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Topic: Tim Cook

Apple makes slow pivot to India as China sales cool

10/25/2016, 07:10 pm

Once Apple's largest growth market, revenues from Greater China slid 30 percent during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, prompting the company to turn at least part of its focus toward prospects in India.


Tim Cook says Apple is interested in both content creation and ownership

10/25/2016, 05:10 pm

In typically vague fashion, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook evaded questions and offered little in the way of details during his company's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday. But his comments on original content could fuel speculation that Apple plans to make more original content or perhaps acquire a high-profile content maker.


Tim Cook included in early list of potential VP candidates for Clinton campaign

10/18/2016, 10:10 am

In one of the WikiLeaks-published Podesta emails allegedly detailing the inner workings of of the Hillary Clinton election campaign, Apple CEO Tim Cook was mentioned as an early possibility for Vice President and was included in a list with Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Michael Bloomberg.


Apple's new Japan R&D center to build 'very different' artificial intelligence tech, Tim Cook says

10/17/2016, 08:10 am

Apple's investments in Siri and artificial intelligence will grow in the coming months, Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed in a new interview, disclosing that his company's Yokohama, Japan, facility will boast "deep engineering" for machine learning.


Tim Cook meets with Japan's prime minister, says Apple Yokohama R&D center to be completed in December

10/14/2016, 10:10 am

As part of this week's tour across Asia, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday, and revealed details about a new research and development center set to open there soon.


Apple CEO Tim Cook again touts benefits of AR over VR, says 'no substitute for human contact'

10/13/2016, 07:10 pm

In an interview published Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook reaffirmed his company's stance on augmented reality, saying the technology's ability to amplify human experiences makes it more likely to succeed as compared to virtual reality.


Apple CEO Tim Cook meets Nintendo executives, plays Super Mario Run in Japan visit

10/12/2016, 10:10 pm

Continuing his East Asian tour, Apple CEO Tim Cook arrived in Japan this week and on Wednesday visited a popular shrine in Kyoto, met with executives from Nintendo and scored an early preview of Super Mario Run for iOS.


Apple to open R&D center in Shenzhen in 2017, foster Chinese developer talent

10/12/2016, 01:10 am

Apple on Wednesday local China time announced plans to open a research and development center in the southern city of Shenzhen in 2017, further cementing relations with the important growth market.


Apple's Cook & Cue make Vanity Fair 'New Establishment' list as Cook pays tribute to Steve Jobs

10/05/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple executives Tim Cook and Eddy Cue both claimed spots in Vanity Fair's annual "New Establishment" list on Wednesday, even as Cook once again paid tribute to his famous predecessor -- Steve Jobs -- on the fifth anniversary of his death.


Apple CEO Tim Cook touts encryption, AR at Utah Tech Tour

10/03/2016, 06:10 am

At Sen. Orrin Hatch's Utah Tech Tour on Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook hit the usual talking points recited at other recent interviews, reaffirming Apple's commitment to encryption, augmented reality and making the best products possible.


Apple CEO Tim Cook to headline Sen. Orrin Hatch's Utah Tech Tour on Friday

09/29/2016, 12:09 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook is slated to sit down with U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch this Friday in a Q&A session that will cap off the senator's Utah Tech Tour, an event created to shine a light on the state's technology community.


Apple, Silicon Valley raised millions to fund Hillary Clinton platform backing tech's positions on encryption, privacy, innovation, patents, education

09/26/2016, 08:09 pm

Ahead of the first U.S. Presidential campaign debates between Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, fundraising among California's Silicon Valley tech elite has decisively backed Clinton--in response to her policies that outline clear support for tech industry concerns involving encryption, privacy, innovation, patents and education.


Tim Cook says AR, VR are 'really cool' and have garnered Apple's interest

09/14/2016, 10:09 am

In an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts, Apple CEO Tim Cook made comments suggesting that augmented reality would be a future focus for Apple. He also defended complaints of easy AirPod loss, and discussed iPhone 7 design decisions.


Cook, Ahrendts & other Apple execs tour New York City ahead of iPhone 7 rollout

09/13/2016, 10:09 pm

Several Apple executives, including CEO Tim Cook, are touring New York City this week, visiting a variety of locations ahead of this Friday's iPhone 7 launch. [Updated with correction]


Tim Cook email response tells sender to 'stay tuned' for Mac refresh

09/09/2016, 03:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has allegedly returned an email from a concerned consumer, and suggests that there are imminent changes in the pipeline.


Apple CEO Tim Cook calls EU tax ruling 'total political crap,' cites potential anti-US sentiment

09/01/2016, 03:09 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook called the European Commission's recent ruling that left his company saddled with a 13 billion ($14.5 billion) tax bill "total political crap" in an interview published Thursday, suggesting Apple was targeted in the European Union probe.


Tim Cook sells off another $29M in Apple stock

08/31/2016, 07:08 pm

One week after receiving a windfall of restricted stock units -- and cashing in a chunk for a $35.8 million payday -- Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday sold another batch of his sizable stock cache worth nearly $29 million.


Tim Cook responds to $14.5B EU tax bill with open letter, says decision will be reversed

08/30/2016, 08:08 am

After being hit with a $14.5 billion tab for alleged unpaid back taxes, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook published an open letter to the "Apple Community" on Tuesday, saying he is "confident" that the decision from the European Commission will be reversed.


How virtual and augmented reality could play a role in Apple's future

08/28/2016, 03:08 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook suggests that the company is investigating the possibilities of virtual reality and augmented reality. Here's an explanation of what the technology is, how Apple could adopt it, and how it could be practically implemented in a user's daily life.


Apple CEO Tim Cook sells $36M in Apple stock after receiving 5-year RSU bonus

08/26/2016, 05:08 pm

After receiving a sizable bonus of vested restricted stock units (RSUs) for five years of success as Apple's CEO, Tim Cook on Wednesday cashed in nearly a third of his existing stock cache for a $35.8 million payday.