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Topic: Tim Cook

Tim Cook shows up at Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone launch

09/20/2013, 11:09 am

Apple customers waiting in line for the new iPhone at the company's Palo Alto retail location got a special treat on Friday: a visit from Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook on cheap smartphones: 'We're not in the junk business'

09/19/2013, 08:09 am

Facing criticism over higher-than-expected pricing of the new iPhone 5c, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has defended his company's strategy, saying there's plenty of room to grow — and retain its profits — in the high-end handset market.

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Apple SVP Eddy Cue sells off $12.4M of vested stock, CEO Cook withholds shares

08/27/2013, 07:08 pm

Filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday reveal Apple executives Tim Cook and Eddy Cue exercised stock options last week, though only Cue opted to sell a portion of his vested stock for a total of $12.4 million.

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Carl Icahn and Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss buyback proposal over dinner in Sept.

08/22/2013, 03:08 pm

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns a major stake in Apple, is planning to discuss expanding the company's share buyback program with Chief Executive Tim Cook next month.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook profiled as a 'methodical, no-nonsense' leader who isn't afraid to make tough decisions

08/22/2013, 09:08 am

Apple under Tim Cook has become a kinder, gentler company than it was during the regime of Steve Jobs, but the current chief executive still has the ability to strike fear into his subordinates, a new profile reveals.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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