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Antitrust Hearing Involving Apple Chief Tim Cook and Other Big Tech CEOs Moved to Wednesday

Monday July 27, 2020 2:42 am PDT by
Apple chief Tim Cook and other big tech CEOs will participate in a rescheduled antitrust hearing on Wednesday. The hearing to be held by the U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee was supposed to happen on Monday, but it was postponed to avoid a conflict with a memorial service for the late representative John Lewis. Cook is expected to join Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Alphabet/Google...
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Antitrust Hearing Involving Apple Chief Tim Cook and Other Big Tech CEOs Reportedly Postponed [Update: Delay Confirmed]

Friday July 24, 2020 2:52 am PDT by
An antitrust hearing held by the U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee where Apple chief Tim Cook was set to join other big tech CEOs is likely to be postponed, according to a report on Thursday. The hearing involving Cook, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Alphabet/Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was supposed to happen next Monday, but two sources told CNBC that it was ...
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Tim Cook's Appearance at Upcoming Antitrust Hearing Highlights Apple's Political Balancing Act

Thursday July 23, 2020 9:05 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to join Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Alphabet/Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an antitrust hearing held by the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee next Monday, but a new report by The Information takes a look at Cook's reluctance to participate in the hearing and how he and Apple have tried to navigate a polarized political environment....
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Apple and Tim Cook Commemorate Rep. John Lewis

Sunday July 19, 2020 7:57 pm PDT by
Apple this weekend has honored the life of late politician and civil rights leader John Lewis with a full-page tribute on its website. A photo of Lewis is accompanied by a quote of his: "Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble." Apple CEO Tim Cook yesterday commemorated Lewis in a follow-up tweet. We have lost an American hero. John Lewis guided ...
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White House, Apple, and Others Launch 'Find Something New' Website to Promote Wide Array of Career Paths

Tuesday July 14, 2020 8:59 am PDT by
The White House's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, the Ad Council, Apple, and others have partnered on a new "Find Something New" website that highlights the various paths towards a career beyond a four-year college degree, including apprenticeships, certification courses, online learning, an associate's degree, trades training, and more. "Now more than ever, we need to ensure that...

Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2019 Compensation Totaled Over $133 Million

Friday July 10, 2020 1:01 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook was the second highest paid CEO in the United States in 2019, according to Bloomberg's list of the highest paid CEOs and executives in 2019. Cook received compensation totaling $133,727,869 by Bloomberg's count. Almost all of Cook's compensation was provided in the form of stock awards and related performance bonuses. As reported by the SEC earlier this year, Cook received ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Testify in U.S. Antitrust Hearing on July 27

Monday July 6, 2020 6:34 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook will participate in an antitrust hearing held by the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on Monday, July 27 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the Judiciary Committee announced today. The hearing is part of an ongoing U.S. antitrust investigation that involves competition in digital markets. The hearing, labeled "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Testify in U.S. Tech Antitrust Probe in July

Wednesday July 1, 2020 3:43 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to testify in an upcoming antitrust hearing with the U.S. House judiciary antitrust subcommittee, chairman David Cicilline said today in an interview with Kara Swisher. According to Cicilline, Apple CEO ‌Tim Cook‌, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet (Google) CEO Sundar Pichai, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will all appear at the antitrust hearing set to take place in ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative Led by Lisa Jackson

Thursday June 11, 2020 10:36 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today took to Twitter to announce Apple's Racial Equity and Justice initiative, with a $100 million commitment. The effort will be led by Apple's vice president of environment, policy, and social initiatives, Lisa Jackson.Beginning in the United States and expanding globally over time, the initiative will challenge the systemic barriers to opportunity and dignity that...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook on George Floyd's Death: We Must Aim Far Higher Than a 'Normal' Future

Thursday June 4, 2020 5:54 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today shared an open letter addressing the death of George Floyd while in police custody last month, referring to the "senseless killing" as "shocking and tragic proof that we must aim far higher than a 'normal' future." The letter is similar to a memo that Cook shared with Apple employees last week, but it adds a few actions that Apple remains committed to, including...

