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Apple, Whatsapp pegged as potential source for encrypted communication app download information in Russia collusion probe

03/17/2018, 01:03 pm

A leaked memo claims that should the Democrats claim the House in November, they will use subpoena power to compel Apple, Google, Amazon and others to divulge what apps that investigated individuals downloaded, and will pursue the app developers themselves for contents of messages.


President Trump mentions Apple's pending US investment in State of the Union address

01/30/2018, 10:01 pm

President Donald Trump gave a tip of the cap to Apple during the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, pointing to the California tech giant's plans to infuse some $350 billion into the U.S. economy over the next five years.


Trump talks up Apple's $350B US investment, says thanked Tim Cook by phone

01/18/2018, 10:01 pm

Apple is apparently back in Donald Trump's good graces following the company's announcement of a $350 billion U.S. investment, with chief executive Tim Cook said to be on the receiving end of an adulatory phone call.


Apple joins other tech companies in urging protection of US work permits for highly-skilled immigrants' spouses

01/18/2018, 09:01 am

Apple and a number of other large technology companies are continuing to resist President Donald Trump's efforts to change U.S. immigration policy, urging the Trump administration to keep a program that allows the spouses of highly-skilled immigrants to work in the country.


Apple's Angela Ahrendts calls rumors of being Cook's successor 'fake news'

10/24/2017, 09:10 am

In denying rumors that she's lined up to replace Tim Cook whenever he exits as CEO, Apple's senior VP of retail -- Angela Ahrendts -- borrowed a phrase from U.S. President Donald Trump.


US tax reform, if it passes, predicted to drive Apple toward $1 trillion market cap

10/10/2017, 10:10 am

While details on President Trump's proposed tax reform plan remain light, investors are hoping changes could allow Apple to bring some of its overseas cash back to U.S. shores, helping to push the company's stock price to new heights.


Tim Cook issues strongest language yet regarding DACA, supporting DREAMers

09/20/2017, 12:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reiterated his stance against DACA's elimination in what is possibly his most candid and firmest statement on the matter since he first spoke on the matter.


Tim Cook says Apple will continue to push for 'Dreamers' despite Trump plans

09/05/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly issued a company-wide email on Tuesday morning, promising to support "Dreamer" immigrants despite new plans by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months, at least without a replacement by Congress.


Tim Cook tweets support for Apple's 250 'Dreamers'

09/03/2017, 04:09 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken to Twitter to continue spreading his message of support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, posting that he stands with the 250 "Dreamers" employed by the company who are able to work for Apple via the immigration initiative.


Tim Cook hints Apple will have 'Made in America' manufacturing fund news later this year

08/01/2017, 06:08 pm

While Apple CEO Tim Cook didn't explicitly answer a question asking about three Apple plants in the U.S., he did note that there would be more announced "later in the year" about employment opportunities generated by Apple.


Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump's ban on transgender soldiers

07/26/2017, 04:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on transgender soldiers, joining other tech executives like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai and Twitter's own Jack Dorsey.


Foxconn manufacturing plant in Wisconsin expected to be announced tonight, Apple connection still unknown [u]

07/26/2017, 10:07 am

Whether or not Apple products will actually be built there, a new facility from the company's key manufacturing partner, Foxconn, is reportedly in the works for the state of Wisconsin, and set to be announced later this evening.


Foxconn not ready to talk about location, jobs spawned from US investment

07/26/2017, 08:07 am

Following a the presidential decree that Apple stands poised to open a trio of factories in the U.S. very soon, Foxconn has declared that it is not ready to announce any plans at this time until deals are finalized.


Apple will bring 3 manufacturing plants to US, President Trump reveals

07/25/2017, 04:07 pm

Apple is apparently planning to build three manufacturing facilities in the U.S., President Donald Trump has announced, though such facilities are most likely to be through a partnership with Foxconn or some other assembly company.


Apple partner Foxconn may announce 'Made in America' plans this week

07/24/2017, 10:07 am

Foxconn may announce as soon as this week in Washington D.C. its plans for producing electronics in the U.S. -- specifically in Detroit and Wisconsin -- though it is unknown whether Apple will play a part.


Apple lobbyist budget hits $2.2 million, beats record for second quarter in a row

07/21/2017, 12:07 pm

Apple's lobbyist budget in Washington D.C. has exploded during the Trump admininstration, with the company paying a record $2.2 million in the last quarter.


Feds said to have filed appeal opposing Apple's retroactive $14.8 billion Irish tax bill

07/04/2017, 01:07 pm

In a first formal step opposing the blockbuster tax ruling by the European Union, the U.S. government has reportedly filed with the European Union General Court to opposition the $14.8 billion mandate by the European Commission.


Apple's Tim Cook, other CEOs meet with India's Prime Minister in Washington

06/25/2017, 06:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was reportedly one of 21 U.S. corporate leaders who attended a roundtable with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington, D.C. on Sunday.


Apple's Tim Cook asked President Trump for coding requirement at US schools - report

06/19/2017, 09:06 pm

At a Monday technology summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly suggested making programming a mandatory subject in the country's schools.


Apple CEO Tim Cook meeting with President Trump to talk trimming government waste

06/19/2017, 09:06 am

More than a dozen tech CEOs, including Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and his staff on Monday, discussing ways that the government can trim costs and improve security with the help of American corporations.