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President Obama to meet with Tim Cook, other tech execs over NSA and HealthCare.gov

12/16/2013, 06:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will join a who's who of Silicon Valley executives at the White House on Tuesday to address concerns regarding state-sanctioned surveillance operations, as well issues plaguing the President's online healthcare initiative, HealthCare.gov.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook expresses need to protect 'principles of basic human dignity' in Auburn speech

12/15/2013, 02:12 pm

Tim Cook this week was awarded the Auburn University Lifetime Achievement award, and the Apple Chief Executive used his acceptance speech to push the importance of equality and human rights.

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Apple, Inc. stock IPO created 300 millionaires 33 years ago today

12/12/2013, 06:12 pm

Apple's initial public offering on December 12, 1980 sold 4.6 million shares at $22 each, generating more capital than any other iPO since Ford Motor Company in 1956 and instantly creating 300 millionaires.

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Carl Icahn files Apple shareholder proposal seeking increase in share buyback program

12/04/2013, 03:12 pm

Billionaire investor and financial activist Carl Icahn has filed a shareholder proposal with Apple, seeking support for spending even more of the company's cash reserves on its own shares.

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Tim Cook tweets support for World AIDS Day, tints Apple Store logos red

12/01/2013, 12:12 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook called attention to World AIDS Day via Twitter, noting that the company would be "turning Appe's logo red" in support of achieving an AIDS-free generation.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook shows support for pending U.S. nondiscrimination act

11/04/2013, 03:11 am

In a Wall Street Journal opinion piece on Sunday, Apple chief Tim Cook expounded on the merits of equality in the workplace and urged U.S. senators to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) which is once again up for vote on Monday.

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Apple's increasing cultural influence colors "Obama crash"

10/31/2013, 01:10 pm

Apple's increasing visibility on the PC desktop, and in national politics and global culture, has resulted in the Mac's multicolored "beach ball" wait cursor becoming more recognizable to a general audience than the icons used by Windows.

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Tim Cook sees 'an iPad Christmas,' calls Apple 'a force for good in the world'

10/29/2013, 07:10 am

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook didn't mince any words in describing the company's prospects for the coming holiday quarter, nor in directing attention to Apple's contributions beyond its products.

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Apple hints it may not have enough Retina iPad minis to meet holiday demand

10/28/2013, 06:10 pm

When asked on Monday whether his company will be able to meet demand for the new iPad mini with Retina display this holiday season, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook did not express a great deal of confidence.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2013 conference call

10/28/2013, 05:10 pm

Apple again beat Wall Street expectations when it posted its fourth-quarter results on Monday, thanks to sales of 33.8 million iPhones during the September frame. Following the company's earnings release, Apple executives took part in a conference call to discuss the quarter, and notes of interest follow.

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Carl Icahn says he'll consider shareholder proxy vote if Apple rejects his buyback plan

10/24/2013, 12:10 pm

Appearing in a television interview Thursday afternoon, billionaire investor Carl Icahn said that he would consider, but will not commit to, a possible proxy vote to force Apple executives to buy back more of their own shares, if they don't agree to his proposal.

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Carl Icahn urges Apple to make immediate tender offer for $150B in stock

10/24/2013, 09:10 am

In an open letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, billionaire investor Carl Icahn has pushed the company to issue an immediate tender offer for $150 billion in stock from shareholders at current market value.

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Billionaire Carl Icahn teases letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook to promote new website

10/23/2013, 03:10 pm

Well-known investor Carl Icahn has sent a letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook continuing to push for a larger share buyback, and the billionaire plans to divulge the contents of the letter on a new website he will launch this week.

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California man sues Apple CEO Tim Cook over automatic iOS 7 update

10/18/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple's over-the-air iOS update mechanism, a feature designed to make it easier for iOS device owners to keep their phone or tablet up to date with the latest revision of Apple's mobile operating system, has bothered one California man so much, he's decided to take Apple CEO Tim Cook to small claims court.

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Tim Cook calls 'Campus 2' Apple's future 'home for innovation and creativity'

10/16/2013, 10:10 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday memorialized the Cupertino city council's unanimous approval of Apple's new "spaceship" campus with a message on his newly created Twitter account.

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iPhone IP Wars: Apple & the thorny issues of patent protection

10/12/2013, 05:10 pm

In 2007 Apple introduced iPhone, emphasizing that virtually every significant aspect of its entirely new experience and industrial design was protected by patents. So far, however, the U.S. patent system has provided inconsistent protections for Apple inventions, while at the same time supporting dubious patent monetization schemes brought against the company.

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SEC ends review of Apple taxes, overseas cash

10/04/2013, 08:10 pm

Four months after raising questions about Apple's foreign earnings and taxes, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has ended its investigation without plans to take any further action.

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Icahn reveals discussion with Apple CEO Tim Cook got 'a little testy'

10/01/2013, 02:10 pm

While he initially described dinner with Tim Cook as "cordial," Icahn later revealed in an interview that his talks with Apple's CEO about the use of the company's cash reserves were "a little testy" at times.

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Carl Icahn 'pushed hard' for $150B Apple share buyback at dinner with CEO Tim Cook

10/01/2013, 10:10 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook met with billionaire investor Carl Icahn for dinner on Monday night, in a meeting in which Icahn pressured Cook to initiate a $150 billion buyback of AAPL stock.

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How much $AAPL has Apple eaten with its $44 billion buyback appetite?

09/27/2013, 03:09 am

Celebrity investor Carl Icahn made news when he bought over $1 billion of Apple stock earlier this year, but Icahn's investment pales in comparison to the company's own $60 billion stock buyback program, which gobbled up $16 billion in shares over the June quarter.

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