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Topic: Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'outed' as gay by CNBC co-anchor

06/28/2014, 12:06 am

In a live TV segment of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Friday, co-anchor Simon Hobbs caused a kerfuffle when he inadvertently "outed" Apple CEO Tim Cook as being openly gay.


UBS declares Tim Cook the 'right man for the time' at Apple

06/16/2014, 10:06 am

While some pundits question whether Tim Cook can steer Apple to new successes in a post-Steve Jobs era, investment firm UBS on Monday came out in full support of the Apple CEO, calling him the "right man for the time."


New York Times seeks to profile Tim Cook after getting shut out by Apple

06/15/2014, 04:06 pm

A new profile of Apple's chief executive, titled "Tim Cook, Making Apple his own" actually says little about Cook and virtually nothing noteworthy about how he is leading Apple. Instead, the New York Times simply recounts more predictions of doom for the company in a piece filled with fictions and fallacy.


Tim Cook overseeing search for new Apple PR chief, seeking 'high-profile external candidates'

06/09/2014, 01:06 pm

In its search to replace recently departed public relations chief Katie Cotton, Apple is said to be strongly considering "high profile" candidates from outside the company, with Chief Executive Tim Cook reportedly personally involved in the search.


Tim Cook lauds 'American manufacturing expertise' during visit to Texas Mac Pro factory

06/06/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped in on the Austin, Texas facility that manufactures the new Mac Pro on Thursday, watching as technicians assembled the powerful desktop computers before expressing his appreciation for the new "Made in the USA" approach.


Apple's Tim Cook & other tech leaders urge US Senate to do more to curb government surveillance

06/05/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and a number of other high-profile tech leaders sent a letter to the U.S. Senate this week, urging them to beef up the proposed USA Freedom Act which would restrict government surveillance of Internet users.


Apple posts WWDC 2014 keynote to YouTube

06/03/2014, 08:06 pm

After making the two-hour keynote to this year's Worldwide Developers Conference available on its own website, Apple on Tuesday uploaded a high resolution version of the video to YouTube.


Apple's Tim Cook uses WWDC stage to lob grenades at Android, sets up China showdown with Google

06/03/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook poured lighter fluid on the already-heated rivalry between Apple and Google during his keynote presentation at this week's Worldwide Developers Conference, calling out a recent mass defection of Chinese Android users to iOS and signaling the start of a new Asian offensive.


Apple's Cook says Beats buy provides head start in subscription-based music streaming

05/28/2014, 06:05 pm

In an interview explaining Apple's purchase of Beats Electronics and Beats Music, CEO Tim Cook looks toward expanding the iTunes business model and building future products co-designed by the two companies.


Charity auction for lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook sells for over $330K

05/13/2014, 03:05 pm

Bidding on a lunch with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook closed on Tuesday after the opportunity reached a price of more than $330,000, all of which will be donated to a good cause.


Samsung reports second quarterly drop in profits, blames premium phone sales

04/28/2014, 11:04 pm

Samsung Electronics reported quarterly operating profits of 8.5 trillion South Korean won ($8.2 billion), a -3.3 percent change from the year ago quarter and its second quarterly drop in a row; the company blamed slowing high-end smartphone and flat screen sales.


Tim Cook offering lunch date at Apple HQ for charity

04/24/2014, 01:04 pm

Apple fans, detractors, and investors alike now have a chance to sit down with CEO Tim Cook one-on-one, as the executive is auctioning off a lunch date at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., to benefit charity.


iPad luring in new users: over 2/3 of Apple's iPad buyers were new to iPad

04/23/2014, 09:04 pm

Over two thirds of people registering an iPad in the last six months were new to iPad, while over half of those registering iPhone were new to iPhone, Tim Cook revealed, highlighting the attraction and loyalty effects Apple is observing in its products.


Tim Cook: Angela Ahrendts to join Apple next week, thanks outgoing CFO Peter Oppenheimer

04/23/2014, 07:04 pm

During Apple's quarterly earnings conference call, chief executive Tim Cook said he looked forward to welcoming Angela Ahrendts as the company's new retail and online leader next week, while offering public thanks to outgoing chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer.


Apple 'on the prowl' with 24 acquisitions in last year and a half

04/23/2014, 06:04 pm

Apple has bought two-dozen companies in the last 18 months, it was revealed on Wednesday, and more deals are likely on the way, with Tim Cook describing Apple as "on the prowl" for potential acquisitions that make sense.


Apple announces 20M Apple TVs sold since debut

04/23/2014, 06:04 pm

As the tail end of Apple's quarterly conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook threw out a somewhat surprising statistic, saying the company has sold some 20 million Apple TV units since the unit launched in 2007.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2014 conference call

04/23/2014, 05:04 pm

Apple surprised the market on Wednesday by not only beating expectations for its second fiscal quarter of 2014, but also announcing a 7-for-1 stock split, increased share buybacks, and a a higher quarterly dividend. Following the announcements, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.


Auburn University posts tribute to Apple's Tim Cook following Lifetime Achievement Award

04/13/2014, 03:04 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook was profiled in a new video published by the Auburn University Alumni Association, which has recognized Cook in a Lifetime Achievement Award.


Apple's Tim Cook encourages US House to pass sexual orientation nondiscrimination act

04/11/2014, 01:04 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook took to Twitter on Friday to again express his support for the Employee Non-Discrimination Act, a proposed bill that would make it illegal for companies to discriminate in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation.


Apple's Tim Cook banked $74M in 2013, topping all but one S&P 500 tech CEO

04/04/2014, 02:04 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook took home $4.3 million in salary and incentives in 2013 and added another $69.6 million in vested stock options, continuing his reign as one of the highest-paid executives in Silicon Valley.