Topic: Tim Cook
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.
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.
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.
Tim Cook says government should withdraw demands to unlock iPhone, form commission to discuss implications
02/22/2016, 07:02 am
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook issued a memo to his employees on Monday, escalating the war of words between his company and the U.S. government, and calling on officials to form a commission or panel of experts to discuss the implications of unlocking the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooters.
02/18/2016, 03:02 pm
Digital animators in Taiwan have turned the legal case between Apple and the FBI into an animated movie short that clearly depicts key details and potential ramifications of the issue that even many industry pundits have had trouble grasping.
User security, privacy issues draw sharp contrast between Apple iOS, Google Android in FBI encryption case [u]
02/17/2016, 06:02 pm
The resolute position of Apple's chief executive Tim Cook to defend the security of iOS encryption has drawn a sharp contrast with the deafening silence from Google, Microsoft and their hardware partners in Korea and China, where individuals' security and privacy are commonly overlooked as being a critical feature.
02/17/2016, 04:02 pm
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and lead designer Jony Ive took fashion magazine Vogue on a tour of their upcoming "spaceship" Campus 2, and explained how the Apple Watch is the realization of a long-term goal for the company.
02/17/2016, 04:02 am
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has promised to oppose a court order that would have the company create a compromised version of iOS with weakened encryption, the result of FBI requests for help in accessing data stored on an iPhone 5c used by a gunman in the San Bernardino shooting.
02/12/2016, 03:02 pm
Efforts by the FBI and certain lawmakers seeking to ban Apple and other U.S. companies from selling products with real encryption will not be effective, note researchers in a study citing 865 encryption products already available in 55 countries--two thirds of which originate outside the U.S.
02/08/2016, 01:02 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook and his head of Internet endeavors -- Eddy Cue -- made an appearance at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, amid multiple reports the company is vying to stream NFL games.
02/07/2016, 07:02 pm
Halfway through the last quarter, supply chain rumors of iPhone production cuts--purportedly "30 percent" of some unknown number--snowballed into an abominable snow-boogeyman of conjecture that claimed the end to iPhone growth was nigh and speculated about a downhill implosion of Apple's sales overall, an embarrassing lack of interest in Apple's newest iPhone 6s and a rapid evaporation of the world's most valuable company. They were wrong, here's why.
01/26/2016, 07:01 pm
During Apple's quarterly conference call for the first fiscal period of 2016, CEO Tim Cook said he expects year-over-year iPhone unit sales to decline in the current March quarter, the first downturn for iPhone since its launch in 2007.
01/26/2016, 06:01 pm
Asked about the technology during a call on the company's Q1 results, Apple CEO Tim Cook called virtual reality "cool" and something with interesting applications, though he didn't tease any plans Apple might have.
01/22/2016, 09:01 am
A peek at the schedule of Pope Francis has revealed that the head of the Catholic Church met with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook on Friday, though what the two discussed remains a mystery.
01/21/2016, 05:01 pm
US government policies on device encryption should be decided by the public and Congress, not companies like Apple, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in an interview at the World Economic Forum being held this week in Davos, Switzerland.
01/21/2016, 03:01 pm
Earlier on Thursday Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a private meeting in Brussels with Margrethe Vestager, the head of the European Commission's antitrust efforts, presumably in an attempt to diminish the chances of owing billions in back taxes because of the company's Irish tax deals.
01/18/2016, 05:01 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook joined hundreds of Apple employees in honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday by volunteering time in a renovation effort at Santee Elementary School in San Jose, Calif.
01/12/2016, 11:01 pm
As expected, Apple CEO Tim Cook urged White House and government officials to come to terms with strong encryption practices that protect consumer data, at one point saying such intentions should be stated publicly.
01/12/2016, 07:01 pm
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has released data showing a significant drop in Android's share of smartphone sales in the December quarter, leaving a 33 percent gain for non-Android smartphones, a segment dominated by Apple's iPhone.
01/07/2016, 10:01 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook and a host of tech industry executives will meet with White House officials on Friday to explore ways in which terrorist activity on social media and other online arenas can be hindered or countered.