Swift programming language has only been available for a few months, but iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo are reporting favorable impressions--ranging from increased productivity to fewer bugs in their shipping apps--as interest in the new language rapidly accelerates.

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Apple employees love CEO Tim Cook, rate company highly on outlook, culture & values

01/16/2015, 01:01 pm

A new survey of tech workers places the highest optimism at Apple, where employees believe their company will continue to have a bright future ahead of it under the leadership of Tim Cook.

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Apple's Tim Cook named CEO of the year by CNN

12/23/2014, 09:12 am

For successfully navigating what it called "arguably the toughest CEO job in America," CNN on Tuesday named Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook its 2014 CEO of the year.

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Apple slams BBC report on suppliers, says provided facts were 'clearly missing' from broadcast

12/19/2014, 08:12 am

A corporate memo sent out by Apple executive Jeff Williams reveals that both he and Chief Executive Tim Cook are "deeply offended" by a report that aired on the BBC, alleging poor treatment of workers by an Apple supplier in the Far East.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook gives 'substantial' sum to gay rights initiative

12/18/2014, 06:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, who recently decided to publicly announce he is "proud to be gay," has made a "substantial" donation to a cause promoting gay rights in the U.S. South, including his home state of Alabama.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook wins 'Person of the Year' honor from London's Financial Times

12/11/2014, 12:12 pm

For leading Apple to continued financial success, introducing buzzworthy new product categories, and putting morals over profits, Tim Cook has been named "Person of the Year" by economic-focused newspaper the Financial Times.

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Time's Person of the Year honor goes to 'the Ebola fighters,' not Apple CEO Tim Cook

12/10/2014, 11:12 am

Apple's chief executive was among those spurned by Time Magazine on Wednesday as the publication announced that the 2014 Person of the Year edition will not feature a single person, but instead pay homage to the healthcare workers fighting Ebola in Africa.

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Before Facebook's outrage over Apple's privacy policy, it paid billions for firm with same anti-ads philosophy

12/09/2014, 07:12 pm

After Apple's Tim Cook said users of ad-based services "are the product" rather than the customer, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg scoffed at the idea as "the most ridiculous concept." However, the WhatsApp messaging service Zuckerberg paid $22 billion to acquire espoused that same "ridiculous" philosophy two years ago.

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Tim Cook meets with Rev. Jesse Jackson to discuss corporate diversity

12/09/2014, 04:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson on Monday to talk about a range of topics, including the company's ongoing initiative to create a more diverse tech industry.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook among eight finalists for Time's 2014 Person of the Year

12/08/2014, 02:12 pm

Time revealed on Monday that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is once again one of its finalists for the magazine's "Person of the Year" award, joining the likes of Alibaba CEO Jack Ma, Russian President Vladmir Putin, pop star Taylor Swift, Ebola caregivers, and protesters in Ferguson, Mo.

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Mark Zuckerberg calls Apple CEO Tim Cook's view on ad-supported business 'ridiculous'

12/05/2014, 02:12 pm

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg had harsh words for those --including Apple CEO Tim Cook --who have called the social network's ad-supported business model bad for consumers, saying that such comments are "ridiculous."

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