Apple Is Putting Pressure on Arizona to Stop the State's Anti-Gay Bill

Apple's got a vested interest in Arizona's future—its newest factory will break ground there in 2015, bringing thousands of jobs to the state. And the company is now advocating for local policy. Today, Apple publicly took a stand against the state's highly controversial proposed anti-gay legislation. » 2/25/14 4:55pm 2/25/14 4:55pm

Apple Hired the CEO of Yves Saint Laurent to Work On Special Projects

For some reason, Apple has hired the CEO of fashion house Yves Saint Laurent Paul Deneve to work on 'special projects'. He'll report directly to Tim Cook and presumably help out on future wearable technology that Apple has in store or outfit Jony Ive with tighter fitting t-shirts or something we have no idea what.… » 7/02/13 7:14pm 7/02/13 7:14pm

Tim Cook on iOS 7, Jony Ive, Google Glass and Opening Apple Up

Confirming what we've already heard about iOS 7, Tim Cook just told Walt Mossberg, Kara Swisher and the rest of the tech world that Jony Ive has been "really key" to iOS 7. Cook also had a few choice words about Google Glass and other topics. » 5/28/13 10:25pm 5/28/13 10:25pm

Tim Cook Was Never Keen on Suing Samsung in the First Place

Everybody knows about Steve Job's famous intentions to go thermonuclear on Android if necessary, but it seems that current CEO Tim Cook wasn't necessarily on the same tactical page. According to Reuters, unnamed sources with knowledge of the situation say that Cook was opposed to suing Samsung when the trouble started … » 2/10/13 12:00pm 2/10/13 12:00pm

Tim Cook Is the Runner-Up in Time's Person of the Year

A surprising number of nerds made it on to the shortlist for this year's Time person of the year award. More than the others, though, Tim Cook has clearly made a lasting impression outside the tech community—demonstrated by him nabbing second place. » 12/20/12 3:36am 12/20/12 3:36am

Apple Maps, Android Jabs, and More: Apple CEO Tim Cook Speaks

Bloomberg BusinessWeek has scored a gigundo, 11-page interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. It covers a ton of ground—much of which has been covered before—but offers some new insights as well. Here's the highlight reel, before you dive into the whole thing: » 12/06/12 9:19am 12/06/12 9:19am

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Tim Cook Says Surface Is a Dumb Idea*

*Not verbatim, but pretty much. During Apple's quarterly earnings call, Cook just dissed Microsoft's new kinda-tablet-kinda-computer thing. "I suppose you could design a car that flies and floats," Mr. Cook quipped. That's sarcasm. Mean, corporate sarcasm! » 10/25/12 5:38pm 10/25/12 5:38pm

Tim Cook Should Have Done This At Today's iPhone 5 Event

Today, Apple introduced a bunch of new products: the iPhone 5, iTunes 11, a new iPod Touch and an iPod Nano. And they announce new products at every event! But what if one day they decided to just... stop? CollegeHumor imagines an Apple who's sick of making products and holds a press conference to release... nothing. » 9/12/12 8:00pm 9/12/12 8:00pm

Read Tim Cook's Blisteringly Cheerful Memo to Apple Employees About…

The verdict in the Apple vs. Samsung case may mean that over a billion dollars will be headed Apples way out of Samsung's pocket, it was also a moral victory, at least to Tim Cook. Shortly after the verdict—squarely in Apple's favor—was announced, Cook sent out a memo, congratulating those at Apple for their work, and… » 8/25/12 1:00pm 8/25/12 1:00pm

Tim Cook Reveals Secret Mac Pro in an Email to Random Apple Fan

Though the Mac Pro got a half-assed update yesterday that was promptly forgotten today, it's really been on life support for years. But don't worry professional people! Tim Cook has officially said that Apple is "working on something really great" for the Mac Pro and that it'll be coming next year. » 6/12/12 5:24pm 6/12/12 5:24pm