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Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Testify in U.S. Tech Antitrust Probe in July

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to testify in an upcoming antitrust hearing with the U.S. House judiciary antitrust subcommittee, chairman David Cicilline said today in an interview with Kara Swisher. According to Cicilline, Apple CEO ‌Tim Cook‌, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Alphabet (Google) CEO Sundar Pichai, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will all appear at […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative Led by Lisa Jackson

Apple CEO Tim Cook today took to Twitter to announce Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice initiative, with a $100 million commitment. The effort will be led by Apple’s vice president of environment, policy, and social initiatives, Lisa Jackson. Beginning in the United States and expanding globally over time, the initiative will challenge the systemic barriers […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook on George Floyd’s Death: We Must Aim Far Higher Than a ‘Normal’ Future

Apple CEO Tim Cook today shared an open letter addressing the death of George Floyd while in police custody last month, referring to the “senseless killing” as “shocking and tragic proof that we must aim far higher than a ‘normal’ future.” The letter is similar to a memo that Cook shared with Apple employees last […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook and Others to Share Commencement Speeches on Special Podcast for National Graduation Day

iHeartMedia today announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be participating in its special podcast “Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020.” With most college graduates unable to attend commencement this year, the podcast will help fill the void with a series of speeches from Cook and a long list of other notable figures, such […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Delivers Virtual Commencement Address to Ohio State University Graduates

Apple CEO Tim Cook today delivered the virtual commencement address at The Ohio State University’s virtual commencement event. ‌Tim Cook‌ to Ohio State University graduates: Graduates, I’m sorry that we’re not celebrating together today. Your class is a special one marked by history like few others in OSU’s 150 years. And while we aren’t shoulder […]

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Tim Cook Named to California’s Economic Recovery Task Force

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Discontinued Apple today stopped selling the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus after announcing the second-generation iPhone SE. The second-generation iPhone SE is essentially an upgraded iPhone 8, with a 4.7-inch display and Touch ID home button, but with a faster A13 Bionic chip. As of now, there is […]

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Tim Cook Assures Employees Apple is Staying Focused on What It Does Best

Apple CEO Tim Cook today addressed Apple employees at a virtual company-wide meeting held to address questions about work-from-home arrangements and when people can expect to return to their jobs in retail stores and corporate offices. Bloomberg shared details on the meeting, with ‌Tim Cook‌ calling the current health crisis an “uncertain and stressful moment” […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver Virtual Commencement Address for Ohio State University Students

Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the commencement address at Ohio State University’s virtual commencement event that’s set to take place on May 3, Ohio State President Michael Drake announced today. The event, which will be live streamed, will kick off at noon local time, with 12,000 diplomas to be awarded virtually to students. The […]

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Apple’s Pandemic Recovery Donation to China More Than Doubles to $7 Million

Apple has more than doubled its donation to China’s virus recovery efforts, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced on Chinese social networking site Weibo today (via Reuters). Apple has now donated more than 50 million yuan ($7 million) to the country, which will be used to support long-term public health recovery efforts. China has shown incredible […]

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Apple Pledges Substantial Donation With Medical Supplies to Italy’s First Responders and Medical Personnel

Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced on Twitter that Apple is making a substantial donation that includes medical supplies to Protezione Civile in Italy, with the funds set to help first responders, medical personnel, and volunteers working to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the country. Apple last week said that it has made […]

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Tim Cook Offers Work From Home to Most Apple Staff Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Apple CEO Tim Cook has today offered employees at most of its global offices the ability to work from home, and announced new policies in light of the coronavirus outbreak.Image via David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Employees at several global offices have been told to “feel free to work remotely if your job allows,” for the week […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘It Feels to Me China is Getting Coronavirus Under Control’

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Birmingham, Alabama today, where he spoke at an event for EdFarm, which will offer Apple’s Everyone Can Code curriculum alongside civil rights education conducted through augmented reality.Following his EdFarm speech, Cook did an interview with Fox Business. The interview is set to air in full on Friday, but in […]

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Tim Cook Says Apple Will Donate to Coronavirus Relief Efforts in China

Apple intends to donate money in support of groups fighting the outbreak of the Coronavirus in China, Tim Cook said on Saturday. Electron micrograph of coronavirus virionsIn a morning tweet marking the Luna New Year, the Apple chief said the company will be “donating to groups on the ground helping support all of those affected.” […]

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Tim Cook Invested in Nebia Shower Head After Stepping Under a Prototype in His Local Gym

Back in 2015, Tim Cook threw his weight behind a water-efficient shower head called Nebia, which sprays in a way that uses less water, but still keeps people warm. It doesn’t have an Apple logo on it, but looks like something the company would design – if it made bathroom hardware.Today, Nebia unveiled a new […]

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Tim Cook Visits Ireland, Calls for Global Corporate Tax Reform

Tim Cook visited Ireland today to collect an award from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for Apple’s 40 years of investment in the country. Apple’s CEO also met with Irish musician Hozier and Dublin-based game studio WarDucks.In 2016, the European Commission found that Apple received illegal state aid from Ireland and forced the company to repay 13 […]

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Apple and Tim Cook Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States, an annual federal holiday commemorating the American civil rights movement leader.Apple today honored the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a full-page tribute on its website. A photo of Dr. King is accompanied by an iconic quote of his: “Whatever affects one […]

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Tim Cook to Receive Award From Irish Prime Minister Celebrating 40 Years of Apple Investment

Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to receive an award from the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar this month, reports Bloomberg.Cook is scheduled to meet with the Irish Taioseach in Dublin on January 20 to receive the award, “in recognition of the iPhone maker’s 40 years of investment in Ireland,” according to IDA Ireland, the […]

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