Tim Cook

Tim Cook’s leadership style, influence on product development detailed in NYT profile

Tim Cook’s leadership style, influence on product development detailed in NYT profile

Tim Cook’s leadership been a subject of constant debate amongst Apple observers ever since he took over from former CEO Steve Jobs. Jobs was of course an innovator who led the creation of revolutionary new products like the Mac, iPhone and iPad, and most people wondered how Apple would keep its innovative edge with the lack of Jobs’ vision.

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Tim Cook attends opening of Apple’s new Austin campus; says ‘Exciting’ New Products are coming

Tim Cook attends opening of Apple’s new Austin campus; says ‘Exciting’ New Products are coming

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the company’s newly opened Austin, Texas plant yesterday as employees rallied to take pictures and post them on social networking platforms. Speaking on location, Cook recapped the WWDC announcements and mentioned that “exciting” new products are coming.

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Tim Cook circulates memo to employees detailing Beats acquisition

Tim Cook circulates memo to employees detailing Beats acquisition

Today, Apple announced it was acquiring Beats Electronics and Beats Music for $3 billion in a deal that will bring Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre into the Apple fold. Following the official announcement, Apple CEO sent a memo to employees regarding the deal, reports 9to5Mac, which obtained a copy of this internal communication.

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Tim Cook Charitybuzz lunch auction ends with $330,000 bid

Tim Cook Charitybuzz lunch auction ends with $330,000 bid

Tim Cook’s charity auction for a one-hour meeting with the Apple CEO at the company’s Cupertino headquarters ended today with final bid of $330,001. This auction is Tim Cook’s second fundraiser for Charitybuzz, with last year’s coffee meeting bringing in $610,000.

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Tim Cook talks mobile payments and patient product development in WSJ interview

Tim Cook talks mobile payments and patient product development in WSJ interview

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke briefly with the Wall Street Journal after the company’s earnings conference call yesterday. Apple announced its Q2 2014 earnings on Wednesday and reported better than expected iPhone sales, lagging iPad sales and a 7 for 1 stock split that left shareholders smiling. In his interview, Cook talked to the WSJ about the company’s need to innovate and its prospects for mobile payments.

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Tim Cook on lack of new product launches in 2014: “It means more to us to get it right than to be first”

Tim Cook on lack of new product launches in 2014: “It means more to us to get it right than to be first”

We’ve all been eagerly waiting for Apple to launch products in new product categories this year. But we are yet to see any new product launches so far.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook ranked 33rd among Fortune’s list of world leaders

Apple CEO Tim Cook ranked 33rd among Fortune’s list of world leaders

Fortune today published its inaugural list of the World’s Greatest Leaders, singling out individuals like Pope Francis, Dalai Lama and Bill Clinton for their contribution to society. Apple CEO Tim Cook was one of only a few technology executives who made it into the top 50 list.

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Tim Cook criticizes Yukari Kane book Haunted Empire, calling it ‘nonsense’

Tim Cook criticizes Yukari Kane book Haunted Empire, calling it ‘nonsense’

Apple CEO Tim Cook responded harshly to a new book  about Apple in the post-Steve Jobs era, calling the narrative “nonsense.” The book,  Haunted Empire, was authored by Yukari Iwatani Kane and published today by HarperBusiness.

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New book ‘Haunted Empire, Apple After Steve Jobs’ profiles Tim Cook’s leadership style

New book ‘Haunted Empire, Apple After Steve Jobs’ profiles Tim Cook’s leadership style

Yukari Iwatani Kane is an ex-WSJ journalist who has a book coming up on Apple after Steve Jobs, titled “Haunted Empire.” The Wall Street Journal today ran an excerpt from the book that details Tim Cook’s leadership at Apple.

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Tim Cook: Apple’s Sapphire facility in Arizona is for “a secret project”

Tim Cook: Apple’s Sapphire facility in Arizona is for “a secret project”

In November 2013, Apple had confirmed that the company was planning to setup 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.

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