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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Tim Cook says Android is the Europe of the smartphone market

Tim Cook says Android is the Europe of the smartphone market

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.

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Tim Cook: We’re working on some really great stuff

Tim Cook: We’re working on some really great stuff

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.

WSJ has updated that article with some more interesting excerpts from that interview.

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Tim Cook comments on the NSA in ABC News interview

Tim Cook comments on the NSA in ABC News interview


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.

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ABC News gives a sneak preview of Tim Cook’s interview on Mac’s 30th Anniversary

ABC News gives a sneak preview of Tim Cook’s interview on Mac’s 30th Anniversary

As expected, a teaser of Apple CEO, Tim Cook’s interview with ABC News Anchor David Muir was shown on Good Morning America.

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Tim Cook talks to media about China Mobile iPhone deal, says it’s a “watershed” day

Tim Cook talks to media about China Mobile iPhone deal, says it’s a “watershed” day

Apple CEO Tim Cook today made a rare TV appearance with China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua in Beijing to about the recent deal between the two companies that’ll bring the iPhone to the world’s largest carrier.

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Tim Cook: Apple has big plans for 2014 that customers will love

Tim Cook: Apple has big plans for 2014 that customers will love

Tim Cook today sent a mail to all Apple employees reflecting upon what the company achieved in 2013, and getting people excited about Apple’s plans for 2014.

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