Topic: Tim Cook
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
12/04/2014, 12:12 am
Following initial hesitation on the part of Apple, an Alabama state representative is moving forward with plans to name a proposed anti-discrimination bill after CEO Tim Cook after receiving full support from the company this week.
12/03/2014, 02:12 pm
Two of the most powerful leaders in technology and politics got together in the nation's capital earlier this week, as Apple chief Tim Cook met with incoming Senate President pro tempore Orrin Hatch -- a major Silicon Valley supporter -- on Tuesday.
12/03/2014, 11:12 am
The board of Pennsylvania's Steel Valley School District has officially voted to use a $291,791 donation from Apple chief Tim Cook -- made by Cook in honor of former Apple board member Bill Campbell -- to purchase iPads for each of the district's students and train teachers on how to take advantage of the technology.
12/01/2014, 11:12 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook and (RED) chief Deborah Dugan visited a Washington, D.C. Apple Store in Georgetown on Monday to show support for World AIDS Day, a global event created to foster awareness about HIV/AIDS.
11/19/2014, 12:11 pm
The Human Rights Campaign this week published its annual Corporate Equality Index rankings rating American workplaces on LGBT equality, and Apple once again earned a score of 100 percent, achieving a perfect ranking for the 13th straight year.
11/10/2014, 06:11 pm
The Wall Street Journal has released the full version of its interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook filmed at the inaugural WSJD Live conference in October, where topics discussed ranged from Apple Pay to Apple Watch and more.
Samsung Electronics' heir apparent Lee Jae-yong profiled as silver spoon-fed product of corrupt nepotism with little real experience
11/06/2014, 06:11 am
When Apple's chief executive Tim Cook came out as gay, jokes flew that Samsung might rush to announce it "was even more gay." In reality however, Samsung Electronics is a step further behind Apple, having yet to officially name a successor to its ailing leader Lee Kun-hee, who at 72 remains hospitalized following a heart attack in May.
11/03/2014, 10:11 pm
In the days following Tim Cook's statement that he was "proud to be gay," Apple's chief executive has been commended for his openness in a variety of online opinions, but also needled by a pestilent swarm of haters, ranging from Twitter trolls to Russian politicians and businessmen. Apple investors don't seem to care.
President Bill Clinton, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella & others praise Apple CEO Tim Cook for publicly announcing he is gay
10/30/2014, 01:10 pm
Following the publication of a heartfelt personal letter in which the Apple CEO revealed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time, Tim Cook has been showered with praise from coworkers, competitors, celebrities and more.