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Tim Cook meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a visit to Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California where he met with Apple's CEO, Tim Cook. The above video of the meeting is from the Israeli Prime Minister's YouTube account. Via: The Loop
Cook is a study in contrast to Jobs, says new book

Cook is a study in contrast to Jobs, says new book

Yuri Iwatani Kane has been one of the more reliable and insightful reporters covering the Apple beat over the years, so her forthcoming book on Apple promises to be an interesting read. Entitled "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs," it comes out later this month. A bit about Tim Cook's...
Tim Cook says if you can't handle environmental responsibility, get out of the AAPL

Tim Cook says if you can't handle environmental responsibility, get out of the AAPL

When Apple CEO Tim Cook was told by the National Center for Public Policy Research general council Justin Danhof that stopping Apple's environmental initiatives could lead to higher profits, Cook reportedly told them where exactly they could shove their lack of climate change responsibility....

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Tim Cook says if you can't handle environmental responsibility, get out of the AAPL

Tim Cook says if you can't handle environmental responsibility, get out of the AAPL

When Apple CEO Tim Cook was told by the National Center for Public Policy Research general council Justin Danhof that stopping Apple's environmental initiatives could lead to higher profits, Cook reportedly told them where exactly they could shove their lack of climate change responsibility....
Does Apple owe it to shareholders to rush out a new product category?

Does Apple owe it to shareholders to rush out a new product category?

We’re almost a quarter way through 2014, and it seems some Apple shareholders have ants in their pants. They’re impatient and want to see what Tim Cook’s team is going to do in a new product category, be it an iWatch, Apple television, or something else entirely. I guess it isn’t enough for Apple...
Understanding Apple: When reporting doesn't seem to lead to insight

Understanding Apple: When reporting doesn't seem to lead to insight

UPDATE: The quoted material is from an article in the New Yorker, not an excerpt of the forthcoming book, Haunted Empire: Apple after Steve Jobs. I've updated it to reflect that. I regret the error, apologize for it, and won't judge the book based on the contents of the article. I've often...

Tim Cook meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a visit to Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California where he met with Apple's CEO, Tim Cook. The above video of the meeting is from the Israeli Prime Minister's YouTube account. Via: The Loop
Apple urges Arizona to veto anti-gay bill as it readies to open facility in Mesa [Updated: Vetoed]

Apple urges Arizona to veto anti-gay bill as it readies to open facility in Mesa [Updated: Vetoed]

Last week a bill passed in Arizona that would give businesses the legal right to refuse service to customers based on their sexual orientation. Many companies, including Apple, are now speaking out against the bill and urging Governor Brewer to veto it. Their argument? It's not only legalized...
Tim Cook talks bigger iPhones, new product categories in new interview

Tim Cook talks bigger iPhones, new product categories in new interview

Tim Cook recently sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal, speaking on a range of topics, from a big screen iPhone to Apple entering new product categories. When it comes to making an iPhone with a larger screen, Cook says that while Apple won't say no to a larger screen on the...
Fortune names Tim Cook one of the world's greatest leaders

Fortune names Tim Cook one of the world's greatest leaders

Tim Cook has been named one of Fortune's list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders. Cook joins leaders such as Pope Francis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Ford CEO Alan Mulally. Fortune places Cook at 33 on the list, praising his record in the two-and-a-half years since he's become the full-...
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Tim Cook: Apple's challenge isn't innovation, it's where to focus its energy

Right at the end of Apple's Q1 2014 earnings call, CEO Tim Cook was brought onto that topic; innovation. It's a word often thrown around, sometimes incorrectly, and we all know at Phil Schiller thinks about Apple's ability to innovate. While Wall Street might believe Apple has lost its ability to...
Tim Cook: It all comes down to human dignity

Tim Cook: It all comes down to human dignity

Accepting the Lifetime Achievement Award from his alma mater, Auburn University, Apple CEO Tim Cook talked about witnessing discrimination first-hand as a youth to frame his - and Apple's focus on human rights, according to AllThingsD. Cook focused much of his speech to advocate for equal rights...
Tim Cook calls new Apple/Steve Jobs book ‘nonsense’

Tim Cook calls new Apple/Steve Jobs book ‘nonsense’

Apple CEO Tim Cook has given his thoughts on the new book on Apple, Haunted Empire: Apple after Steve Jobs — read our review — and he's not fan. This isn't surprising, given the critical nature of Yukari Iwatani Kane's book.This isn't surprising, given the critical nature of Yukari Iwatani Kane's...

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Tim Cook says Microsoft Surface is compromised, confusing

During Apple's Q4 2012 conference call today, when asked about Microsoft's new Surface tablet, Tim Cook said he hadn't had a chance to play with one yet, but based on everything he'd read, he found it to be compromised and confusing.

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iMore show 318: One year later

Rene and Ryan Block of GDGT discuss the evolution of blogging, Apple under Tim Cook, the realties of an iPad mini, and the double-edged sword that is media attention. This is the iMore show Sunday edition!

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Tim Cook and Larry Page reportedly talking patent resolution

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, and Google CEO, Larry Page, have reportedly talked on the phone concerning the ongoing patent disputes involving the iPhone and iPad maker, and various Android manufacturers.

