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Tim Cook to Receive Award From Irish Prime Minister Celebrating 40 Years of Apple Investment

Thursday January 9, 2020 3:55 am PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to receive an award from the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar this month, reports Bloomberg. Cook is scheduled to meet with the Irish Taoiseach in Dublin on January 20 to receive the award, "in recognition of the iPhone maker’s 40 years of investment in Ireland," according to IDA Ireland, the country's investment agency. Apple's business relationship with...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Earned Over $11 Million in 2019, Not Counting Stock Awards

Friday January 3, 2020 3:17 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook earned over $11 million in salary in 2019 according to the 2019 proxy statement Apple filed with the SEC today. Cook earned a base salary of $3,000,000 in addition to $7.7 million in incentives awarded for performance. Cook also received another $884k in "other compensation" for a total of $11,555,466. Other compensation includes life term insurance premiums,...

Tim Cook: Japanese Supplier Seiko Advance is the Reason Why iPhone 11 Pro is Available in Midnight Green

Monday December 30, 2019 10:05 am PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook in a December trip to Japan visited Seiko Advance, one of Apple's suppliers in the country, and in an interview with Nikkei that was published today, he explained that Seiko Advance is the reason why the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max are available in Midnight Green. Seiko Advance is a company that creates ink for devices like the iPhone. Cook was shown a vat of the Midnight...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Joins Malala Yousafzai to Discuss Education at SJSU

Monday December 16, 2019 5:39 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today visited San Jose State University near the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California where he sat down with Malala Yousafzai and SJSU president Mary Papazian to discuss education and the empowerment of women at the university. Apple in January 2018 announced a partnership with the Malala Fund to support the Malala Fund's work championing a quality education for girls...

Tim Cook Visits Bangkok, Thailand to Meet With Photographers, Students and WWDC Scholarship Winners

Friday December 13, 2019 4:12 am PST by
Tim Cook continued his tour of Asia this week with a trip to Bangkok, Thailand. The Apple CEO has been documenting the journey on his Twitter account. Cook kicked things off with a visit to the Wat Arun Buddhist temple on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River. สวัสดี Thailand! My journey this morning along the Chao Phraya River culminated in a visit to the peaceful ...

Tim Cook: The Ethos and DNA of Apple 'Have Never Been Stronger on the Innovation Front'

Tuesday December 10, 2019 2:14 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook this week spent time in Japan, and during his trip, he sat down with Japanese news site Nikkei to cover familiar topics like privacy, manufacturing, and health. Cook visited Apple supplier Seiko Advance in Tokyo, met with developers in the area, visited a primary school, and stopped by several local Apple Stores. Cook said that Apple does manufacturing by looking at...

Tim Cook Visits Japan and Singapore to Meet With Developers and Employees [Updated]

Monday December 9, 2019 4:57 am PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been touring Tokyo, Japan over the last few days, meeting with local employees, developers, healthcare experts, and others. Cook has been documenting the trip on his Twitter account. Cook has traveled to several countries for meets and greets during his eight-year tenure as Apple CEO, including France and Germany in September. He has also visited Canada, China,...

Tim Cook and Other CEOs Urge U.S. Government to Stay in Paris Agreement to Fight Climate Change

Monday December 2, 2019 8:02 am PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook and a group of other CEOs, including Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella, have jointly signed a letter urging the Trump administration to keep the United States a member of the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement aims to combat climate change by keeping the global temperature rise this century well below 2ºC above pre-industrial levels. The United States ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I Will Fight Until My Toes Point Up' for DACA

Friday November 22, 2019 12:37 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this week sat down for an interview with ABC News after his visit to Texas with President Donald Trump, and today, ABC News has shared additional details from that interview. Cook said that his focus is on policy over politics, and that he's focused on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which both Cook and Apple have been advocating for. "No...

