Apple CEO Tim Cook

Everything you need to know about Apple CEO Tim Cook

By on November 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

Everything you need to know about Apple CEO Tim Cook

What is it about the chief executive officer role of a technology company that seems to attract such peculiar personalities? Even years after his untimely passing, Steve Jobs is still a regular topic of discussion in the tech world, prompting books, movies and parodies that have attempted to encapsulate his volatile, fascinating persona.

But in his stead, a different kind of CEO has taken over at Apple. Tim Cook is one of the most private people in the industry, separating his personal life from his public life as often as he possibly can, but Adam Lashinsky’s 2012 book Inside Apple was one of the first to delve a little deeper into who Cook really is. More →

No Comments
Tim Cook Comes Out Reactions

Here is the most idiotic reaction to Tim Cook coming out as gay

By on October 31, 2014 at 8:20 AM.

Here is the most idiotic reaction to Tim Cook coming out as gay

When Tim Cook came out as gay on Thursday, the reaction from fellow tech leaders and from most politicians was largely positive. We knew that not everyone would react this way, however, and sure enough The Washington Post has cataloged some of the more idiotic reactions to Cook coming out. While some of the reactions were fairly predictable — really, who didn’t think the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer would say something stupid? — the most boneheaded reaction so far actually comes to us from Vitaly Milonov, a Russian member of parliament who wants Cook banned from entering his country for life. More →

No Comments
Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay Video

Video: This is why Tim Cook finally decided to come out as gay

By on October 30, 2014 at 8:50 AM.

Video: This is why Tim Cook finally decided to come out as gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped an unexpected surprise on Thursday morning when he decided to finally come out as gay. Even though Cook’s sexuality has long been a topic of speculation, the Apple boss put all doubts to rest in a heartfelt essay in Bloomberg Businessweek where he talked about his experiences as a gay man and how they’ve shaped what he sees as his role as CEO of Apple. More →

No Comments
Tim Cook on Being Gay and Equality

This is the most important and inspirational personal announcement Tim Cook has ever made

By on October 30, 2014 at 7:40 AM.

This is the most important and inspirational personal announcement Tim Cook has ever made

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday made a surprising announcement in an opinion piece on Bloomberg Businessweek, which is very much in line with his many public notes in the recent past about diversity at the workplace. “While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me,” Cook said  in the essay. More →

No Comments
Eric Schmidt On Google Privacy

Eric Schmidt swipes back at Cook, says Google is ‘far more secure’ than Apple

By on October 2, 2014 at 5:17 PM.

Eric Schmidt swipes back at Cook, says Google is ‘far more secure’ than Apple

The seemingly ongoing battle between Google and Apple has been well-documented, but it’s always at its best when the CEOs start trading blows. In an interview with Charlie Rose last month, Tim Cook took Google to task for its data collection practices. Unsurprisingly, Eric Schmidt wasn’t too pleased with Cook’s representative of his company, so he took the time to respond on a CNN Money segment this week. More →

No Comments
Record iPhone 6 Launch

Cook: iPhone 6 month ‘for the record books,’ extended days off awarded to Apple staff

By on September 24, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

Cook: iPhone 6 month ‘for the record books,’ extended days off awarded to Apple staff

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday morning sent a memo to all Apple employees, 9to5Mac reports, praising their work that lead to the huge iPhone 6 launch that made September “one for the record books.” The exec also revealed that all Apple employees will receive more days off during Thanksgiving than they normally get in most years. More →

No Comments
iPhone 6 Launch Day Tim Cook

Tim Cook surprises Apple fans waiting for the iPhone 6 in Palo Alto

By on September 19, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

Tim Cook surprises Apple fans waiting for the iPhone 6 in Palo Alto

Tim Cook knows he’s got a hit on his hands with the iPhone 6 and he’s taken some time out of his day to meet and greet iPhone fans who are waiting in line at the Apple retail outlet in Palo Alto, California. IDG News reporter Martyn Williams brings us word that Cook has been walking up and down the line at the Palo Alto store on Friday to meet customers and thank them for coming out. Cook was apparently asked if he was going to wait in line with them to buy his own iPhone 6 and the CEO replied that he’d already got his months ago. Be sure to check out Williams’ picture of Cook meeting with Apple fans below. More →

No Comments
Tim Cook on Apple Privacy

This might be Apple CEO Tim Cook’s most important message yet

By on September 18, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

This might be Apple CEO Tim Cook’s most important message yet

Apple’s stance on privacy and data security appears to be stronger than ever, as the company has published an entire new privacy section on its website, complete with an important privacy-related message from CEO Tim Cook. The pages also include details on how Apple handles private data, what users can do to protect their Apple IDs used to log into iTunes and iCloud, and what information the company shares with law enforcement agencies. More →

No Comments
Tim Cook on Apple Privacy

Video: Apple CEO Tim Cook attacks Google and Amazon in new interview

By on September 16, 2014 at 5:30 PM.

Video: Apple CEO Tim Cook attacks Google and Amazon in new interview

In the second part of Charlie Rose’s interview with Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO focused on the company’s stance on user privacy, with the exec saying that for Apple, the buyer isn’t the product. Cook also revealed some interesting details about Apple’s dealings with the NSA during the interview, which can be watched below. More →

No Comments
Apple CEO Cook Interview Charlie Rose

Tim Cook: We’re working on products ‘that haven’t been rumored yet’

By on September 13, 2014 at 9:31 AM.

Tim Cook: We’re working on products ‘that haven’t been rumored yet’

Apple has several more tricks up its sleeve and they apparently have nothing to do with the long-fabled “iTV” that one always-wrong analyst keeps telling us is just around the corner. Per Re/code, Apple CEO Tim Cook told Charlie Rose on Friday that “there are products we’re working on that no one knows about, yes — that haven’t been rumored about yet.” More →

No Comments
Cook on Android Fragmentation and Malware

Apple CEO says users who buy Android ‘by mistake’ look for a ‘better life’ on iOS

By on June 3, 2014 at 11:30 AM.

Apple CEO says users who buy Android ‘by mistake’ look for a ‘better life’ on iOS

Apple and Google may have inked a truce when it comes to patent trials, but the two companies remain fierce rivals in the mobile and tablet businesses, and the iPad maker clearly had fighting words for Google during its WWDC 2014 opening keynote. More →

No Comments
Wozniak on Tim Cook and Apple

Wozniak: Tim Cook should not be fired, and Apple is still ‘cool’

By on March 17, 2014 at 2:28 PM.

Wozniak: Tim Cook should not be fired, and Apple is still ‘cool’

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, known for his candor when speaking about various Apple and non-Apple matters, talked with reporters and analysts at CeBIT 2014 last week, Times of India reports.  Among other things, he said that he doesn’t think Tim Cook has to be fired, responding to one analyst who said the CEO should be punished for Apple’s stock dropping by 25% since October 2012. More →

No Comments
Apple New Products

Cook says ‘really great stuff’ is coming, but iWatch still not confirmed

By on February 7, 2014 at 6:30 AM.

Cook says ‘really great stuff’ is coming, but iWatch still not confirmed

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook again reinforced the idea that Apple is working on new categories of products, and will not limit itself to the current device lineup. “There will be new categories. We’re not ready to talk about it, but we’re working on some really great stuff,” Cook said without revealing what kind of product Apple is working on. More →

No Comments