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Earth Day Brings Out A Greener Apple
2014-04-22 04:35:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On the eve of Earth Day, Apple released a new video in which CEO Tim Cook promises that the iPad and iPhone manufacturer will be making “an even stronger commitment to the environment for the future.” In the video, Cook has vowed that Apple would “use greener materials, less packaging” and “do everything we can to keep our products out of landfills,” according to Angela Moscaritolo of PC Mag. To that end, he noted that...

2014-01-23 16:28:40

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Carl Icahn released the attached open letter to shareholders of Apple Inc. For more information on this and other topics, follow Carl Icahn on Twitter at: @Carl_C_Icahnhttps://twitter.com/Carl_C_Icahn VOTE "FOR" PROPOSAL NO. 10 CARL C. ICAHN767 Fifth Avenue, 47(th) FloorNew York, New York 10153 January 23, 2014 Dear Fellow Apple Shareholders, Over the course of my long career as an investor and as Chairman of Icahn Enterprises, our...

Subpar Stock Performance Nets Apple's Tim Cook With $4M Stock Loss
2013-12-30 16:39:27

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There’s an old saying that goes something like this: “careful what you wish for, ‘cause you might just get it.” Apple CEO Tim Cook wanted to lead by example by tying executives’ annual stock awards to Apple’s own stock performance. Well, Cook made his wishes known and now he’s getting exactly what he wished for – and it’s costing him $4 million in lost stock options. Although his overall compensation package...

Apple CEO Teases Products 2014
2013-12-23 12:57:35

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s that time of year when we reflect on the past twelve months and look ahead to the upcoming year. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is doing exactly that – and teasing some major developments in 2014. In a memo to all Apple employees, Cook waxes sentimental as he thanks them for all their hard work, correlating it to those special holiday moments their customers will experience when they unwrap an iDevice. “This holiday...

Apple Stores Begin Selling iPad Mini With Retina Display
2013-11-12 10:07:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At midnight PDT on Tuesday Nov 12, Apple quietly released its new iPad Mini with Retina display through its online storefront. Observers said the stealthy release was probably done due to supply concerns as evidenced by some versions, 64GB, 128GB and all Wi-Fi + Cellular, shipping in five to ten days – compared to the one- to two-day estimate for 16GB and 32GB Wi-Fi-only models. Apple CEO Tim Cook admitted during a quarterly...

iTunes Radio Hits 20 Million Users
2013-10-22 15:28:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online During today’s Apple event, Tim Cook announced the company’s new music streaming service iTunes Radio hit 20 million users in its first month of availability. All told, these 20 million users streamed some one billion songs in five weeks. The music service was first announced in June during Apple's WWDC but was only made available with iOS 7 on September 18th. This represents a significant growth in numbers since the first...

Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts Takes Retail Lead At Apple
2013-10-15 10:14:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has finally found a head worthy of its retail operations in former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts. Apple’s retail operations have been without a dedicated leader since last October when John Browett was removed from his position as senior vice president of Retail. Browett was only with the company for ten months, filling the shoes of Ron Johnson, the long-tenured head of retail who left Apple in 2011 to take over the CEO...

Apple's Fingerprint Technology Concerns Senator Al Franken
2013-09-23 04:12:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US Senator Al Franken has reportedly written a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook to express his concerns over the Touch ID fingerprint recognition technology featured in the newly-released iPhone 5S. Franken, who is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, said that Touch ID raises “substantial privacy questions” and security-related concerns, according to a BBC News report published...

Apple Stock Climbs Billionaire Tweets
2013-08-14 08:36:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple’s stock climbed five percent on Tuesday to close at a seven month high following a pair of Tweets from billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn. Icahn said he believes the stock is undervalued and could be worth as much as $700 a share if CEO Tim Cook pushed the board of directors for a larger buyback. Shares of Apple closed at $489 for the day. In June the company announced their plans to boost their dividends and buy back...

Apple Removes Bob Mansfield From Leadership Position
2013-07-29 08:08:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bob Mansfield, the former senior vice president of technologies at Apple Inc., is no longer in an executive position with the company. He will instead work on "special projects" under CEO Tim Cook. This change was reported on Sunday by MacRumors and has been confirmed by AllThingsD and Reuters. Apple initially made no announcement about Mansfield's exit and only removed his picture from the executives profile page on its...


Latest Tim Cook Reference Libraries

Tim Cook
2013-08-01 11:48:01

Timothy Donald Cook, Born in Alabama on November 1, 1960, is a Business Executive, CEO of Apple and serves on the company's Board of Directors. Tim Cook grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama, near Mobile. He graduated from Robertsdale High School and earned a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University in 1982. He earned his M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in 1988. Cook didn't start out as CEO Though. That Job, had been held by Steve Jobs. Cook has...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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