Tim Cook to move his office to Apple Park

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 23, 2017

Apple said yesterday that employees will start boarding its futuristic campus, officially named Apple Park, in April. According to San Francisco Chronicle, Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook will move his office to the new 175-acre campus. Read More

 

Apple decries Trump decision on transgender rights for students

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 23, 2017

The United States President Donald Trump’s decision which aims to withdraw anti-discrimination protections for transgender bathroom use in schools was met with strong opposition from Apple. In a statement to Axios, Apple said preventing transgender students from using bathroom facilities designated for the gender to which they identify is hurting human rights initiatives. Read More

 

Tim Cook visits Downing Street, talks Brexit and more with UK Prime Minister Theresa May

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 9, 2017

Hot on the heels of his days-long European tour that saw him receive an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow after visiting various locations including Marseille, Paris, Vreden and Berlin, Apple CEO Tim Cook meet the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May this morning at 10am local time. May and Cook discussed the company’s presence in the country in the aftermath of Brexit. Read More

 

Video: Tim Cook receives honorary degree from University of Glasgow, chats with students

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 9, 2017

As announced last week, Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook has received an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow, in the United Kingdom. Following the official ceremony last night, Cook sat down for a fireside chat with students. Just prior to the session, he stopped at the Glasgow Apple Store and talked to customers.

The Apple CEO discussed a range of topics, including immigration, Apple Pencil, the legacy of Steve Jobs and more. A full video of Cook’s appearance at the University of Glasgow is now available for you to enjoy. Read More

 

Tim Cook will receive honorary degree from University of Glasgow

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 3, 2017

Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook is scheduled to receive an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow on February 8 at 6pm local time. Following the official ceremony, the university will hold a fireside chat with Cook which will be followed by a Q&A session with students.

The news was tweeted this morning on the University of Glasgow’s official Twitter account. The event is open to the University of Glasgow students. Read More

 

Tim Cook named recipient of Newseum’s 2017 Free Expression Award

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 2, 2017

Thursday, Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook got selected as the recipient of Newseum’s 2017 Free Expression Award in the Free Speech category. The organization recognized Cook’s contributions to issues like racial equality, privacy, the environment, access to education, LGBT rights and more. The Newseum, for those not in the know, is an interactive museum based in Washington, D.C. that promotes free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Read More

 

Apple considering legal action against Trump’s executive order on immigration

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 1, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order that bars refuges and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries—Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen—from entering the United States for at least 90 days didn’t sit well with Apple.

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that the Cupertino firm is weighing its legal options and considering challenging POTUS‘s executive order on immigration. Read More

 

Apple honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a tribute on its website

By Christian Zibreg on Jan 16, 2017

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the United States and Apple has joined the celebration with an appropriate tribute in the form of a full-page image on its website and a tweet from CEO Tim Cook. “We honor Martin Luther King by working to help achieve justice and equality,” reads Cook’s message.

Cook’s tweet is accompanied by the famous King quote: “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” Read More

 

Cook says AirPods are a runaway success

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 28, 2016

Asked by CNBC to share some thoughts in terms of AirPods, Apple’s boss Tim Cook responded by calling his company’s first Bluetooth earphones “a runaway success”. The CEO visited the floor of the New York Stock Exchange earlier this morning while on vacation.

“We’re making them just as fast as we can,” Cook responded when asked about the lack of available stock. Cook also shared a few tidbits regarding Apple’s holiday sales in a quick interview with CNBC. Read More

 

Tim Cook: we have great desktops in our roadmap

By Cody Lee on Dec 19, 2016

Apple has “great desktops” in its roadmap, CEO Tim Cook said in a recent posting to an employee message board. TechCrunch has the transcript, where Cook fields a question regarding whether or not Mac desktops are still strategic for Apple.

The comments come after the company’s MacBook Pro event this October, where iMacs and Minis were noticeably absent. It’s been over 430 days since Apple updated the former, and nearly 800 days for the latter. The Mac Pro is 3+ years old. Read More

 
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