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Apple Announces 2013 Worldwide Developers Conference
2013-04-24 12:46:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Word circulated this week that Apple CEO Tim Cook might soon need to polish up his resume, while Apple stocks fell on news that executives could be looking to replace Cook. Yet even with this news, the show must go on. In this case, the show is the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which Apple announced Wednesday would be held June 10-14 at San Francisco´s Moscone West. The five-day conference will draw developers...

Is Apple CEO Tim Cook Up For Replacement? Likely Not
2013-04-22 12:09:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Shares of Apple stock (AAPL) are resting below $400 for the first time since late 2011. In the past six months the stock has been in a steady decline with a few feeble jumps here in there. The company will release the results of their most recent quarter tomorrow and, according to some analysts and investors, Apple executives are looking for a new CEO to replace Tim Cook. Cook was handpicked by the Late Steve Jobs to take over...

Tim Cook Didn't Support Samsung Lawsuit
2013-02-11 04:49:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As the long legal battle between the two tech giants progresses, reports have surfaced that Tim Cook, the man who succeeded Steve Jobs as Apple´s chief executive, opposed the decision to sue Samsung in April 2011. According to Reuters reporters Poornima Gupta, Miyoung Kim and Dan Levine, individuals “with knowledge of the matter” said that the 52-year-old Cook believed that suing the South Korean firm would be a...

Apple Shares Drop 10 Percent Despite Record Profits And iPhone Sales
2013-01-24 12:48:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last night, Tim Cook and crew gathered together to give their quarterly earnings report to an anxious group of analysts and investors. Tensions were high amidst recent reports that Apple would be cutting their component orders "in half" and that the company may soon release a cheaper version of their highly profitable iPhone to fend off competition. Despite these concerns, Apple announced record numbers, with $54.4 billion in...

Apple CEO Returns To China
2013-01-08 12:41:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the second time in less than a year, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is visiting China, where he met with officials to discuss the development of the country´s technology industry and related issues, various new outlets reported on Tuesday. According to Bloomberg News, Cook also spoke with Miao Wei, head of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology about the state of mobile communications across the globe, as...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Takes A Big Pay Cut In 2012
2012-12-28 14:08:27

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Tim Cook took the reins at Apple in the second half of 2011, succeeding co-founder and iconic CEO Steve Jobs. Not long after Cook stepped up to the role on August 24, 2011, SEC filings revealed Apple had awarded Cook with 1 million shares of APPL stock, but only if he stayed on board for 10 years. Fifty percent of these shares are set to vest on August 24, 2016, the other half in 2021. Thus began the claims that Tim Cook...

Apple - Coming To America
2012-12-06 12:59:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s latest iMac hasn´t even been available for a week yet and already, some early adopters of this popular all-in-one computer are beginning to notice something out of the ordinary about their machines. The oft-mocked stamping found on the back of all Apple products usually reads: Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China. In the first 5 days of the new, slimmer iMac´s availability, several...

Apple Exec Scott Forstall Let Go
2012-10-30 09:36:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Apple´s latest “little” press event was not without its surprises. The new iMacs caught many by surprise, as did a newly revised iPad, just 7 months after the 3rd generation was announced. Yet, for all the surprises held within Apple´s last event of the year, there was one rather peculiar element: The entire event was hosted by Tim Cook and Phil Schiller, with nary a mention to Scott Forstall. For anyone...

Cook Apologies For Maps
2012-09-28 20:57:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Much hay has been made about Apple´s latest version of Maps in iOS 6. Much of this hay is very valid, as the new, native app does appear incomplete in many regards. Maps became the laughing stock last week as millions of users rushed to install iOS 6 (15% of iOS users upgraded within the first 24 hours, according to analysis firm Chitika) and play with an app that had been hyped for months. After looking for their houses,...


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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