In the second part of a two part–interview of Apple CEO Tim Cook by Charlie Rose, Cook spoke about Apple, its values and privacy. Cook talks about Apple’s policy regarding the privacy of user data; he understands the fact that people “have a right to privacy.” According to him, Apple just picks up a very small set of data from users and almost all of it is encrypted. Read More
During today’s earnings call Tim Cook said Apple nearly has 800 million iTunes accounts which, according to him is “staggering”. In the last quarter the purchases on iTunes was around $5.2B compared to last quarter that was only $4.7B and which is also 24% more than the spend for the same quarter in the last year. It is even more exciting for Apple is most accounts have credit cards linked to the account as reported by Venturebeat. Read More
In a statement given to CNBC, Tim Cook completely bashed the new Apple book, titled “Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs”:
This nonsense belongs with some of the other books I’ve read about Apple. It fails to capture Apple, Steve, or anyone else in the company. Apple has over 85,000 employees that come to work each day to do their best work, to create the world’s best products, to put their mark in the universe and leave it better than they found it. This has been the heart of Apple from day one and will remain at the heart for decades to come. I am very confident about our future.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, is visiting Turkey to meet President Abdullah Gul, prior to the opening of Apple’s first official retail store in the country. This was confirmed through the President’s official calendar entry, as noted by MacRumors. The meeting is set to take place on the 4th of February, today, at 11 AM local time (1 AM PST) at the Çankaya Presidential Compound in the capital, Ankara. Read More
9to5Mac have managed to get their hands on an email that Apple CEO Tim Cook sent out to every Apple employee. The entire memo reflects back on 2013 and talks about all of the great things that are yet to be designed by Apple in 2014. Tim also notes that Apple has got big plans in 2014 that customers are going to love. Read More
During today’s earnings call, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook announced that the company made 15 acquisitions in 2013 out of which 7 were left undiscovered. All acquisitions were from a strategic point of view. Apple only acquires company that have proprietary technology and a great team of people that Apple can use to deploy at their existing or future products. Read More
Among the people expected to attend the Annual Sun Valley Conference, this week in Idaho, is Tim Cook, the current CEO of Apple Inc.
The conference will be held over a period of 4 days, and is hosted by the the New York based investment bank, Allen & Co., being a forum for the industry giants to discuss politics, business, and tech.