Businessweek managed to interview Apple’s leading executives – Tim Cook, Jony Ive and Craig Federighi. In this exclusive interview, the executives lay out their vision for the future and put all the “Apple’s doomed” rumors to rest. Read it here.
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.
Is Apple on the right track? Will it keep building higher (or lower) variants of iPhones…….from iPhone 6 to iPhone 40 or will there be something better? Will it respond to its technology hungry fans and gadget devotees by getting something radically different? And if so by when ? The questions are endless ….but at the core of it is one common expectation. That is for Apple to come out with more innovative and radically different products and services ….just like the way it was when Steve Jobs was running the Company.
According to recent social media data by ViralHeat, Jony Ive is more popular than Tim Cook when compared to social media channels. Even though Jony Ive never took the stage at the conference, his name popped up almost in every Apple conversation on Twitter and Facebook. Sir Jony Ive had 28,377 mentions across Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, while Tim cook was mentioned 20,919 times. Read More
Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook was on stage today at the D11 conference and when talking about TV and the future of television, Tim Cook kept on focusing on the current Apple TV and being a product driven person, he kept on revealing the numbers relating to the device. Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher were interviewing Tim, and in their usual style, they kept on pressing him to get more details out of the entire idea. Read More
Tim Cook recently avoided an awkward question on Steve Jobs. The reported asked if we would see a hologram of Steve Jobs anytime soon at upcoming Apple events to which Tim Cook simply said “I can’t comment on that.” Read More
Somebody so badly wanted to have a cup of coffee with the most powerful man in corporate America, he stole a credit card to bit for the auction over at CharityBuzz. The bid entered using the stolen credit card was confirmed by CharityBuzz and the amount has now been restored to $600,000 from $605,000 which is still double that of current CharityBuzz record holder – former U.S. president, Bill Clinton. Read More
At first glance maybe you would think this is either a joke or an exaggeration, but it is not. If you want to have coffee with Tim Cook, you can bid at CharityBuzz.com. The website places the estimated value of the lot at $160,000 (at the time of this writing). The lot allows the winning bidder to have coffee with Tim Cook along with 30 minutes to an hour of his time at the Apple Cupertino Head Quarters. Travel, hotel and other expenses unfortunately is not covered by the lot and will be shouldered by the winner. The current bid as of writing is already at $160,000.00 with 48 bids already logged, this is amazing considering that there is still 20 days left to bid. Bidding will officially close on May 14, 2013. Read More
Despite past rumors of the removal of Tim Cook from being the Apple CEO and Rocco Pendola calling his hiring ‘Steve Job’s worst decision’, in a recent compilation of survey ratings by Glassdoor, employees gave their CEO Tim Cook a collective 94% rating for being a good leader. Glassdoor is a site where employees from different companies can anonymously rate and post reviews of their companies and the management. Read More
During Apple’s latest earnings call today, Tim Cook said “We acknowledge that our growth rate has slowed.” Apple’s stock has been on the decline constantly and with no new product being launched for so long, it is likely that the stock price will continue to dip. Tim Cook mentioned that Apple has always been successful because of its innovative products. Read More