Topic: Tim Cook
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.
10/30/2014, 08:10 am
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook published a letter on Thursday revealing that while it wasn't an "easy choice," he's decided to publicly announce that he is "proud to be gay," and that it has given him perspective on what it means to be a minority.
Apple's Tim Cook says his home state is 'too slow' on LGBT rights issue, pushes for education reform
10/27/2014, 10:10 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday spoke out on a variety of civil rights issues facing his home state of Alabama and the U.S. at large, comparing slow progress on rights for the LGBT community with the country's long struggle to reach racial and gender equality.
10/24/2014, 08:10 am
Tim Cook's tour of China continues with another interview with local media, this time with the Apple CEO telling users in the country that he had "very open" discussions on privacy and security with the Chinese government, following a series of attacks in the country targeting Apple users.
10/22/2014, 09:10 pm
As part of what he calls a "road trip" to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday tweeted out a photo of himself sitting with a Foxconn worker putting the finishing touches on a new iPhone 6 model.
10/22/2014, 09:10 am
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has reportedly traveled to Beijing to meet with the vice premier of China to discuss protecting user data, a meeting prompted by recent hacks targeting iCloud users in the country.
10/21/2014, 05:10 pm
During its fiscal Q4 ending in September, Apple spent an incredible $17 billion to buy up its own stock, increasingly doing so on its own without outside bankers' assistance. Since the beginning of fiscal 2014, Apple has spent an astounding $45 billion to repurchase its stock from fleeing investors at incredible discounts.
IBM's first enterprise apps for iPad to launch next month as iPad reaches 90 percent tablet share in U.S education
10/21/2014, 04:10 am
Apple isn't just waiting around for iPad sales to pick up speed. In its earnings conference call with analysts, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook stated the first wave of IBM's Mobile First apps targeting businesses would arrive next month, while separately noting that iPad now accounted for 90 percent of U.S. tablets used in education.