TIM COOK

  • Google Glass will fail, smartwatches disappointing, Apple no longer a pioneer: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak December 19, 2014

    Sydney: Steve Wozniak says he is no fan of smartwatches and believes Google Glass will fail as he cautioned not to expect the company he co-founded, Apple, to always lead the way into new technologies. The American, who quit Apple in 1987 - 12 years after creating the technology giant with...
  • Russia dismantles Apple statue after CEO Tim Cook announces he is gay November 4, 2014

    Moscow: A two-meter (six-foot) statue of an iPhone on a university campus in St Petersburg has been taken down in response to last week's announcement by the CEO of Apple that he is gay. In a statement, ZEFS, which according to its website owns construction, advertising, and finance enterprises in St...
  • Proud to be a gay, says Apple CEO Tim Cook October 31, 2014

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly announced that he is gay. This is the first time he has publicly acknowledged his sexuality. In an opinion piece published in Bloomberg Business week Cook said that he was proud to be gay and considered it among the greatest gifts God has given...
  • 'It is going to be hard being a homophobe while holding an iPhone now' October 31, 2014

    New York: Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces across America. The 53-year-old successor to Steve...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 30, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe reveals Jamaat trained operatives to carry out 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. ...
  • I'm proud to be gay, says Apple CEO Tim Cook October 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek. Cook has never previously acknowledged his sexual orientation. "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...
  • Tim Cook hints at Apple's long-rumoured television product October 29, 2014

    Laguna Beach: Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system. "We're already No. 1. We're more than the total of the other guys," Cook...
  • Apple launches iPad Air 2, the world's thinnest tablet at Rs 35,900, iPad Mini 3 at Rs 28,900; adds fingerprint sensor to iPads October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple unveiled a thinner iPad on Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. The iPad Air 2, at 6.1 millimeters thin, also adds many of the features previously available on iPhones. That includes the ability to...
  • Apple Pay: Apple's new mobile payment service to be launched on Monday; more banks signed on October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple's new electronic payments service will launch on Monday, after the iPhone maker signed up another 500 banks to support a feature that competes with eBay's PayPal and other online systems. With Apple Pay, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners will be able to make payments at brick-and-mortar stores...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook kicks off iPhone 6 sales at a store near his Silicon Valley home September 20, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple chief Tim Cook personally kicked off sales of the iPhone 6, joining in "selfies" and shaking hands with customers outside the company's store near his Silicon Valley home. Cook was dressed in a black Tshirt and jeans as he worked his way from one end to the other...
  • The mystery of the missing 'i' in the Apple Watch September 11, 2014

    San Francisco/New York: Apple's Tuesday launch was a marketing extravaganza stuffed full of gadgets, corporate hyperbole and celebrities of every stripe. One thing was missing: the "i" in front of the Watch. Apple's prefix has anchored the brand names of generations of products, from its phone to the iPad. But in...
  • U2 drops new surprise album 'Songs of Innocence' at Apple unveiling September 10, 2014

    Cupertino: Surprise! U2 just put out a new album, and the renowned rock band is giving it away for free to iTunes users. U2 made the unexpected announcement Tuesday at Apple's unveiling event in Cupertino, California. All customers with iTunes accounts could download the 11song "Songs of Innocence" for free Tuesday...
  • 'iPhone 6 has some new features but sticks to the classic: iCantAffordIt': Funniest Twitter reactions after the launch of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iWatch September 10, 2014

    Apple fans on Twitter waited with bated breath to watch the launch of the latest technological breakthrough the iPhone 6. For Android fans however, it was a laugh riot. As Tim Cook revealed what's new from the house of Apple in the iPhone 6, Apple fanatics went berserk discussing...
  • Will Apple finally unveil its first big thing since Steve Jobs' death? September 8, 2014

    San Francisco: It is a marketing strategy that few experts would recommend and even fewer companies can pull off. But the less Apple says about its eagerly anticipated event on Tuesday at a performing arts center in Silicon Valley, the more frenzied the speculation becomes. In keeping with its style, Apple has...
  • Apple says has sold over 800 million iOS devices June 3, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, opening the iPhone maker's annual developers' conference on Monday, said the iPhone maker has sold more than 800 million mobile devices. Some 130 million customers bought their first Apple mobile device in the past 12 months, Cook said. Developers converged on the Moscone Center...
  • Tim Cook: The guy who likes doing everything that Steve Jobs hated to do May 13, 2014