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Tim Cook: Year One

Tim Cook became CEO of Apple one year ago yesterday, following the retirement of Steve Jobs. A soft-spoken, measured, methodical gentleman from the South, he'd been Apple's COO for years, and ran the company on several occasions during Steve Jobs' medical leaves of absence. A logistical and supply-chain genius, he took Apple from being better if more expensive, to much better at prices the competition couldn't begin to match. He helped take Apple from a computer company with a small if premium market share to a consumer electronic juggernaut that could launch products across the world at an unbelievable pace.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly addresses Apple employees following $1 billion Samsung verdict

Apple CEO Tim Cook has reportedly sent out an email to Apple employees, sharing his thoughts on today's massive $1 billion victory against partner/rival.

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Tim Cook talks new iPhone speculation

During Apple's Q3 2012 conference call, Apple CEO Tim Cook repeatedly addressed the rumors and speculation surrounding new iPhones (and other Apple products) and how they cause Apple to lose sales of current generation products. Rumors likely refers to the stories sites like iMore post that reveal potential Apple product plans like the iPhone 5 and iPad mini. Speculation likely refers to customers noticing Apple's habit of releasing new iPhones and iPads every year, and then anticipating similar release schedules the next year.

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Tim Cook's full D10 interview video now available

We've seen the highlights from Tim Cook's intervew at the D10 conference a few weeks ago, but now the full talk is now available for your enjoyment. Cook's talk spans a wide variety of subjects.

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Apple patents get ripped off, other people's patents don't get fairly licensed

As the head of a publicly traded company -- THE most publicly traded company -- when asked on the D10 Conference stage about ongoing patent litigation, Apple's Tim Cook went straight into CEO mode.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook D10 session videos now available online

Apple CEO Tim Cook hit the D10 Conference stage to share some insight surrounding all things Apple today, which ended up to be rather subtly revealing. The event itself wasn't streamed for the masses but now All Things D has started to post up the videos from the event.

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Tim Cook talks Siri's future, reveals iPhone 4Siri name, and explains the new iPad name

During the D10 Conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Siri, the iPhone 4S virtual assistant, and why it seems to alternate from working almost like magic to not working at all. Walt Mossberg pressed Cook about Siri being a beta, and asked if Cook was satisfied with its performance so far.

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Tim cook speaks about running Apple and the legacy of Steve Jobs

Tim Cook's interview at the D10 Conference returned several times to Steve Jobs, his legacy at Apple, what he meant to Cook, and how Apple may or may not be changing since Jobs passed away.

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Apple can do more with Facebook, wouldn't have bought Instagram

When asked, as part of his D10 Conference interview, about the status of Apple's relationship with Facebook, Apple CEO Tim Cook said they could definitely do more.

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Apple sold nearly 3 million Apple TVs in 2011, already sold nearly 3 million Apple TVs in first half of 2012, won't comment on Apple television

As part of his talk at the D10 Conference today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that while they'd sold nearly 3 million Apple TVs in 2011, they'd already sold 3 million in the first half of 2012 alone. That's double the rate of sales for last year so far, and we're not even in the traditionally strongest holiday quarter yet.

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Tim Cook shmoozes with politicians around Washington

Tim Cook recently been visited a bunch of politicians to open up the lanes of communication between Apple and Washington. Two weeks ago he visited House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Tim Cook is reportedly making Apple more corporate

A recent feature in Fortune took a deep dive into how Tim Cook has been changing Apple's inner-workers, corporate culture, and relationships with the outside world. The general conclusion gleaned from many anonymous Apple employees is that things are drifting more towards traditional, stiff corporate lifestyle, which is welcomed by some, but not by others.

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Tim Cook thinks Apple's iPad + MacBook Air strategy is better than Microsoft's Windows 8 everywhere plan

During the Q2 2012 Apple conference call, CEO Tim Cook was asked if, like Microsoft is doing with Windows 8, the iPad and the MacBook Air would inevitable converge into a single product line. Cook thinks not.

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Tim Cook named one of Time's 100 most influential people

Time Magazine has named Apple CEO Tim Cook one of the most influential people of 2012, and the prose accompanying the listing were written by none other than Apple board member and former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore.

It is difficult to imagine a harder challenge than following the legendary Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple. Yet Tim Cook, a soft-spoken, genuinely humble and quietly intense son of an Alabama shipyard worker and a homemaker, hasn't missed a single beat.

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Apple supposedly met with Valve to talk about motion, voice and touch-capable TV [Updated]

Last week Tim Cook visited Valve, one of the biggest influencers in PC gaming, to talk about a work-in-progress TV set Apple is working on, according to anonymous sources.

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If AT&T can unlock iPhones at Tim Cook's request, why can't they do it simply when it's the right thing to do?

A while back, after being frustrated he couldn't unlock his off-contract AT&T iPhone to use outside the US, a gentlemen wrote Apple CEO Tim Cook to express his frustration, and Cook's officer arranged for AT&T to provide him with an unlock. It seems that wasn't a one of, as 9to5Mac reports it's since happened several more times.

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China Vice Premier pledges IP protection during Tim Cook visit

Apple CEO Tim Cook is visiting China, having recently toured Foxconn facilities, but so far his most interesting meeting has been with Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang.

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