Tim Cook Addresses George Floyd's Death and Ensuing Protests and Riots as Apple Temporarily Closes Some U.S. Stores

Sunday May 31, 2020 9:04 pm PDT by
Amid unrest in numerous U.S. cities following last week's killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, Apple CEO Tim Cook has shared an internal memo with employees (via Bloomberg) addressing the pain that many are feeling and urging others to commit "to creating a better, more just world for everyone." Cook also announced that Apple is making donations to several groups challenging...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook and Others to Share Commencement Speeches on Special Podcast for National Graduation Day

Monday May 11, 2020 8:53 am PDT by
iHeartMedia today announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be participating in its special podcast "Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020." With most college graduates unable to attend commencement this year, the podcast will help fill the void with a series of speeches from Cook and a long list of other notable figures, such as Bill and Melinda Gates, Becky G, Rita Wilson, Khalid, Mary ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Delivers Virtual Commencement Address to Ohio State University Graduates

Sunday May 3, 2020 1:08 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today delivered the virtual commencement address at The Ohio State University's virtual commencement event. ‌Tim Cook‌ to Ohio State University graduates: Graduates, I’m sorry that we’re not celebrating together today. Your class is a special one marked by history like few others in OSU’s 150 years. And while we aren’t shoulder to shoulder in the Horseshoe,...

Tim Cook Named to California's Economic Recovery Task Force

Friday April 17, 2020 1:52 pm PDT by
California Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled a new business recovery task force intended to guide the state as it gets its economy back up and running as coronavirus shutdowns begin to ease in the coming weeks and months, reports CNBC. The task force will be co-chaired by philanthropist Tom Steyer and Newsom's chief of staff Ann O'Leary, and it will be composed of more than 70 members...

Tim Cook Assures Employees Apple is Staying Focused on What It Does Best

Thursday April 16, 2020 2:57 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today addressed Apple employees at a virtual company-wide meeting held to address questions about work-from-home arrangements and when people can expect to return to their jobs in retail stores and corporate offices. Bloomberg shared details on the meeting, with ‌Tim Cook‌ calling the current health crisis an "uncertain and stressful moment" that Apple will recover from....

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver Virtual Commencement Address for Ohio State University Students

Friday April 3, 2020 5:15 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the commencement address at Ohio State University's virtual commencement event that's set to take place on May 3, Ohio State President Michael Drake announced today. The event, which will be live streamed, will kick off at noon local time, with 12,000 diplomas to be awarded virtually to students. The broadcast will include Cook's commencement speech, musical...

Apple's Pandemic Recovery Donation to China More Than Doubles to $7 Million

Wednesday April 1, 2020 10:53 am PDT by
Apple has more than doubled its donation to China's virus recovery efforts, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced on Chinese social networking site Weibo today (via Reuters). Apple has now donated more than 50 million yuan ($7 million) to the country, which will be used to support long-term public health recovery efforts.China has shown incredible spirit and resilience during the COVID-19 outbreak...

Apple Pledges Substantial Donation With Medical Supplies to Italy's First Responders and Medical Personnel

Thursday March 19, 2020 10:58 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced on Twitter that Apple is making a substantial donation that includes medical supplies to Protezione Civile in Italy, with the funds set to help first responders, medical personnel, and volunteers working to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the country. Apple last week said that it has made multiple donations to the global COVID-19 response to help...
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Apple on COVID-19 Coronavirus: Donations, Store Closings, WWDC and More

Saturday March 14, 2020 12:46 am PDT by
Apple has released a statement addressing their response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that has been affecting the entire world. The statement details many of the steps Apple has taken in response. Apple has committed $15 million in donations to the global response Apple is matching employee donations two-to-one to support COVID-19 response efforts All Apple retail stores outside...
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Tim Cook Offers Work From Home to Most Apple Staff Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Sunday March 8, 2020 3:03 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook has today offered employees at most of its global offices the ability to work from home, and announced new policies in light of the coronavirus outbreak. Image via David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Employees at several global offices have been told to "feel free to work remotely if your job allows,” for the week of March 9 to 13, according to an internal memo that was obtained by Bl...