Tim Cook archive

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook jokes about iRing in interview with ABC
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook jokes about iRing in interview with ABC

    By 25 January 2014

    It's not often Apple executives sit down for an interview, but to celebrate the Mac's thirtieth anniversary on Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook talked candidly with ABC News. It's a rare look inside such a secret company.  Cook, along with Apple executives...

  • Apple, Samsung's CEOs will meet in February in hope of settling patent dispute
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    Apple, Samsung's CEOs will meet in February in hope of settling patent dispute

    By 9 January 2014

    Apple and Samsung are trying to avoid going to court, yet again. A US court filing on Wednesday showed that the two rivals will attend a mediation session on 19 February to discuss potential settlement options. If the two can't come to terms, they will...

  • Apple CEO to employees: 'We have a lot to look forward to in 2014'
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    Apple CEO to employees: 'We have a lot to look forward to in 2014'

    By 22 December 2013

    Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a lengthy letter to Apple employees on Sunday, thanking them for their work in 2013 and hyping the year ahead. The letter was obtained by 9to5mac, and in it Cook says: "This holiday season, tens of millions of people around the...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook alludes to iPad mini with Retina display shortage come Christmas
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook alludes to iPad mini with Retina display shortage come Christmas

    By 28 October 2013

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has provided a bit more context around why the new Retina iPad mini hasn't been given a release date. Speaking on the company's FY13 earnings call on Monday, Cook said the Retina iPad mini would be shipping "later in November". That's...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to tease new product categories for 2014
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to tease new product categories for 2014

    By 28 October 2013

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is vague about the company's plans for the coming months, but the budding executive continues to tease customers will see "exciting new products" and product categories in 2014. In a world where pundits expect an Apple TV set and iWatch...

  • Fashionably Apple: Why is Apple hiring fashion execs?
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    Fashionably Apple: Why is Apple hiring fashion execs?

    By 16 October 2013

    News has broke that Apple has yet again hired another executive with a background in either fitness, apparel or wearable-tech. While more rumours about an iWatch or some sort of wrist-type product are now filling up Twitter feeds, the real question concerns...

  • Apple chief Tim Cook speaking at AllThingsD Conference in May
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    Apple chief Tim Cook speaking at AllThingsD Conference in May

    By 1 May 2013

    Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook will be speaking at the AllThingsD D11 conference on 28 May, one of the rare moments each year we get an inside look at what's going on behind the closed doors at Apple.  The 2012 AllThingsD conference was Cook's...

  • Apple reforms warranty policies in China after huge public backlash
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    Apple reforms warranty policies in China after huge public backlash

    By 2 April 2013

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced warranty changes in China, following a large amount of public backlash in the country. Last week state-controlled media outlets, including China Central Television, criticised Apple for replacing iPhones in China with...

  • CEO Tim Cook: Apple is 'looking at new categories' for products
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    CEO Tim Cook: Apple is 'looking at new categories' for products

    By 28 February 2013

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has vaguely discussed its long-term plans in a meeting with investors, saying Apple was "looking at new categories" for products.  In typical Apple fashion, Cook didn't delve into specifics, but the comments are interesting given...

  • Developers warned Apple about its Maps app... before iOS 6 hit
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    Developers warned Apple about its Maps app... before iOS 6 hit

    By 10 October 2012

    It turns out Apple Maps-gate might not have been such a surprise after all, with several developers coming forward and claiming to have informed the Cupertino outfit of the issues that have blighted the launch of the Apple Maps app.  Since the arrival...

  • iPhone 5: Five million sold in just three days
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    iPhone 5: Five million sold in just three days

    By 24 September 2012

    Apple has announced that it has sold over five million new iPhone 5 devices in just three days. The handset only went on sale on 21 September, but already Apple CEO Tim Cook has been crowing about the success of the iPhone 5 and with good reason. “Demand...

  • Apple set to buy The Fancy, as it looks to take on Pinterest
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    Apple set to buy The Fancy, as it looks to take on Pinterest

    By 7 August 2012

    Apple is said to be in negotiations about buying The Fancy, as the Cupertino company looks for new ways to entice its iTunes customers into spending money at other e-tailers. For a cut, of course.  The Fancy is an app that is similar to Pinterest in...

  • Tim Cook at D10 talks Siri, Apple, TV, following Steve Jobs and more
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    Tim Cook at D10 talks Siri, Apple, TV, following Steve Jobs and more

    By 30 May 2012

    Apple's CEO Tim Cook has given his first on-stage performance outside of the usual Apple keynote product launches at the Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital conference in California. The "fireside chat" saw the cool and collected chief executive...

  • Apple promises to improve working conditions as Tim Cook visits China
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    Apple promises to improve working conditions as Tim Cook visits China

    By 30 March 2012

    Apple CEO Tim Cook put his best PR hat on (a rather fetching plastic yellow cap in this case) when he visited Foxconn ZhengzhouTechnology Park, the Chinese factory that manufactures the iPad and iPhone. Both Apple and Foxconn have promised to crackdown...

  • Sir Jony Ive: Apple rivals have 'scant regard' for users
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    Sir Jony Ive: Apple rivals have 'scant regard' for users

    By 13 March 2012

    Sir Jonathan Ive, Apple's senior vice-president of industrial design, has said that Apple's rivals in the tablet arena are always going to be playing second fiddle because of a lack of originality and a disregard for the end user. Speaking to the London...

  • iPhone 4S launch day: Covent Garden awaits
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    iPhone 4S launch day: Covent Garden awaits

    By 4 October 2011

    With all tech eyes turning towards Cupertino for the announcement of the new iPhone 4S/5, we're here on the ground bringing you all the details from the Covent Garden "Let's talk iPhone" event. With windows shrouded from prying eyes, Apple's second London...

  • $383m: The cost of wooing Apple's new CEO to stay 10 years
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    $383m: The cost of wooing Apple's new CEO to stay 10 years

    By 27 August 2011

    How much of a carrot would you need to make you stay in your current job? That's clearly the question the Apple board have been asking this week when it comes to making sure the company's new CEO, Tim Cook, stays in the role and doesn't jump ship. According...

  • The five faces that will create your next Apple gadget
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    The five faces that will create your next Apple gadget

    By 25 August 2011

    With Steve Jobs resigning his position as CEO of Apple, there's going to be a lot of nervous fanboys out there. Since his return in 1997, the Jobs has brought out wave after wave of top notch technology for the masses to enjoy. They swooned over the iMacs,...

  • Tim Cook: Apple not going to change
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    Tim Cook: Apple not going to change

    By 25 August 2011

    Tim Cook, Apple's new CEO now that Steve Jobs has officially passed on the flame, has emailed the company's staff to say that everything will be business as usual. Rather than upset the apple cart (ahem), Cook explained in the message that "Apple is not...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #30
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #30

    By 21 January 2011

    It's all go with the Pocket-lint team this week, as each of them has some amazing news to bring to the table. Features editor Dan chats about his encounter with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, reporter Paul regales us with tales of the European launch...