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Topic: Tim Cook

Apple's pressure on Foxconn forces improved working conditions in China

12/27/2012, 03:12 pm

After intense scrutiny of its factory working conditions, Foxconn — which builds most of Apple's products — has made significant changes for its workers in China.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2012 salary drops 99% without stock awards

12/27/2012, 07:12 am

Tim Cook's total compensation for being CEO of Apple in 2012 will be $4.17 million — a number down 99 percent from 2011 because of a lack of stock awards.

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Tim Cook named runner-up for Time's Person of the Year

12/19/2012, 05:12 pm

Time on Wednesday announced President Barack Obama as the magazine's Person of the Year 2012, with Apple CEO Tim Cook being a runner-up next to Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, and scientist Fabiola Gianotti.

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Google CEO Larry Page says rivalries with Apple & Amazon hurt users

12/11/2012, 11:12 am

Google Chief Executive Larry Page has lamented the "island-like approach" companies have taken in commercializing the Internet, as services from Google, Apple and Amazon do not integrate well with one another.

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Cook admits love of 'Jetsons,' but little else to NBC about potential Apple television

12/06/2012, 10:12 pm

Brian Williams of NBC admitted it was "frustrating" trying to pry answers from Apple's elusive CEO Tim Cook, particularly when the two discussed the possibility of an Apple television.

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Tim Cook believes Apple's 'laser focus' will keep it from becoming Sony

12/06/2012, 10:12 pm

In an extensive interview with journalist Brian Williams, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said why he believes Apple will remain relevant for years to come, rather than slipping into irrelevance like companies that became cultural phenomenona in the past.

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Tim Cook 'ditched' physical keyboards, uses iPad and iPhone 80% of the time

12/06/2012, 07:12 pm

NBC has posted another snippet of Tim Cook's interview with Brian Williams, this time regarding the Apple chief's love of the virtual keyboards implemented in iOS device like the iPad and iPhone.

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Foxconn seeks expansion to US as Apple gears up for made-in-America Macs

12/06/2012, 10:12 am

As Apple plans to begin building one full line of Macs in the U.S. in 2013, the company's primary assembly partner, Foxconn, is working to expand its operations in America.

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Apple's recent executive shakeup was about 'collaboration,' Tim Cook says

12/06/2012, 09:12 am

Though Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook stopped short of explicitly criticizing recently ousted executives Scott Forstall and John Browett, he did say that recent personnel changes were done to encourage "collaboration."

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Tim Cook hints that Apple plans to redefine the television set

12/06/2012, 07:12 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has poured gasoline on the growing fire of speculation that his company plans to build a full-fledged television set in the near future, with comments disparaging current television sets as outdated pieces of technology.

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Apple will invest $100M to produce one line of Macs in the US in 2013

12/06/2012, 07:12 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has revealed that he plans to bring production of one entire line of Macs to the U.S. next year.

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Tim Cook to be feature of NBC profile next week in 'first of its kind' interview

11/30/2012, 07:11 pm

It was announced on Friday that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the subject of a special interview with NBC's Brian Williams, with the profile scheduled to air on Rock Center next Thursday, Dec. 6.

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President Obama calls Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss 'fiscal cliff'

11/19/2012, 09:11 am

U.S. President Barack Obama reached out to a number of business leaders last week about the so-called "fiscal cliff," and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was among those on the president's short list.

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Jony Ive expected to replace iOS, OS X textures with clean edges & flat surfaces

11/01/2012, 12:11 pm

Software designed to look like real-life textures, such as linen or felt, is expected to become a thing of the past at Apple now that designer Jony Ive has taken over the user interfaces of iOS and OS X.

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Bob Mansfield agreed to 2-year deal at Apple because of Scott Forstall's ouster - report

11/01/2012, 10:11 am

Bob Mansfield only agreed to take on the new position of senior vice president of Technologies at Apple after the company decided to part ways with its former iOS chief, Scott Forstall, according to a new report.

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Jony Ive's minimalist designs could reshape the future of iOS, OS X

10/30/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook announced a new role for Jonathan Ive, the company's senior vice president of industrial design: taking the lead in directing the design of the company's software, too.

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Apple's executive shakeup viewed as consolidation, not cause for concern

10/30/2012, 10:10 am

Major changes to Apple's executive team surprised investors this week, but market watchers don't believe anything is awry with the company's management.

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Forstall's firing reportedly met with 'quiet jubilation' at Apple

10/30/2012, 08:10 am

Employees at Apple are said to be extremely satisfied with the ouster of iOS software chief Scott Forstall, who had apparently worn out his welcome at the company.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2012 conference call

10/25/2012, 05:10 pm

Apple had yet another record quarter in September, with profits growing 25 percent on sales of 26.9 million iPhones. Following Thursday's earnings release, the company held a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

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Product leaks prompt Apple CEO Tim Cook to take security to new levels

10/22/2012, 01:10 pm

Security practices at Apple under Tim Cook are now even tighter than they were when Steve Jobs was at the helm, according to a new in-depth look at the company's secrecy.

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