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Topic: Tim Cook

Apple's Cook says Beats buy provides head start in subscription-based music streaming

05/28/2014, 06:05 pm

In an interview explaining Apple's purchase of Beats Electronics and Beats Music, CEO Tim Cook looks toward expanding the iTunes business model and building future products co-designed by the two companies.

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Charity auction for lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook sells for over $330K

05/13/2014, 03:05 pm

Bidding on a lunch with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook closed on Tuesday after the opportunity reached a price of more than $330,000, all of which will be donated to a good cause.

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Samsung reports second quarterly drop in profits, blames premium phone sales

04/28/2014, 11:04 pm

Samsung Electronics reported quarterly operating profits of 8.5 trillion South Korean won ($8.2 billion), a -3.3 percent change from the year ago quarter and its second quarterly drop in a row; the company blamed slowing high-end smartphone and flat screen sales.

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Tim Cook offering lunch date at Apple HQ for charity

04/24/2014, 01:04 pm

Apple fans, detractors, and investors alike now have a chance to sit down with CEO Tim Cook one-on-one, as the executive is auctioning off a lunch date at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., to benefit charity.

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iPad luring in new users: over 2/3 of Apple's iPad buyers were new to iPad

04/23/2014, 09:04 pm

Over two thirds of people registering an iPad in the last six months were new to iPad, while over half of those registering iPhone were new to iPhone, Tim Cook revealed, highlighting the attraction and loyalty effects Apple is observing in its products.

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Tim Cook: Angela Ahrendts to join Apple next week, thanks outgoing CFO Peter Oppenheimer

04/23/2014, 07:04 pm

During Apple's quarterly earnings conference call, chief executive Tim Cook said he looked forward to welcoming Angela Ahrendts as the company's new retail and online leader next week, while offering public thanks to outgoing chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer.

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Apple 'on the prowl' with 24 acquisitions in last year and a half

04/23/2014, 06:04 pm

Apple has bought two-dozen companies in the last 18 months, it was revealed on Wednesday, and more deals are likely on the way, with Tim Cook describing Apple as "on the prowl" for potential acquisitions that make sense.

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Apple announces 20M Apple TVs sold since debut

04/23/2014, 06:04 pm

As the tail end of Apple's quarterly conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook threw out a somewhat surprising statistic, saying the company has sold some 20 million Apple TV units since the unit launched in 2007.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2014 conference call

04/23/2014, 05:04 pm

Apple surprised the market on Wednesday by not only beating expectations for its second fiscal quarter of 2014, but also announcing a 7-for-1 stock split, increased share buybacks, and a a higher quarterly dividend. Following the announcements, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

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Auburn University posts tribute to Apple's Tim Cook following Lifetime Achievement Award

04/13/2014, 03:04 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook was profiled in a new video published by the Auburn University Alumni Association, which has recognized Cook in a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Apple's Tim Cook encourages US House to pass sexual orientation nondiscrimination act

04/11/2014, 01:04 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook took to Twitter on Friday to again express his support for the Employee Non-Discrimination Act, a proposed bill that would make it illegal for companies to discriminate in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation.

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Apple's Tim Cook banked $74M in 2013, topping all but one S&P 500 tech CEO

04/04/2014, 02:04 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook took home $4.3 million in salary and incentives in 2013 and added another $69.6 million in vested stock options, continuing his reign as one of the highest-paid executives in Silicon Valley.

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Inside the iPad rig Jimmy Fallon used to duet with Billy Joel on 'The Tonight Show'

03/21/2014, 01:03 pm

Apple's iPad was the centerpiece of a live performance this week featuring the legendary Billy Joel and "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon, and AppleInsider has learned exactly what hardware and software producers utilized to make the memorable duet happen.

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Apple's Tim Cook leads Silicon Valley delegation in new leadership rankings

03/20/2014, 02:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook checked in at number 33 on a new list of the world's 50 greatest leaders, one of only two Silicon Valley executives included in the rankings alongside luminaries like Pope Francis, Bill Clinton, and Derek Jeter.

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Tim Cook slams new anti-Apple book as 'nonsense' [update: author responds]

03/18/2014, 04:03 pm

A new book about Apple after Steve Jobs paints the company in a largely negative light, leading CEO Tim Cook to publicly take issue with the new title, saying it "fails to capture" the essence of the company.

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Apple's iPhone takes 80 percent of China's booming premium phone market

03/14/2014, 04:03 pm

Countering the idea that China's smartphone market is only interested in cheap phones, Umeng, the nation's largest analytics firm, has issued a report for 2013 outlining that 27 percent of China's smartphones cost over $500, and that 80 percent of those are iPhones.

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Apple's Tim Cook meets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu at Apple HQ

03/06/2014, 10:03 pm

A short video clip posted to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official YouTube page on Thursday shows the leader meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet Apple's Cook as part of Silicon Valley tour

03/05/2014, 06:03 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook and other top tech executives on a tour of Silicon Valley, which is part of a larger initiative to cultivate a partnership with California over economic and research development.

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Apple's voracious appetite for acquisitions outspent Google in 2013

03/03/2014, 08:03 am

Apple is quietly investing far more money to acquire talent, technology and production capacity than the market appears to realize, having liberally outspent even Google over the past year.

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Tim Cook described as a 'machine,' 'riveting' in upcoming book about Apple after Steve Jobs

02/28/2014, 11:02 pm

The Wall Street Journal on Friday published an excerpt from an upcoming book detailing Apple's corporate culture since the passing of cofounder Steve Jobs, with the snippet offering perspective on Tim Cook's ascension within the company.

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