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Topic: Donald Trump

Trump using new iPhone to tweet despite prior calls for Apple boycott

03/29/2017, 04:03 am

President Donald Trump is the proud owner of a new iPhone. America's commander-in-chief is now confirmed to be tweeting from a device he called on supporters to boycott during last year's campaign, citing the tech giant's refusal to cooperate with authorities investigating the San Bernardino shootings.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook tapped to advise President Trump's 'Office of American Innovation'

03/27/2017, 10:03 am

On Monday U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new White House agency dubbed the "Office of American Innovation," staffed by former business executives and advised by current ones -- among them Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Foxconn chairman raises uncertainties over building displays for Apple in USA

03/09/2017, 11:03 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn has yet to decide whether or not to proceed with plans to jointly invest in a $7 billion facility in the U.S., with Chairman Terry Gou expressing concerns over government incentives, supply chain issues, and a shortage of skilled labor in the country.

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Cook pledges support to pro users, talks Trump at Apple's annual shareholder meeting in Cupertino

02/28/2017, 02:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday held its annual shareholder meeting, where the company's board was re-elected, Ernst and Young was named its accounting firm, and a number of shareholder proposals were rejected. AppleInsider was there and offers notes of interest from the proceedings.

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Apple condemns Trump withdrawal of transgender bathroom use protections

02/23/2017, 12:02 am

Apple on Wednesday issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump's recent withdrawal of federal protections for transgender students, condemning the action as an effort that sets back human rights initiatives.

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Editorial: Uncertainties of a dysfunctional American government likely to hurt Apple's performance

02/21/2017, 12:02 am

Shares of Apple are currently trading at an all time high, in a bull market rally that recently-elected U.S. President Trump has frequently taken credit for. However, stock market gains--including Apple's--appear to be driven primarily by favorable earnings reports from the December quarter. The economic future of Apple -- and the U.S. overall -- is less certain, given risks related to infrastructure investment, taxes, currency valuations, immigration restrictions and travel bans under the new administration.

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Tim Cook talks Steve Jobs as inspiration, immigration executive order at University of Glasgow

02/08/2017, 03:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at his honorary degree ceremony at the University of Glasgow, discussing what motivations graduates should use for employment, President Trump's immigration executive order, and Steve Jobs as his main professional inspiration.

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Sharp said to take lead role in $7 billion US manufacturing plant construction

02/08/2017, 09:02 am

A long-discussed manufacturing plant, said to be built by Apple manufacturer Foxconn or its subsidiary Sharp, may break ground as soon as the summer of 2017 with Sharp at the helm, according to a new report

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Apple, Google, 95 other U.S. companies file in opposition to Trump's immigration ban

02/06/2017, 03:02 am

Apple, Google and Microsoft joined a list of nearly 100 technology companies in signing an amicus brief on Sunday opposing President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, saying the temporary ban "inflicts significant harm on American business."

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Apple weighing legal action against Trump immigration ban, to match employee donations to refugee relief funds

02/01/2017, 02:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is mulling legal options in light of President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration, while he personally puts pressure on "very, very senior people in the White House" to repeal the policy.

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Tim Cook: Repatriation of $231B in overseas cash would be 'very good for the country and good for Apple'

01/31/2017, 05:01 pm

With the newly anointed administration of U.S. President Donald Trump signaling a business-friendly environment, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said he's hopeful that his company will be able to finally bring some of its massive $231.3 billion cash hoard back home at a reasonable tax rate.

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Trump administration's work visa plans could shake up recruiting at Apple, other US tech firms

01/30/2017, 12:01 pm

The draft proposal of an executive order by U.S. President Donald Trump could drastically alter the hiring practices of tech companies like Apple, a report said on Monday.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook pledges support to employees affected by President Trump's immigration order

01/28/2017, 07:01 pm

In the wake of executive orders from U.S. President Donald Trump limiting immigration from a group of seven countries, Apple CEO Tim Cook has written to employees to reaffirm the company's pro-immigration stance, and advising affected staff will receive support from its human resources and legal teams.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Sen. Orrin Hatch, lunches with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner

01/27/2017, 09:01 pm

As President Donald Trump settles in at the White House, Apple chief Tim Cook this week visited Washington, D.C., to meet with Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch and take a dinner with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.

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Security concerns force President Trump to ditch Android phone

01/20/2017, 12:01 pm

Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly had to switch from his old Android phone to a new device, potentially a modified Apple iPhone.

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How to watch the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump live on your iPhone, iPad or Apple TV

01/20/2017, 10:01 am

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is due to be sworn into office later today, with opening remarks beginning at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time and the oath of office at noon. Here's how to watch it live on your iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV.

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President-elect Trump says Apple's Cook wants to 'do something major' to build iPhones in USA

01/18/2017, 10:01 am

Just a few days before he is set to be sworn into office, President-elect Donald Trump continues to believe that Apple will make an effort to move iPhone manufacturing to the U.S., saying CEO Tim Cook has his "eyes open to it."

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Apple partner Pegatron could boost US manufacturing capacity by 3-5x, if pressed

01/16/2017, 09:01 am

The chairman of Apple supplier Pegatron has revealed that his company could expand its operations in the U.S. by three to five times, should it be necessary -- but even that won't make much of a dent in Apple's iPhone and Mac production needs.

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Trump-proposed corporate tax reform predicted to have minor positive impact on Apple EPS

01/13/2017, 11:01 am

Given current speculation on tax reform in the U.S., analysts predict that with all other factors unchanged Apple will see a negative impact on its cash hoard because of a repatriation tax, and an increase on taxes paid to import manufactured goods from China, but an overall slight uptick on earnings per share as a result of all factors.

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Apple suppliers Foxconn, Sharp, TSMC all weigh building manufacturing plants in USA

01/13/2017, 08:01 am

Three of Apple's key suppliers -- Foxconn and its subsidiary Sharp, as well as chipmaker TSMC --have all expressed interest in taking advantage of business-friendly incentives proposed by incoming U.S. President Donald Trump, though no commitments have been made.

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