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Apple, Inc. to distribute another $2.77 billion in dividends to shareholders Thursday

08/14/2013, 10:08 pm

Apple is paying its shareholders another quarterly dividend on Thursday, but spending about $110 million less because it has bought back and retired 36 million shares over the June quarter.


Investor Carl Icahn reveals 'large position' in Apple, advises Tim Cook to buy back more stock [u]

08/13/2013, 02:08 pm

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn spoke with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook on Tuesday about potentially increasing the company's share buyback program, while also revealing his holding company currently has a "large position" in the iPhone maker.


President Obama reportedly talks government surveillance with Apple's Cook, tech leaders

08/09/2013, 01:08 am

According to a report from Politico, President Barack Obama met with a host of technology executives, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, and civil rights leaders on Thursday to discuss government surveillance activities, a hot button issue as of late.


Apple's Cook being pushed to innovate by board of directors, FOX report says

08/08/2013, 06:08 pm

The Apple Board of Directors has concerns about the company's recent lack of innovation, says FOX Business Network, and is reportedly leaning on chief executive Tim Cook to rectify the situation.


Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly visited China to meet with China Telecom

07/30/2013, 04:07 am

A report early Tuesday claims Apple chief Tim Cook was recently in China to meet with partner carrier China Telecom, possibly to discuss the upcoming debut of a rumored low-cost iPhone and declining sales growth in the region.


80% of reduced iPad shipments attributable to channel inventory decline

07/23/2013, 05:07 pm

Apple drew down its iPad channel inventory by 1.9 million units during the June quarter, accounting for the lion's share of the year-over-year decrease the company saw in iPad shipments.


Notes of interest from Apple's Q3 2013 conference call

07/23/2013, 05:07 pm

With continued iPhone growth and a particularly strong performance from its iTunes and services businesses, Apple posted a slight increase in revenues in the June quarter, though lower margins led to a 20 percent slide in profit. Following the company's earnings release, Apple executives took part in a conference call to discuss the quarter, and notes of interest follow.


Selling 50% of iPhones through Apple's retail stores viewed as an unrealistic, lofty goal

07/17/2013, 09:07 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook apparently hopes to sell as many as half of all new iPhones in the U.S. through his company's own retail stores, but a new analysis suggests that target may be unattainable.


Tim Cook expected to attend Sun Valley conference this week

07/08/2013, 06:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is one of the guests expected to attend the annual Sun Valley conference in Idaho, a gathering known for giving media and technology moguls an opportunity to discuss high profile deals in a closed, private setting.


Apple hires Paul Deneve of French fashion house YSL [u]

07/02/2013, 06:07 pm

French luxury label Saint Laurent has named a new chief executive to replace Paul Deneve, who is leaving for a new career at Apple, where he will be involved in an unknown role.


Cook incentivizes his 1M restricted stock unit payout as top brass net $86.5M in share selloff

06/21/2013, 06:06 pm

A number of top Apple executives, including CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer, on Friday sold off recently vested restricted stock units worth a total of nearly $86.5 million, while Cook asked the board to incentivize his award.


Once scorned in China, Apple now praised for environmental policies

06/07/2013, 08:06 am

Apple's aggressive enforcement of environmental policies in China has turned activists who were once some of its harshest critics into ardent defenders.


Duke's Fuqua posts video of Tim Cook speaking at class reunion

06/03/2013, 02:06 pm

In April, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed leadership while at his class reunion at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and Fuqua has now posted snippets of Cook's remarks, giving an insight into the style of the man who took over Apple in Steve Jobs' wake.


Full D11 interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook now available

05/29/2013, 08:05 am

The full discussion with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the D11 conference is now available for all to stream online in its entirety.


Apple's Cook explains 'one-a-year' iPhone strategy, hints at future models at variable price points

05/29/2013, 12:05 am

At the D11 conference on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained why Apple doesn't release a host of iPhones with varying features like other major handset makers, saying that the tradeoffs in making multiple devices would outweigh the positives of making one solid device.


Cook: Apple may open select iOS APIs to third-party developers

05/28/2013, 11:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that third-party developers would slowly gain access to iOS application programming interfaces (APIs) in the future, allowing for apps to integrate with higher functions of the iPhone and iPad.


Apple purchased 9 companies since October, intends to pick up pace in 2013

05/28/2013, 10:05 pm

It was revealed on Tuesday that Apple has quietly made nine acquisitions since the start of the year, a rate outstripping 2012's pace of one company every 70 days.


Apple's Ive played 'key' role in developing upcoming iOS 7

05/28/2013, 10:05 pm

During his interview at the D11 conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook noted that the company's Senior Vice President of Industrial Design Jonathan Ive was key in creating the next generation operating system set to be unveiled at WWDC in June.


Apple CEO mum on 'iWatch,' but praises Nike FuelBand & pans Google Glass

05/28/2013, 09:05 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook unsurprisingly declined to reveal any details about his company's future products at D11 on Tuesday, but he did offer some general comments on the emerging wearable device market.


Cook: Apple sold over 6M Apple TVs in 2012, 13M since launch

05/28/2013, 09:05 pm

In an interview at the D11 conference on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that the company has sold over 13 million Apple TVs to date, nearly half of which were sold last year alone.