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Tim Cook pens op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, urges Congress to support Employment Nondiscrimination Act

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday penned an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal urging members of Congress to approve the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. The Employment Nondiscrimination Act would make it illegal for companies with more than 15 employees to discriminate against current or...

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Have Apple media events become boring and all too predictable?

Last week, Tim Cook and co. took the stage at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and introduced a slew of new products. Indeed, for a single media event, there sure were a lot of products Apple managed to squeeze in; OS X Mavericks, iWork, iLife, refreshed Retina Display MacBook Pros, a...

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Tim Cook sends email to Apple employees, 'extremely proud' of them

Shortly after Apple's financial conference call ended yesterday, Tim Cook sent an email out to Apple employees recapping the latest quarter and telling them he is "extremely proud" of the collaboration going on at Apple amongst its employees, notes 9to5Mac. From the email: Team, We've just posted...

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Apple Q4 2013 Earnings Call liveblog

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Apple Q4 2013 earnings call liveblog scheduled for 5 PM today

Apple announces its Q4 2013 earnings for the period of July 1 to September 30 today at 5 PM ET, and TUAW will be presenting a liveblog with analysis and commentary at the same time. Join us as we talk about the good -- or bad -- news, skewer some analysts as they ask CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter...

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Tim Cook joins board of China's Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management

As if it weren't already abundantly clear how important China is to Apple (and, actually, most of the world in the 21st century) Tim Cook has joined the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University's School of Economics and Management (SEM) in Beijing, one of the country's most prestigious universities....

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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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Daily Update for October 15, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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In email to employees, Tim Cook calls Angela Ahrendts "wicked smart"

After a search that took nearly a year, Apple announced today that Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts will be joining Apple this spring, where she will take on the role of senior VP of Retail and Online Stores. Earlier today, Tim Cook sent out a company-wide email announcing the hire and praising...

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Daily Update for October 11, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Former Apple CEO John Sculley: Tim Cook doing a terrific job

Former Apple CEO John Sculley recently told CNBC Asia that he thinks Tim Cook is doing a fine job. "I think Cook is doing a terrific job. He's not trying to be Steve Jobs; only one person could be Steve Jobs and that was Steve," he said. Sculley was the CEO of Apple from 1983-1993 and Jobs' initial...

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Tim Cook emails Apple employees about anniversary of Jobs' death

Tomorrow, October 5, will be the second anniversary of Steve Jobs' passing. To mark the event, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a heartfelt email to the company's employees. It reads, in part: "I think of him often and find enormous strength in memories of his friendship, vision and leadership. He left...

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Daily Update for September 30, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Tim Cook thanks Apple employees, gives them Thanksgiving week off

Apple CEO Tim Cook knows that the company wouldn't be in the enviable financial state it's in right now if it wasn't for the hard work and dedication of its employees. Cook today sent a company-wide email to employees thanking them for that work and letting them know that they'll get some extra...

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Tim Cook joins Twitter; tweets about visiting Apple retail store on iPhone launch day

No, this is not an April Fools' Day post. Tim Cook, Apple CEO and legendary operations guru, has joined Twitter. His twitter handle is @Tim_Cook. [Update: the account is now verified.] While it was initially unclear if the account was one of many parody accounts that have been set up using Cook's...

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