Tim Cook

Icy Relationship Between Ebay CEO And Icahn Beginning To Thaw

Bloomberg - April 11, 2014

EBay Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe dined with Icahn and two other colleagues, and discussed the investor’s proposal to split off the e-commerce company’s PayPal payments unit. The settlement got an assist from... Read »

How Apple Has Changed From Steve Jobs To Tim Cook

Ohio University - April 8, 2014

Apple has shown us that the CEO can affect public image and product development. Look at the differences between Jobs and Cook while they have each reigned at Apple. Read »

What Will Tim Cook Do With Apple’s $159B?

NYT - April 7, 2014

Apple topped the list, with nearly $159 billion. A decade ago, before the iPhone came along, the company was holding about $5.5 billion. Read »

New Book Slams Apple CEO Tim Cook

NYT - March 21, 2014

Under Timothy D. Cook, who took over as chief executive shortly before Steve Jobs died in October 2011, Apple “teeters at the edge of a reckoning,” Ms. Kane writes. Its executives, she adds, “cannot find their own way... Read »

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Apple’s CEO

Mashable - March 20, 2014

Whether the company falls off the edge depends in large part on a CEO who remains a mystery to many inside and outside the company. Cook is frequently described in the press with the same few (sometimes contradicting) words:... Read »

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘Haunted Empire’ Is Nonsense

Tech Crunch - March 18, 2014

In case you hadn’t heard, there’s a new book out about Apple by ex-WSJ reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane called Haunted Empire. Kane covered the Apple beat at WSJ for years, and her book deals specifically with how the... Read »

Apple CEO Is Increasingly Flexing His Muscles

TIME - March 4, 2014

Tim Cook is getting more comfortable channelling the Steve Jobs’s patented self-righteousness. At the company’s annual shareholders meeting last week, the Apple CEO chafed at a request that Apple commit to not engaging... Read »

Icahn Drops Apple Buyback Proposal

Bloomberg - February 11, 2014

Investor Carl Icahn dropped his campaign urging Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of stock this year, after the company stepped up repurchases and a proxy-advisory firm criticized his efforts as micromanagement. Apple... Read »

Apple Buys Back $14 Billion Of Shares…

Reuters - February 7, 2014

With the latest round of repurchases, Apple has bought back more than $40 billion of its shares over the past 12 months, which Cook said was a record for any company over a similar span. Read »

CEO Tim Cook Says Touch ID Was Part Of Thinking

TechCrunch - January 28, 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook actually discussed mobile payments directly on the company’s earnings call today, saying that it’s an area that has “intrigued” the company and that mobile payments actually figured in the... Read »

Tim Cook On The NSA

VentureBeat - January 27, 2014

Tim Cook wants to put the American people at ease. But unless the government lifts the “gag order” it’s placed on other technology companies, Cook can’t tell us much about the type and amount of data Apple shares... Read »

Tim Cook Reads Your Emails

Business Insider - January 24, 2014

Cook gets about 700-800 emails daily and says he reads the majority of them. "I'm a workaholic." Cook wakes up at 3:45 AM, which gives him time to read all those emails. Read »

Davos Absentees Include…

Economic Times - January 22, 2014

The annual parade of boldface names at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is always striking. This year's attendees at the meeting, which begins Wednesday, will include Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe; the... Read »

Apple CEO Plans To Broaden Alliance…

WSJ - January 15, 2014

Apple's deal to offer iPhones through China Mobile represents a major coup for its chief executive Tim Cook, who signaled Wednesday the company plans to broaden its alliance with the Chinese carrier to grow in the world's... Read »

Tim Cook Docks Himself $4 Million In Pay

CNN Money - December 30, 2013

Tim Cook gave himself a sizable slap on the wrist this past summer, docking himself $4 million in pay for Apple's underperforming stock price. Read »