TIM COOK

  • Weekend Reading List: From the story of Android to why people are afraid to criticise Apple 21 hours 46 minutes ago

    Our pick of 10 stories for this Weekend Reading List attempts to give you a wide range of reading with a bit of cinema, dollops of history and a pinch of security for that perfect blend. 1. The story of Android: How a flailing startup became the world's biggest computing...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook will give away all his wealth Yesterday

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college...
  • Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, Jobs had a secret plan to buy Yahoo: New biography reveals March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The impact of the man will remain for long after his passing and books on the legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will therefore continue to be written for long. An upcoming biography titled Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader by Brent...
  • Apple witnessed record sales in 'unbelievable' 2014: Tim Cook March 11, 2015

    Cupertino: Apple CEO Tim Cook took a figurative victory lap at his company's annual shareholder meeting, one day after he announced details about the new smartwatch Apple plans to start selling next month. A year ago, some investors were voicing frustration over Apple's lagging stock and activist Carl Icahn was pressing...
  • Apple TV price slashed by $30; now available for $69 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Alongside the new MacBook and Watch launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook also announced a price cut for Apple TV by $30 - bringing the price down from $99 to $69. Also, there will be a new HBO Now channel on Apple TV. HBO's standalone streaming service will launch on...
  • Apple's 12-inch new MacBook: Apple launches the thinnest and lightest MacBook ever at Rs 99,900 onwards; to go on sale from April 10 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple CEO Tim Cook at its March 9 event unveiled the all-new MacBook, the thinnest and lightest version of its laptop in silver, space grey and gold finishes. Measuring just 13.1 mm at its thickest point, the new MacBook design is 24 per cent thinner than the 11-inch MacBook...
  • Apple becomes the first company worth over $700 billion February 11, 2015

    New York: Apple became the first company to reach a market value of $700 billion as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market and soon-to-arrive smartwatch. Shares rose 1.9 per cent to close at $122.02, lifting Apple's market value to $710 billion, and...
  • After selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months, what does Apple do next? January 28, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally Wednesday. But after selling a record 74.5 million iPhones in three months that ended...
  • 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...