Tag: Al Gore

Al Gore praises Tim Cook as 'a fantastic CEO'

Tim Cook already has plenty of fans, but just in case you were wondering, we can add former US Vice President Al Gore to the list as well. Speaking with Bloomberg, the almost-43rd-President of the United States called Apple's head honcho "a fantastic CEO." This should come as little surprise, given ...

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Al Gore buys lots of AAPL

Al Gore is not afraid of all the doom and gloom surrounding Apple. According to Forbes, the politician/environmentalist just spent US$440,000 to buy 59,000 shares of Apple stock. Of course, he exercised stock options that he received for serving on Apple's Board of Directors and bought the stoc...

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Al Gore praises Apple Board at All Things D conference

Al Gore, Former Vice President and member of the Apple board of Directors, sat down with Walt Mossberg at the recent AsiaD conference held in Hong Kong last week. Besides environmental issues and politics, Gore also talked about Steve Jobs, Apple and its board of Directors. Gore has served on App...

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Rig of the Week: Al Gore's setup

We're going to break from tradition this week and highlight a rig that is not a part of our flickr pool. At right we see former Vice President (and Apple Board member) Al Gore flanked by three huge Apple displays. We can only imagine where the computer powering those things is located in that clutte...

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TUAW Podcast #10

Here it is ladies and gentlemen: TUAW Podcast #10 for 6/7/06. In this edition I sat down for some coffee talk with Dan Pourhadi and Conrad Quilty-Harper on everything from Apple's new 5G iPod U2 Edition to Macs in Best Buy, as well as gaming on, the finish of, and that darn glossy screen in the MacB...

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Apple profiles Keynote use in 'An Inconvenient Truth'

I saw 'An Inconvenient Truth' last night and I couldn't help but think, 'This is one long commercial about Apple.' Al Gore is seen, in almost every scene, sitting at his Powerbook fiddling with his presentation in Keynote, or giving his presentation with his Powerbook front and center. Apple has pos...

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President Bush: US Government developed iPod

Oh, boy. Here's one for all you conspiracy theorists. In a speech delivered at Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, President Bush addressed the American Initiative. During his address, the President said: "The government funded research in microdrive storage, electrochemistry and signal c...

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