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Topic: Tim Cook

Billion-dollar Didi deal seen as sign Apple's automotive interests go beyond just Maps

05/13/2016, 01:05 pm

As rumors of an "Apple Car" continue to grow, the company's $1 billion investment in Chinese ride hailing company Didi Chuxing has further driven speculation that Apple's interest in the automotive market goes far beyond improving its Maps service.


Apple fan tells Tim Cook that iPad helped grandfather cope with cancer, gets reply

05/10/2016, 08:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook this week responded to an email sent by a customer who explained how iPad and iPhone helped their grandfather recover from cancer surgery -- like an Apple commercial come to life.


Apple chief Tim Cook to speak at Startup Fest Europe on May 24

05/06/2016, 01:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be one of several speakers appearing later this month at Startup Fest Europe, an event in Amsterdam intended to spur the growh of startup businesses.


Apple's Tim Cook flying to meet Chinese officials later in May - report

05/06/2016, 10:05 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly flying to Beijing later this month to meet with senior Chinese government officials -- including, unusually, officials in charge of propaganda.


Tim Cook charity auction raises $515K for human rights

05/05/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook's latest charity auction closed on Thursday, with the winning bid raising$515,000 for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights.


Tim Cook talks Apple ethos, government issues, role models and more

05/03/2016, 08:05 pm

In the second and final segment of a rare one-on-one interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed his company's core tenets, the recent debate over encryption, his personal legacy and more.


Apple CEO Tim Cook calls doom and gloom 'huge overreaction,' turns sights to India

05/02/2016, 07:05 pm

In an exclusive one-on-one interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said concerns that the company's best days are behind it are overblown, citing optimism in China and areas of huge growth potential like India.


Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear on CNBC's 'Mad Money' Monday night

05/02/2016, 04:05 pm

In a rare TV appearance, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take part in an interview on Monday night's episode of Mad Money with Jim Cramer on CNBC, scheduled for 6 p.m. Eastern.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2016 conference call

04/26/2016, 05:04 pm

Calling it a "busy and challenging quarter," Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook gave commentary and fielded questions on his company's fiscal 2016 second quarter. Notes of interest from the call with investors and the media follow.


Charity auction for lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook hits $110K

04/25/2016, 05:04 pm

For the fourth year in a row, Apple CEO Tim Cook is auctioning off a private lunch at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., with proceeds going to Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights.


Time offers glowing profile of Apple CEO Tim Cook in latest '100 Most Influential People' list

04/21/2016, 03:04 pm

Time Magazine on Thursday published the 2016 edition of its annual 100 Most Influential People list, once again including Apple CEO Tim Cook among its chosen politicians, artists, celebrities, and corporate executives.


Tim Cook added to Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights board of directors

04/06/2016, 12:04 pm

Apple's chief executive has taken another public step in his philanthropic journey, joining the board of directors of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights.


Apple flies original Mac team's pirate flag for company's 40th anniversary

04/01/2016, 09:04 am

Marking the 40th anniversary of the company's founding, Apple on Friday flew a pirate flag over its Cupertino headquarters, in a tribute to the first-generation Macintosh team headed by company co-founder Steve Jobs.


Tim Cook says he's 'offended' by government smears in latest Time cover story

03/17/2016, 11:03 am

In a Time Magazine interview published on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook railed against the U.S. government's approach to the battle over encryption, claiming he was "offended" by statements leveled against the company, as well as the way the government is pursuing data from the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter.


Apple CEO Tim Cook attends secret meeting with tech and government elite to plot end to Trump presidential run

03/07/2016, 08:03 pm

Technology industry leaders including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google co-founder Larry Page and Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk met with top GOP representatives at the secretive American Enterprise Institute's annual World Forum this past weekend to discuss how to halt Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a report said Monday.


Company, not Cook, will be held responsible if Apple loses fight over FBI case, experts say

02/29/2016, 09:02 am

Although CEO Tim Cook could, theoretically, be put in prison if Apple continues to refuse the order to help the FBI unlock an iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, more likely is that the company itself might be held in contempt, according to a pair of experts weighing in on the matter.


Apple directors reelected, outside proposals rejected at annual shareholder meeting

02/26/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple's board of directors were unanimously reelected to their positions at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Friday, while shareholder proposals on a variety of issues, including a mandate on diversity, were rejected.


Obama administration, FBI must act to restore US government's credibility in Apple's encryption debate

02/25/2016, 12:02 pm

Actions by the leadership of the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the past month related to the San Bernardino encryption issue demonstrate a shocking level of dishonest and callous disregard for the nation's core principles of democracy. FBI director James B. Comey should issue a formal apology or resign his post, AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger argues.


'This would be bad for America,' Tim Cook tells ABC News about creating iPhone backdoor

02/24/2016, 04:02 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will take to the airwaves this evening in an exclusive interview with ABC's World News Tonight with David Muir, where he will explain why his company refuses to create a "backdoor" to unlock iPhones for the FBI.


Even if Apple is working on a car, Tim Cook says hiring doesn't reflect commitment

02/22/2016, 12:02 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was expectedly noncommittal when asked about the prospect of an Apple-built car in a new interview, but he did indicate that hiring efforts are not necessarily evidence that a project is a sure thing.