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Topic: Tim Cook

Apple names Jeff Williams new chief operating officer, places Phil Schiller in charge of App Store

12/17/2015, 10:12 am

Apple announced an executive shakeup on Thursday, promoting Jeff Williams to the position of chief operating officer, and placing marketing chief Phil Schiller in charge of the App Store on all platforms.


Channel-check analysts warning of Peak iPhone are priming Apple shares for monster buybacks

12/15/2015, 05:12 am

On Monday, Katy Huberty of Morgan Stanley cited channel checks and a customer intent survey as the basis for predicting the potential for iPhone sales to fall by as much as 2.9 percent over the next year, reaching a total for 2016 as low as 224 million in a "worst case scenario." The idea of "Peak iPhone" generated clickbait headlines, but the real story is that channel checks have historically been extremely worthless at predicting Apple's actual performance.


Apple's Tim Cook talks LGBT rights, Syrian refugees in accepting 'Ripple of Hope' award

12/09/2015, 03:12 pm

On Tuesday night, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook formally accepted his "Ripple of Hope" award from the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, speaking for almost 12 minutes on a variety of hot-button issues.


Tim Cook recruits Siri for advice in Cerebral Palsy Foundation "Just Say Hi" campaign

12/08/2015, 05:12 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has joined a series of celebrities adding their voice to a new Cerebral Palsy Foundation campaign designed to spark conversations with people with disabilities--in a spot that seeks advice from Siri.


Apple's Tim Cook to receive Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 'Ripple of Hope' award

11/30/2015, 04:11 pm

It was announced on Monday that Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization's 2015 "Ripple of Hope" award at a New York ceremony on Dec. 8.


Apple now inhaling 94 percent of global smartphone profits, selling just 14.5 percent of total volumes

11/16/2015, 04:11 pm

Apple's share of total smartphone industry profits grew to 94 percent during the September quarter, up from 85 percent one year ago.


Apple will not 'converge' iPad and MacBook lines, says Tim Cook

11/16/2015, 12:11 am

It has long been speculated that Apple's iPad and MacBook would one day come together in a hybrid device, but Apple CEO Tim Cook put those rumors to bed on Sunday, saying converged machines come with inherent compromises.


Apple will add 1,000 positions for manufacturing, customer service in Ireland

11/11/2015, 07:11 am

In a visit to Dublin on Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed that his company will hire 1,000 new employees at its international operations in Cork, Ireland, bringing the total number of workers there to 6,000, some of which are locally assembling Apple hardware.


Tim Cook says businesses should tackle climate change & equal rights proactively, not wait for governments

11/10/2015, 12:11 pm

Large corporations should actively wield their power and influence for the good of the planet and its people, rather than sitting back and waiting for governments to take the lead, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a speech at Italy's top business school on Tuesday.


Tim Cook slams UK spy bill that could require breakable encryption

11/10/2015, 09:11 am

Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Monday voiced staunch opposition to the UK's proposed Investigatory Powers Bill, a measure that would force companies to retain customer data and may require them to install backdoors in any encrypted systems.


Tim Cook hints at new health product, touts iPad Pro as PC replacement in interview

11/09/2015, 05:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his press tour in support of the upcoming iPad Pro on Monday, touting the tablet's workstation and media consumption capabilities in an interview, but also dropped a hint about potential work on a health product unrelated to Apple Watch.


Apple CEO Tim Cook says he travels with just an iPad Pro and iPhone

11/09/2015, 02:11 pm

On a tour to promote this week's launch of the iPad Pro, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said the new 12.9-inch tablet, as well as the iPhone, paired with an Apple Watch, are the only products he is traveling with.


Alleged hiring freeze at Pegatron prompts more doom-and-gloom speculation about Apple

11/03/2015, 08:11 am

Despite commentary from Apple itself indicating that the company is on track for a record setting holiday quarter, a hiring freeze at supplier Pegatron has fueled more speculation that interest in the company's products could be softening.


iPhone Upgrade Program could eventually open up beyond Apple Stores, Tim Cook says

10/28/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple would eventually like to expand its new iPhone Upgrade Program so that shoppers can sign up for it without having to come into an Apple Store, Chief Executive Tim Cook said this week.


Tim Cook highlights iPad's key role in Apple ecosystem as investors shrug

10/28/2015, 09:10 am

In response to sliding iPad sales, investors on Wall Street have shown little interest in the market leading tablet. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook took offense to that this week.


Apple, Inc snatches up $14 billion of its own shares in massive Q4 buyback surge

10/27/2015, 06:10 pm

Apple reported a spike in its capital return program, spending $17 billion in Q4, including $14 billion in open market stock buybacks in addition to $3 billion in dividend payments to shareholders.


IBM saving $270 per Mac in support costs, says Apple's Tim Cook

10/27/2015, 06:10 pm

IBM is benefiting hugely from its internal Mac adoption program, saving about $270 per Mac versus Windows PCs, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Tuesday fiscal results call.


Tim Cook 'positive' on China as local revenues surge 99% to $12.5B

10/27/2015, 05:10 pm

Apple's Chinese revenues soared 99 percent year-over-year in its fiscal fourth quarter, growing from just under $6.3 billion to about $12.5 billion, as CEO Tim Cook sounded optimistic tones about the company's plans for the region.


Video clip of WSJD Live's Tim Cook interview posted with transcript

10/26/2015, 11:10 pm

A week after Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at this year's WSJD Live event to discuss car rumors, Apple Music and more in a closely followed interview, the Wall Street Journal on Monday posted a snippet covering Apple Watch to its website.


New Apple TV sales start on Oct. 26, ships next week, Cook says

10/19/2015, 11:10 pm

During an interview at this year's WSJD Live conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced Apple TV will be available for purchase next Monday and should start shipping out to buyers at the end of the week.