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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." ...
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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...
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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...

Tim Cook Talks Cryptocurrency, Quality Journalism, Privacy and More on European Tour

Thursday October 3, 2019 6:01 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently in Europe, and over the course of the last few days, he's visited Germany, France, and Italy. Earlier this week we shared an interview he did with a German news site, and today he spoke with a French newspaper and students in Italy as part of an appearance at the Osservatorio Permanente. Cook commented on topics like journalism, privacy, and immigration, with...
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Apple's Tim Cook and Deirdre O'Brien Urge Supreme Court to Protect Dreamers by Upholding DACA

Wednesday October 2, 2019 2:00 pm PDT by
Apple today filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals immigration policy. Apple has filed many briefs before the Court, but this is the first time that Apple's CEO Tim Cook and Vice President of Retail and People Deirdre O'Brien are named too. DACA provides around 800,000 individuals who entered the U.S. at age 16 or...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Continues European Tour, Talks iPhone Pricing, App Store, Apple TV+ and More in Interview

Tuesday October 1, 2019 2:41 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Europe this week, visiting local Apple employees and App Store developers and even attending an Oktoberfest celebration. Cook was in Munich on Sunday before traveling to Berlin, where he visited the offices of Blinkist, an app that distills non-fiction books into bitesize text and audio snippets, similar to CliffsNotes. Cook also sat down for an interview with...
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Tim Cook Visits Germany and France, Confirms Interest in Rolling Out Apple Card Internationally

Monday September 30, 2019 6:38 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook has traveled to Germany this week to visit local Apple employees and App Store developers, and he even took a moment to celebrate the annual Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich. Cook has so far met with Algoriddim, makers of the popular DJ and mixing app djay, as well as one of Apple's design teams. Continuing his tour, he later met with developers of the Blinkist reading...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits Fifth Avenue Store as iPhone 11 Launch Day Continues Around the World

Friday September 20, 2019 7:23 am PDT by
iPhone 11 and Apple Watch Series 5 launch day is now underway in the United States and Canada, with deliveries beginning to arrive to customers. Apple Stores are also opening early at 8 a.m. local time in each country to accommodate in-store pickups and walk-in purchases on a first-come, first-served basis. Apple's CEO Tim Cook and retail chief Deirdre O'Brien attended the grand reopening of...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Donates Nearly $5 Million in Stock to Charity

Monday August 26, 2019 2:51 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook last week donated close to $5 million in Apple stock to an unnamed charity, according to an SEC filing shared today. Cook donated a total of 23,700 shares worth over $4.89 million at Apple's current closing price of $206.49. There's no word on which charity Cook donated to, as the SEC does not disclose that information. In the past, Cook has said that he plans to give...
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Bloomberg: Jeff Williams is Second-Most Important Person at Apple, Operates Similar to Tim Cook

Monday July 22, 2019 6:41 am PDT by
Last month, Apple announced that Jony Ive will be leaving Apple later this year to form an independent design company, with Apple among its primary clients. In turn, Apple indicated that its operations chief Jeff Williams will spend more of his time working with its design team in their studio. Williams has long been considered a frontrunner to succeed Tim Cook as CEO of Apple, and with his...
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Steve Jobs Criticized Tim Cook as 'Not a Product Person,' Says Biographer Walter Isaacson

Monday July 8, 2019 8:14 am PDT by
"Steve Jobs" biographer Walter Isaacson was on Squawk Box this week, and in an interview he mentioned that he "softened" parts of the book when it came to certain Jobs quotes (via CNBC). Particularly, Jobs was said to have criticized current Apple CEO Tim Cook for not being a "product person." According to Isaacson, "Steve says how ‌Tim Cook‌ can do everything, and then he looked at me and...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook to Receive 'Champion Award' for His Ongoing Commitment to LGBTQ Rights

Thursday June 20, 2019 9:55 am PDT by
GLSEN, an organization dedicated to creating safe and inclusive K-12 schools for LGBTQ youth, has announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive its "Champion Award" for his ongoing commitment to fighting for LGBTQ rights. The awards ceremony will take place on October 25 at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Los Angeles. Cook provided the following statement:I am grateful to GLSEN for this honor ...
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Tim Cook Talks Privacy, Steve Jobs, and the 'Difference Between Preparation and Readiness' in Stanford Commencement Address

Sunday June 16, 2019 8:49 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the commencement address at Stanford University today, sharing his thoughts on privacy, the need to always "be a builder," and how the loss of Steve Jobs made him learn the "real, visceral difference between preparation and readiness." On the subject of privacy, Cook acknowledged that so many of our modern technological inventions have come out of Silicon Valley, ...

Tim Cook Says Apple 'Should be Scrutinized' But Disputes Claims Company is a Monopoly

Tuesday June 4, 2019 6:51 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that when it comes to big business, scrutiny is a good thing, but he has denied claims that Apple is a monopoly. In an extended interview with CBS News, Cook said that because of Apple's size he thought it was "fair" to scrutinize its business practices, but the CEO pushed back hard against claims that the company had a dominant position in any market. Apple...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Promotes New Statue of Liberty Augmented Reality App

Tuesday May 14, 2019 4:10 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook this afternoon encouraged his Twitter followers to check out the new Statue of Liberty augmented reality app for iOS, which was conceptualized by Diane von Fürstenberg to celebrate the launch of the Statue of Liberty Museum this Thursday. According to the Vogue article on the app, it was created by the Statue of Liberty Foundation and Yap Studios. Its creation took more than ...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I Don't Think a Four-Year Degree is Necessary to Be Proficient at Coding'

Friday May 10, 2019 11:49 am PDT by
Earlier this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook visited an Apple Store in Orlando, Florida to meet with 16-year-old Liam Rosenfeld, one of 350 scholarship winners who will be attending Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference next month. Apple CEO ‌Tim Cook‌, left, and WWDC 2019 scholar Liam Rosenfeld via TechCrunch Echoing comments he shared with the Orlando Sentinel, Cook told TechCrunch's...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits Florida Apple Store and Meets WWDC Scholar

Tuesday May 7, 2019 5:27 pm PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today visited the Mall at Millenia Apple Store in Orlando, Florida, where he met up with 16-year-old Liam Rosenfeld, one of the WWDC scholars who will be attending Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference this June. Cook was in Florida for an event that saw SAP and Apple announce an expanded partnership focused on new enterprise apps taking advantage of technologies like...