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Topic: Tim Cook

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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].


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.


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.


Apple CEO Tim Cook allegedly defends new SVP of Retail amid criticisms

02/01/2012, 08:02 pm

As some pundits have questioned the wisdom in Apple's decision to bring an outsider in as its new Senior Vice President of Retail, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has reportedly defended the hiring in an email, noting that he talked to many people and Dixons CEO John Browett was "the best by far."


Tim Cook calls assault on Apple's ethics in China "patently false and offensive"

01/27/2012, 01:01 am

Responding to a report by the New York Times that castigated Apple over an alleged permissiveness and indifference for workers' conditions among the suppliers it contract with in China, its chief executive Tim Cook rebutted the accusations in an email expressing "any suggestion that we donít care is patently false and offensive to us."


Briefly: Verizon pulls away from AT&T, Apple philanthropy

01/26/2012, 05:01 pm

AT&T announced a significant quarterly loss as a result of a failed T-Mobile takeover and is now adding fewer new customers than rival Verizon Wireless, while Apple extends its charitable matching program to include part-time employees.


Apple to offer employees $500 off a new Mac, $250 off iPads - report [u]

01/26/2012, 12:01 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook reportedly informed employees this week that later this year they will be able to buy an iPad with a $250 discount, while Macs will be available for $500 off.


Apple's 44.7% gross margins are highest in at least 15 years

01/25/2012, 10:01 am

Apple's record setting quarter included another major achievement for the company with gross margins of 44.7 percent, a number that was its highest in at least 15 years, and maybe its highest ever.


iPhone vs. Android a tight race but iPad puts iOS 'way ahead' in mobile OS war

01/24/2012, 07:01 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook outlined his thoughts on the company's iOS device performance during Q1 2012 and sees iPhone sales momentum closing the gap with rival handsets running Google's Android platform, while iPad and iPod touch are in a league of their own.