Tag Archive | "Tim Cook"

Onion riffs on Tim Cook and Apple’s sinking stock

Friday, April 19, 2013

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The Onion is up to its old tricks again, this time with a headline titled, “Weeping Tim Cook spotted screaming for help at Steve Jobs’ Tombstone.” The blurb reads: PALO ALTO, CA—Eighteen months after the death of his mentor, Apple CEO Tim Cook was seen Wednesday pounding the tombstone of company founder Steve Jobs and [...]

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iPhone screen size to remain the same; Apple product pipeline is “chock full”

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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During Apple’s earnings conference call yesterday, Tim Cook was asked during the Q&A portion whether or not Apple has plans to release phones with larger screens in the near future. Q: Many of your competitors are differentiating themselves with larger screen sizes. How do you feel about the market in that respect? Is there a long [...]

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Tim Cook invites Apple employees to Town Hall Q&A meeting today

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Despite record breaking revenue and profits, Apple is taking a pounding on Wall Street today as shares of Apple are down over 10% and trading at $460 levels. I guess when you fail to hit the arbitrary guesstimates of Wall Street clowns, you take a financial beating even if you happen to deliver the most [...]

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Pundit absurdly suggests booting Tim Cook and promoting Jony Ive

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Depending on what you read, it may seem as if Apple as a company is being torn apart at the seams. No one’s buying iPhones anymore. iPhone 5 demand is waning. Samsung is the new king of the mountain. The company is doomed without Steve Jobs. Shares of Apple keep on plummeting. Indeed, there are no [...]

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Tim Cook loves Chinese culture, has Chinese sister-in-law, and is working to hasten the rollout of new Apple products in mainland China

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Well Tim Cook sure does love China. Not only is he optimistic about Apple’s business prospects in the country, he also happens to be a big fan of the country and the culture, having visited there over 20 times over the years. In a wide-ranging interview with Sina Technology, Cook opened up about all things [...]

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Tim Cook meets with China Mobile chairman Xi Gouhua, says cellular iPad Mini coming to China later this month

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Yesterday we reported that Apple CEO Tim Cook travelled to China this week, marking his second visit to the country in just 10 months. With Cook’s trip presumably still underway, we’re starting to hear just what dear ole’ Cook has been up to over the past few days. First off, Cook revealed in an interview [...]

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Tim Cook travels to China for second time in 10 months

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

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With all tech eyes on CES this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook though it was high time to make his second trip to China in just 10 months. China, of course, remains a lynch-pin in Apple’s continued growth and it’s no coincidence that Cook has repeatedly mentioned during earnings conference calls that Apple has only [...]

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Apple donates $2.5 million to Hurricane Sandy relief

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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In the wake of the Hurricane that ravaged parts of New York and left millions of individuals without electricity for days on end, Apple has stepped up to the plate and donated $2.5 million to the Red Cross in an effort to help out with the relief efforts. The email below was sent from Apple [...]

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Tim Cook disses Microsoft Surface, calls it compromised and confusing

Thursday, October 25, 2012

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During yesterday’s earnings conference call, the increasingly engaging Tim Cook fielded a question about a new tablet-comer on the scene, the Microsoft Surface tablet. Cook responded, while sighing for dramatic effect, “I haven’t personally played with the Surface yet but what we’re reading about it that it’s a fairly compromised, confusing product.” Indeed, a number [...]

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Mark Zuckerberg admired Jobs’ focus; received free iPhone 5 from Tim Cook

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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Last Friday, Facebook announced an incredible achievement, noting that over 1 billion people activeuly use the popular social networking site daily. Take that Google+. Touting the statistic in a press release, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained, “Helping a billion people connect is amazing, humbling and by far the thing I am most proud of in [...]

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Tim Cook faced an ‘insurrection’ over Bob Mansfield’s retirement; Offered $2 million/month to keep him on board

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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This past June, Apple announced the surprising and seemingly abrupt retirement of Bob Mansfield , Apple’s senior vp of Hardware Engineering. At the time, Apple’s press release stated that Mansfield’s old role would be given over to Dan Riccio, then Apple’s vp of iPad Hardware Engineering, over the course of a few months. But then [...]

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Tim Cook offers Apple employees extended vacation over Thanksgiving

Monday, October 1, 2012

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Highlighting Apple’s successful 2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent out an email to employees today stating that Thanksgiving vacation this year will be extended with pay. And when we say extended, we mean that they get the entire week off. Not too bad Cook, not too bad at all. The letter reads: Team, Apple is [...]

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