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Topic: Tim Cook

Apple CEO spotted in Beijing amid rumors of further investments in China [u]

03/26/2012, 05:03 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, in his first trip to China since taking the reins from late company co-founder Steve Jobs, met with Chinese government officials on Monday to discuss plans to further expand operations in the country.

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Quarterly dividend expected to expand Apple's shareholder base

03/19/2012, 11:03 am

With a higher-than-expected 1.8 percent yield, Apple's new $2.65 quarterly dividend is expected to expand its shareholder base to investors who previously passed on the stock because it did not pay out a dividend.

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Apple 'thrilled' with record launch of new iPad

03/19/2012, 09:03 am

The new iPad got off to a record start on its launch weekend, with sales over the first three days that have "thrilled" Apple executives.

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Notes of interest from Apple's dividend & stock buyback conference call

03/19/2012, 09:03 am

Following Apple's announcement on Monday that it will pay a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share as well as initiate a $10 billion share buyback program, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and investors.

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Apple to spend $45B over 3 years on dividend & share repurchase program

03/19/2012, 08:03 am

Later this year, Apple will initiate a dividend and share repurchase program, spending $45 billion over the next three years, the company announced on Monday.

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Apple's cash options include ongoing or special dividends, share buyback

03/19/2012, 07:03 am

Apple's most likely use for its $100 billion cash balance is seen as an ongoing dividend, though other options include a special dividend or share buyback.

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Apple to host conference call Monday to discuss its $100B cash balance

03/18/2012, 06:03 pm

Apple will host a conference call on Monday at 9 a.m. Eastern, 6 a.m. Pacific to discuss what it plans to do with its $100 billion cash balance.

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Tim Cook reportedly 'grilled' Path co-founder over privacy issue

03/16/2012, 12:03 am

A new report claims Apple CEO Tim Cook harangued Dave Morin, co-founder of the company that developed the "Path" app, when he learned that the software was uploading users' address books to its servers without their permission.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook nets $11.1M from vested second half of 2010 bonus

03/13/2012, 03:03 am

Apple chief Tim Cook made $11.1 million after taxes by selling 37,500 restricted stock units that were awarded to him two years ago for his performance as interim CEO while late co-founder Steve Jobs was on medical leave.

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Apple teases there is 'a lot to look forward to' in 2012

03/07/2012, 09:03 pm

During Wednesday's keynote, Apple CEO Tim Cook teased that the company is "just getting started" in 2012, noting that customers have "a lot to look forward to" this year.

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Apple unveils new Apple TV with 1080p video output, simpler interface

03/07/2012, 01:03 pm

The new Apple TV set-top box supports 1080p high-definition output and a simplified user interface, all available for the same $99 price when it goes on sale next week.

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Briefly: Apple most admired; Tim Cook spotted in Paris; Motorola workaround

03/01/2012, 09:03 pm

Apple has been named the "Most Admired" company for the fifth year in a row. Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook was reportedly spotted in Paris on business earlier this week. Finally, Motorola Mobility has responded to a recent injunction by a German court against it by noting that it has already implemented a workaround.

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Special Report: Tim Cook fields questions on Apple dividends, a stock split, iTunes content deals

02/23/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook addressed two stock related issues that have been topics of interest to company investors: the payment of dividends and a possible stock split, while speaking to shareholders this morning.

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Special Report: Tim Cook addresses Apple shareholders with wit, passion and analytical focus

02/23/2012, 02:02 pm

Tim Cook met with shareholders for the first time following the passing of Apple's cofounder and former chief executive Steve Jobs, revealing his own very distinct personality but also strong commonality with Jobs' wit, passion and analytical focus.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says Facebook is a 'friend,' won't commit to dividend

02/23/2012, 02:02 pm

Investors at Thursday's Apple shareholder meeting had the opportunity to ask the company's executives about a range of topics, including the prospect of an Apple television set, a stock dividend, and its relationship with Facebook.

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Tim Cook admits Apple may further converge iOS & OS X, Macs could run on ARM CPUs

02/16/2012, 01:02 pm

While he didn't hint at any definitive future plans, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook did admit that all options are on the table for the future of the Mac operating system, including further converging iOS and OS X, as well as potentially running Macs on ARM processors like are found in the iPhone and iPad, or switching iOS to Intel.

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Apple streaming Tim Cook's speech at Goldman Sachs Conference

02/14/2012, 04:02 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook is speaking at Goldman Sachs' Technology Conference today. The presentation is being broadcast via QuickTime on Apple's Investor website.

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British network allegedly warns Apple again not to use 'iTV' name [u]

02/13/2012, 10:02 am

As rumors of an Apple television set continue to swirl, Britain's ITV network has reportedly warned Apple that its name is off-limits [updated].

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Fair Labor Association begins inspections of Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn

02/13/2012, 08:02 am

Apple announced on Monday that the Fair Labor Association will conduct special voluntary audits of Foxconn's Chinese assembly factories at Apple's request.

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Apple CEO hints at no ARM-based MacBook Air as iPad to "soon satisfy" that niche

02/03/2012, 06:02 pm

After meeting with Apple chief executive Tim Cook and chief financial officer Peter Openheimer, Citi analysts noted a strong iPad outlook leaving little likelihood of an ARM-based MacBook Air, vast growth potential in China, an indistinct future role for Apple TV, and the strength and importance of iCloud.

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