    San Francisco: "Think different" became Apple's creed during the late Steve Jobs' reign as CEO. Now, chief executive Tim Cook is embracing the idea while making decisions that would have seemed crazy to his fabled predecessor. Apple's pending purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion...
  • Apple's rumoured iWatch goes into production: Report April 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple's longrumoured wearable device, dubbed iWatch, has reportedly gone into production. According to a report from Taiwanbased China Times, Apple's suppliers have started producing the company's first wearable device in limited quantities. The device is expected to be released in the fall of 2014. Reportedly, the company will...
  • Samsung mobile head JK Shin earns more than Apple's Tim Cook March 31, 2014

    Seoul: Head of Samsung Electronics Co's mobile business, JK Shin, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at US rival Apple Inc, the South Korean firm said on Monday in its first such disclosure under new regulations. The world's biggest technology company by revenue...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook promises new products, takes potshots at Google's Android March 1, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company's annual meeting. Apple's ability to again transform the fast-moving technology arena is the central question in investors' and...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook loses part of his performancebased stock award December 28, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple CEO Tim Cook earned roughly the same in 2013 as in 2012, but lost part of his performancebased stock award during a year in which intense competition and margin pressure bludgeoned the iPhone maker's stock. Cook took home $4.25 million, including a base salary of $1.4 million and...
  • Apple hires Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to head retail division October 15, 2013

    London: Burberry Group said its chief creative officer Christopher Bailey would become chief executive, following the departure of longstanding boss Angela Ahrendts to Apple. The British fashion house said on Tuesday Ahrendts would step down by mid2014 after which Bailey would be appointed to the role of Chief Creative and Chief...
  • Nike FuelBand designer Ben Shaffer reportedly joins Apple to work on iWatch September 28, 2013

    Mumbai: With all the noise about a couple of new iPhones and iOS 7, Apple sure hasn't forgotten to pay ample attention to its muchawaited iWatch. Reports have emerged now that the Cupertinobased company has welcomed aboard Nike FuelBand Director Ben Shaffer to work on its wearable. Nike confirmed to 9to5Mac...
  • Apple unveils lower-priced iPhone 5c, new iPhone 5s, adds more colours September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours (with most turning true) Apple has finally announced the launch of its much-anticipated iPhone 5s and the lower-priced iPhone 5c smartphones in a number of colour options. Apple iPhone 5c The iPhone 5c will come in five colours - yellow, pink, green, blue,...
  • How Tim Cook is leading a quiet cultural revolution at Apple August 22, 2013

    San Francisco: Shortly after signing on as chief operating officer at Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg was looking to connect with people in a similar role No. 2 to a brilliant and passionate young founder. She called Tim Cook. "He basically explained nicely that my job was to do the things that...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook meets China Mobile Chairman July 31, 2013

    Beijing: Apple Inc's CEO Tim Cook met China Mobile Ltd Chairman Xi Guohua in Beijing on Tuesday to discuss cooperation, the Chinese telecoms firm said in an emailed statement, without elaborating. China Mobile is the only Chinese carrier not to have a distribution deal with Apple to sell its iPhone and...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook's stock award now subject to share performance June 22, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook's onetime stock award worth over $413 million as of Friday is now partly subject to the performance of the shares, a move that followed discussions with the company's largest shareholders. Cook, who has presided over a 42 per cent drop in Apple's share...
  • Live blog: Apple WWDC 2013 keynote address June 10, 2013

    What new is Apple unveiling in iOS and OS X at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote in San Francisco? Does Tim Cook have a secret something up his sleeve? Find all the answers on our Apple WWDC 2013 keynote live blog. ...
  • Apple has 'no religious issue' against making apps for Android: CEO May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple CEO not only hinted at wearable computers, but he also made a surprising statement in regard to Apple's plans to port an app from iOS to Android at D11: All Things Digital conference, an annual gathering of technology and media executives in the California coastal resort town...