We’ve all been eagerly waiting for Apple to launch products in new product categories this year.Â But we are yet to see any new product launches so far.
Tim Cook on lack of new product launches in 2014: “It means more to us to get it right than to be first”
In November 2013, Apple had confirmed that the company was planning to setupÂ a sapphire glass production facility in Mesa, Arizona with GT Advanced Technologies.
When Tim Cook was asked about Apple’s manufacturing in the U.S. at Apple’s annual shareholder meeting earlier today, he said that the facility in Arizona was for a “secret project” that he could’t talk about.
Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook was queried about competition in the smartphone market. The interviewer asked Cook if the battle between iOS and Android is the same as the competition between Windows PC and the Mac. Cook answered with a definitive “no” and expounded on this answer by saying Windows was a single entity, while Android was a group of smaller entities much like Europe.
Wall Street Journal interviewed Tim Cook earlier today, in which he revealed that Apple had repurchased $14 billion in its own company shares since its Q1 2014 results.
ABC News is scheduled to air its interview with Tim Cook tonight on World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer. To generate interest in the segment, ABC has been releasing teaser clips that give us a quick glimpse into the content of the talk. Earlier today, ABC showcased Cook talking about secrecy, sapphire and the iWatch. Now, a second segment addresses concerns about the NSA and its spying on the American people.
Apple CEO Tim Cook today made a rare TV appearance withÂ China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua in Beijing to about the recent deal between the two companies thatâ€™ll bring the iPhone to the worldâ€™s largest carrier.