Tag Archives: Tim Cook

Fortune names Tim Cook “greatest leader”

Today Fortune released its list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Apple CEO Tim Cook has been chosen for the #1 spot, and Fortune has posted a lengthy article highlighting Tim Cook’s strong leadership skills since he became CEO back in October 2011. In the article, Tim Cook also discusses many details of what it’s been like to step in as CEO of Apple…

Tim Cook interview: Apple Watch, values, corporate culture and critics

Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken part in an extensive interview with Fast Company, discussing everything from Apple Watch to Steve Jobs to Apple’s new Spaceship campus. On Steve Jobs’ legacy at Apple, Cook states that his desire to the best products still fuels the company today: Several other things are a consequence of that philosophy, starting with a…

Tim Cook speaks on Apple’s success in China

China’s growing middle class is noted as an opportunity for growth in many industries. If you remember about a year ago, many were saying that Apple should make a cheaper iPhone to compete in China. When iPhone 5c was announced,  those people were generally disappointed with the repackaged iPhone 5′s chances in China. Now the top smartphone vendor in…

Tim Cook on Apple Watch: We want to change the way you live your life

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook spoke at the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference today and, while covering a range of topics about Apple’s business, had some interesting comments on the upcoming Apple Watch. Cook was asked what separates Apple Watch from competing smartwatches and responded as follows: If you think about the MP3 industry, we…

Highlights from Apple’s Quarterly Earnings Call

Today, Apple released their latest quarterly figures. As is usual for Apple’s holiday quarters, they posted record numbers. Here’s some highlights from what was mentioned beyond the straight financial figures. Apple had a great quarter for the iPhone. Overall, Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones, 23.4 million more than the same quarter last year. When…

The TiP Weekly: Mobile payment wars, Tim Cook comes out, and more…

Hello and welcome to the first installment of The TiP Weekly! Tech moves fast and it can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in the mobile industry — especially when Apple is concerned! So, every Saturday, we’re going to be bringing you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest format. Think of it as a…

Tim Cook: “I’m proud to be gay”

In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Tim Cook has opened up about his sexuality for the first time, writing “I’m proud to be gay.” The piece, entitled Tim Cook Speaks Up, is a first person account from the Apple CEO and contains details about his personal life that Cook had previously chosen to keep private. While I have never denied my sexuality,…