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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 pa...

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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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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 p...

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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 CoreMotion...

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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, Ica...

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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, pe...

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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 th...

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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 rega...

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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 confir...

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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 rema...

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