Tag: tim cook

  • Apple defends App Store's 30% cut ahead of Tim Cook testimony

    CNBC: For Cook, the questioning is expected to center around Apple’s App Store, which is the only way to install consumer software on an iPhone. For years, developers have alleged Apple engages in anti-competitive behavior, with complaints centering around Apple’s 30% cut of digital goods, and business practices such as requiring developers to use Apple’s […]

  • UK surveillance bill could bring ‘very dire consequences’

    The Guardian reported on Tim Cook warning that the UK surveillance bill could bring ‘very dire consequences’. “You can just look around and see all the data breaches that are going on. These things are becoming more frequent,” Cook told the Daily Telegraph. “They can not only result in privacy breaches but also security issues. […]

  • Tim Cook’s speech on encryption and privacy

    Matthew Panzarino wrote on TechCrunch about [Tim Cook’s blistering speech on encryption and privacy]((http://techcrunch.com/2015/06/02/apples-tim-cook-delivers-blistering-speech-on-encryption-privacy/) at EPIC’s Champions of Freedom event. Cook lost no time in directing comments at companies (obviously, though not explicitly) like Facebook and Google, which rely on advertising to users based on the data they collect from them for a portion, if […]

  • Tim Cook on Charlie Rose

    You may have previously caught snippets of Tim Cook on Charlie Rose, but now the whole interview is available on Hulu, and it’s a good watch.

  • Tim Cook does 80 percent of work on iPad

    WSJ.com reported about the Apple-IBM partnership. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook says he does 80% of the work of running the world’s most valuable company on an iPad. “There’s no reason why everyone shouldn’t be like that,” Mr. Cook said in an interview, explaining why Apple struck a partnership with International Business Machines Corp. IBM […]

  • Apple’s Tim Cook on the smartphone market

    WSJ.com interviews Tim Cook and asked him about the smartphone market. WSJ: Will the smartphone market follow the PC market, where Apple is a niche player? Cook: I don’t view it that way. There are several reasons. If you look back at the Mac/Windows battle that was going on at the time, you’d find that […]

  • Apple celebrates life of Nelson Mandela

    9To5Mac reports that Apple has stripped its homepage and replaced it with a tribute to Nelson Mandela. Only a few others have been honoured this way: Gregory Hines, George Harrison, Rosa Parks, Jerry York and Steve Jobs. Tim Cook and Phil Schiller also tweeted their thoughts: Amazing human being. Champion of freedom and human dignity. […]

  • Tim Cook supports workplace equality

    Tim Cook writes about workplace equality on Wall Street Journal. Long before I started work as the CEO of Apple, I became aware of a fundamental truth: People are much more willing to give of themselves when they feel that their selves are being fully recognized and embraced. As we see it, embracing people’s individuality […]