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Proud' to Build New Mac Pro in Texas

Wednesday November 20, 2019 4:45 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook and President Donald Trump this afternoon visited the Texas facility where Apple plans to manufacture some new Mac Pro models, and during the visit, Cook spoke with ABC News about the factory and Apple's new campus opening up in Austin, Texas. Cook said he's "proud" to build the new ‌Mac Pro‌ in the United States. Apple plans to assemble the new ‌Mac Pro‌ at its Austin...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Think Different' Still Embedded at Apple 'Very Deeply'

Tuesday November 19, 2019 2:20 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook this afternoon attended the Salesforce Dreamforce 2019 event, where he sat down with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff to discuss how Apple and Salesforce "ignite productivity" on mobile devices. During the talk, Cook did share some of the ways that Apple and Salesforce work together, but he also covered many of his favorite talking points on Apple's values, environmental efforts, ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to Speak at Salesforce Conference Tomorrow

Monday November 18, 2019 6:04 am PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook will join Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff for a fireside chat at the Dreamforce 2019 conference on Tuesday at approximately 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time at the Yerba Buena Theater. A live stream will be available. Apple and Salesforce formed a strategic partnership in 2018. Salesforce has since redesigned its customer relationship management app with support for the latest...

Apple CEO Tim Cook and U.S. President Donald Trump to Tour Apple Operations in Texas

Tuesday November 12, 2019 2:17 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook and United States President Donald Trump will soon tour facilities in Texas where Apple products are made, reports Reuters. The goal of the trip is to showcase companies that "keep jobs in America." Both Apple and the White House declined to comment on the upcoming tour. The planned journey comes as Apple is seeking tariff waivers on imports from China that include iPhon...

Apple Honors Veterans Day With Website Banner, Activity Challenge on Apple Watch, and More

Monday November 11, 2019 6:49 am PST by
Today is Veterans Day in the United States and, as usual, Apple CEO Tim Cook has thanked veterans around the world for their service. "Never was so much owed by so many to so few." — Winston Churchill. To the Veterans in my family, at Apple, and all around the world — we appreciate your service and sacrifice. 🇺🇸 #VeteransDay— ‌Tim Cook‌ (@tim_cook) November 11, 2019 Apple is also showing its ...

Tim Cook Says One-Third or More of Apple Store Visitors Now Using Trade-In Program

Friday October 25, 2019 9:29 am PDT by
Prior to delivering the keynote address at the Ceres sustainability gala in New York City this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke briefly with GQ about the company's environmental efforts, iPhone trade-ins, and more. Apple has heavily promoted its iPhone trade-in program at its retail stores and on its website over the last year, and Cook said the increased emphasis has been effective, noting...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Diversity and Coming Out in New People Interview

Thursday October 24, 2019 5:26 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook recently sat down for an interview with People en Español where he talked about diversity at Apple, his personal life and his decision to publicly announce his sexual orientation. Back in 2014, Cook wrote a letter for Bloomberg Businessweek where he came out as gay in an effort to bring comfort to anyone who feels alone" and "inspire people to insist on their equality." ...

Tim Cook Promotes Sustainability at Ceres Gala in New York City

Tuesday October 22, 2019 4:44 am PDT by
Tim Cook gave the keynote speech at the Ceres 30th Anniversary Gala in New York City on Monday night. Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization, and Cook was invited to share Apple's outlook on the future of sustainable energy. ‌Tim Cook‌ at Ceres (Photo credit: @JamesGould21) To that end, the Apple CEO used his time at the podium to engage issues of sustainability and renewable...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Named Board Chairman of Tsinghua University's School of Economics and Management

Monday October 21, 2019 12:33 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook is now the chairman of the advisory board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (SEM) in Beijing, and he recently hosted the 20th annual meeting of the committee. The news of his appointment was shared in a recap of the 2019 meeting of the board, which is the 20th annual meeting since the committee was established. Cook has been a member of the...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges U.S. Senate to Pass the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

Friday October 18, 2019 7:21 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook this week tweeted in support of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, urging the U.S. Senate to move quickly to pass the bipartisan bill, which would eliminate per-country limits on employment-based green cards and increase per-country limits for family-sponsored green cards. "Immigrants make this country stronger and our economy more dynamic," said Cook. "As a...

Tim Cook Remembers Steve Jobs on 8th Anniversary of His Death

Saturday October 5, 2019 5:56 am PDT by
Eight years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away from pancreatic cancer at the age of 56, one day after somewhat subdued Apple executives introduced the iPhone 4s at a media event on the company's Infinite Loop headquarters campus. As he traditionally does, Apple CEO Tim Cook today marked the anniversary of Jobs' death with a tweet, sharing a Jobs quote and a photo of him at the iconic cube at...