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2011 - The Year Of The Apple
2011-12-28 08:12:37

2011 was a year in Apple's history that saw a legend become immortalized and innovation keep expanding beyond our imaginations. Apple started off the year hot, with the release of its Mac App Store and the announcement of the Verizon iPhone 4.  The company had an exclusive agreement with AT&T, and Verizon became the first company to break that trend and offer the iPhone on its own network. Just two weeks into the year, Apple's co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs took another medical...

Apple iPhone
2011-10-04 13:06:44

Apple's new CEO Tim Cook made his first unveiling of a new product on Tuesday, the iPhone 4S. Many rumors and speculations have been circulating whether Apple would launch an update to its current iPhone 4 model, or instead release a new iPhone 5 device. The new iPhone 4S features Apple's A5 chip, dual-core graphics, and up to 7 times faster performance than the current iPhone 4.  The new device will also come equipped with Apple's Retina display which it put into its iPad 2...

New iPhone Expected To Be Unveiled At Oct. 4 Media Event
2011-09-28 08:27:51

Apple is expected to unveil iPhone 5 at its Cupertino, California headquarters during an upcoming press event. The event, scheduled for October 4 @ 10 a.m. PDT (7 a.m. EDT), was first tipped off last week by All Things Digital´s John Paczkowski, who reported that newly appointed CEO Tim Cook would be hosting the iPhone 5 announcement after he took over after Steve Jobs´ departure in August. “Let´s talk iPhone,” was what invitees read in the invitation sent out...

2011-08-25 09:55:06

  Apple´s co-founder Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of the company on Wednesday after taking most the year off for medical reasons. The 56-year-old co-founder of the company is a pancreatic cancer survivor and has been on medical leave since January 17. "I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple´s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come," Jobs said in his public...

2011-04-21 11:20:00

Having left its tenuous survival mode long behind, computer and cultural juggernaut Apple has become the envy of the technology world and does not make even the slightest of moves without thousands of eyes watching. So what vexes this company as it releases yet another record-breaking earnings and profits statement? It could not make iPad tablets fast enough. "We sold every iPad 2 we could make," Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer told AP. Apple moved 4.7 million iPads of both kinds into...

2011-03-21 11:15:00

Doctor Says His Work Was Misrepresented By Exodus International and Misleads App Users BURLINGTON, Vt., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Truth Wins Out: University of Minnesota researcher Dr. Gary Remafedi wrote a letter today asking Apple founder Steve Jobs and interim CEO Tim Cook to remove a controversial "ex-gay" app from its online store. The scientist claimed that Exodus International distorted his work in an effort to misrepresent...

2011-02-24 08:30:20

Apple shareholders opposed demands that the company disclose a plan for succession after CEO Steve Jobs took medical leave for the third time, but did approve a proposal giving them a bigger say in the appointment of directors. During Apple's annual meeting on Wednesday, pension fund group Calpers said about 74 percent of the votes cast favored a non-binding proposal by the funding firm that unopposed candidates for the company's board receive a majority of votes to win election. Calpers,...

2011-01-17 12:10:00

Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced on Monday that he will be taking another medical leave of absence, two years after a six-month sabbatical during which he received a liver transplant. Tim Cook, Apple's chief operating officer, will take over the company's day-to-day operations, just as he did during Jobs' last leave of absence. "At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health," Jobs told Apple employees in an internal memo. "I will...

2009-07-22 19:25:54

U.S. multinational Apple Inc., which posted a 15 percent jump in quarterly profit, says it can't supply enough iPhones and Macintosh computers to meet demand. The iPhone and MacBook shortages are due to demand spikes, Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook said We will get beyond this, he said about the Mac shortage, saying he thought it would be corrected within weeks. He said Apple was working hard to fill iPhone demand. The Cupertino, Calif., company still plans to introduce the iPhone3GS --...

2009-01-15 12:20:00

After the announcement of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' medical leave, all eyes are on his supposed successor, Tim Cook, while Apple shares start to drop. Cook's performance during Jobs' absence will ultimately provide some insight into whether Jobs has secured a quality executive to handle the company's affairs once he steps down. Apple employees who are familiar with Cook and his contributions to Apple's success feel assured that he will prove the Cupertino, Calif.-based gadget and computer maker...

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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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