Tag Archives: Tim Cook

Apple and Samsung’s mediation talks over settlement reportedly fail

According to reports over at ZDNet Korea (via The Verge), Tim Cook and Samsung’s CEO, JK Shine met last week to try and come to some sort of agreement over settlement. The two companies have been at loggerheads for years, disputing patent infringement in a number of countries. A major showdown was only recently decided, awarding Apple nearly $1 billion…

Tim Cook states Apple will enter new product categories, promises “really great stuff”

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. In an interview with Wall Street Journal at Apple’s home-base in Cupertino, Tim Cook uttered words that’ll get any Apple fan excited, and yet he’s not said anything he hasn’t said before. In his usually very secretive way, Tim Cook stated that Apple would be entering new product categories this year. But wasn’t…

Tim Cook visits UAE to meet Prime Minister, visit local retailers and possibly scout future Apple Store locations

Apple CEO Tim Cook seems to be doing some travelling lately. Following his recent visit to Ireland to discuss taxes with the government in the country, he’s now jetted off to the United Arab Emirates to meet with the country’s Prime Minister and visit a few local retail locations. The official reasons for the trip are unclear, but we can of course make…

Apple issues updated report on US government surveillance requests

On Monday, Apple released an updated report regarding the company’s involvement with US government surveillance programs. The report provides details about the number of national security orders as well as the number of account information requests from law enforcement agencies. According to the report, Apple has been working closely with the White…

Tim Cook hints that new product categories could arrive by end of 2014

During conference calls for Apple’s quarterly earnings, perhaps the most interesting part is always the Q&A session, where analysts get to ask the Apple executives about the numbers revealed during the earnings call, as well as ask them what’s next for the company. As always, during today’s call, the question of what’s next in new product categories…

Apple CEO Tim Cook confirms sapphire glass plant, wants greater transparency on NSA involvement [video]

Last night, ABC News broadcast an exclusive interview with Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook. As you’d expect, the host attempted to get some inside information on what Apple is up to next, but – as always – it was a futile attempt. Cook, when questioned, jokingly said that the Sapphire glass was being used for a “ring”. Of course, this was a humorous jab towards…