Tim Cook

  • 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...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook hints at wearable computers May 29, 2013

    California: Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday he expects the iPhone and iPad maker would be responsible for "several more gamechangers" and that wearable computers could be the next big thing. "It's an area where it's ripe for exploration," Cook told an All Things Digital conference, an annual...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook makes no apology for company's tax strategy May 22, 2013

    Washington: Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook made no apology on Tuesday for the iPad maker saving billions of dollars in US taxes through Irish subsidiaries and told lawmakers that his company backs corporate tax reform, even though it may end up paying more. The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has...
  • Apple to dole out $100 billion to shareholders by the end of 2015 April 24, 2013

    New York: Apple is opening the doors to its bank vault, saying it will distribute $100 billion in cash to its shareholders by the end of 2015. At the same time, the company said revenue for the current quarter could fall from the year before, which would be the first...
  • Accused of arrogance, Apple apologises to Chinese consumers April 2, 2013

    Beijing: Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook apologised to Chinese consumers on Monday and altered iPhone warranty policies in its No. 2 market after more than two weeks of condemnation in the staterun media of its aftersales service. From China Central Television to the People's Daily newspaper, governmentcontrolled media outlets bashed the...
  • CEO Tim Cook may have to testify in Apple e-books case March 9, 2013

    Bangalore: Apple CEO Tim Cook could be deposed in the US government's lawsuit against the company over alleged price-setting in the e-book market. In a one-page order, US District Judge Denise Cote on Friday said she will hold a telephone conference on March 13 to consider the government's request for Cook's...
  • Apple in talks with Beats Audio over new music service March 6, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple Inc has held talks with Beats Electronics LLC, the audio technology firm co-founded by influential hip-hop producer Dr Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine, on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook met with...
  • Tim Cook to be questioned in Apple, Google poaching case January 18, 2013

    San Jose: Internal emails show that executives at tech companies such as Apple and Google believed that an agreement to refrain from poaching each other's workers would bring real financial benefits, a US judge said on Thursday. Five former employees of various tech companies have filed a civil lawsuit against...
  • 'China will overtake US as Apple's biggest market' January 11, 2013

    Beijing: Apple expects China to overtake the United States as its biggest market, CEO Tim Cook told a Chinese government news agency. "China is currently our second largest market. I believe it will become our first. I believe strongly that it will," the Xinhua News Agency quoted Cook as saying in...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook visits China for second time in less than a year January 9, 2013

    Shanghai: Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook is meeting with partners and government officials in China on his second visit to the firm's secondlargest market in less than a year. China is Apple's fastestgrowing market, with the maker of the popular iPhone and iPad opening a raft of retail stores last...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2012 pay package drops 99 per cent December 28, 2012

    New York: Apple CEO Tim Cook got $4.2 million in pay for the latest fiscal year, a modest sum compared with last year, when the company's board set him up with stock now worth $510 million for taking the reins in 2011. Cook's pay for fiscal 2012, which ended in September,...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook's pay package drops 99 per cent from 2011 December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Tim Cook has finally made it to the top at Apple Inc, but in his first full year as CEO his pay package shrank about 99 per cent. Cook, the successor to the late Steve Jobs, was awarded total compensation of $4.17 million in 2012, down from $378 million...