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Tim Cook, Phil Schiller, Katie Cotton and Eddy Cue visit Apple Stores for iPhone launch

It's a big day for Apple as the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s finally hit stores after months of buzz. People lined up early, stores were packed and fans were excited. But just because the phone has launched doesn't mean Apple's executives are glued to their desks. Accordingly, CEO Tim Cook and vice...

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Tim Cook, Jony Ive and Craig Federighi chat with Bloomberg Businessweek

On the eve of the iPhone 5c and 5s launch, Apple executives Tim Cook, Craig Federighi and Jony Ive sat down for an all-encompassing interview with Bloomberg Businessweek. It's not often that Apple execs sit down for in-depth interviews, but when it happens, it is usually chock-full of interesting...

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On Apple, the new iPhones and points made and missed

As you might expect, overnight some smart folks wrote some smart posts about the smart things going on in Cupertino (our wrap up of the event can be found here). Yesterday I went on local TV to talk about the 5c and 5s, and as I drove away I realized that I hadn't had time to chat about...

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Tim Cook sends email to Apple employees detailing new iPhones, iOS 7

Tim Cook has sent an email to Apple employees noting the release of the new iPhone 5C, iPhone 5s and iOS 7. In addition to touting the new products, Cook addresses the collaboration among employees at Apple that makes all their products and services possible. He also addresses why the company was...

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Carl Icahn meeting with Tim Cook to discuss AAPL share buyback

Activist investor Carl Icahn made news a few weeks back when he announced, via a tweet, that he had bought a large position in Apple, which is now reported to be about US$1.5 billion worth of Apple stock. Immediately, Apple's stock shot up and has been up ever since. But as an activist investor,...

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Reuters profiles Tim Cook

On August 24, 2011, Tim Cook assumed the CEO role at Apple. Now, about two years later, Reuters has an interesting profile up detailing Cook's management style and the ways in which Apple has changed and stayed the same under his command. Described as a hardworking and "even-keeled" executive,...

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Fox News: Apple board wants Tim Cook to innovate faster?

Has the "What have you done for me lately?" mentality seeped into Apple's board room? According to a report from Fox Business News correspondent Charlie Gasparino, Apple's board of directors are concerned about Apple's pace of innovation. Citing "reliable sources," Gasparino reported yesterday...

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President Obama meets with Tim Cook, other tech execs to discuss surveillance

On Thursday, President Barack Obama met with Tim Cook and other tech executives from companies like Google and AT&T to discuss government surveillance, reports Politico. Civil liberties leaders were also at the closed-door meeting. The White House declined to comment about the details of the...

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Tim Cook meets with China Mobile chairman

Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly met with China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua on Tuesday to "discuss matters of cooperation," according to Reuters. The meeting is thought to be a step towards the Chinese wireless carrier offering the iPhone to its customers, though no official statement was released...

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Bob Mansfield leaves Apple's executive team, will assist Tim Cook

The biography for Bob Mansfield, Apple's senior vice president of technologies, unexpectedly disappeared from Apple's executive web page over the weekend. The removal of Mansfield's biography was first reported by MacRumors, and AllThingsD followed with an official statement from Apple that...

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Eddy Cue also attending Sun Valley Conference

Yesterday we reported that Tim Cook is attending the Sun Valley Conference that takes place in Idaho this week. This year's conference has a heavy focus on content deals and cable television. Given that both those things are extremely important for a future Apple television, it is perhaps telling...

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Tim Cook to attend Sun Valley Conference

Tim Cook is expected to attend the Sun Valley Conference that starts today in Idaho, reports Reuters. The annual conference is hosted by New York-based investment bank Allen & Co. About 300 executives will attend lectures on politics, business and other subjects. This year's conference will be...

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Apple strategy to bring more iPhone sales to Apple Stores

9to5Mac is reporting that Apple CEO Tim Cook headlined a recent three-hour strategy meeting in which he outlined plans to bring a higher percentage of iPhone sales to the company's retail stores. At the present time, only about 20 percent of all iPhones are sold through Apple Stores, with the...

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Apple's board modifies Tim Cook's 2011 stock award to be based on performance

According to a filing Apple made with the SEC on Friday, Apple's Board of Directors decided to adjust Tim Cook's compensation package as it pertains to his stock options. When Cook became the CEO of Apple in August 2011, he was awarded 1 million restricted stock units, half of which are scheduled...

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The Wall Street Journal on Apple's Craig Federighi

While watching Apple's keynote earlier this week, I was particularly struck by Craig Federighi's presentation. He was affable, felt comfortable on stage, was informative, interacted with the audience and even had a few zingers to boot. That said, it's likely no coincidence that Federighi received...

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