Tim Cook

Apple conference call to be held concerning excess cash

Apple conference call to be held concerning excess cash

Apple CEO Tim Cook has admitted his company has too much cash lying around. Way too much. In fact, it has nearly $100 billion just resting in the bank. Cook has said that it's unncessary to have that much dough without doing anything with it. He noted that it should be spent on advancing the company. Apparently is has come up with a solution.

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iCloud gains 15 million users in 21 days

iCloud gains 15 million users in 21 days

Apple CEO Tim Cook offered up details on how iCloud is doing at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference. iCloud was one of several topics Cook talked about during the conference. He also talked about working conditions at factories building Apple products in China along with the philosophy of Apple. Cook gave up a few tidbits about iCloud that were very interesting.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 14, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! Although, based on the fact that it's the evening and you're reading this, perhaps it isn't such a joyous occasion for you. Luckily, we have a tip for you - start playing Words With Friends. Yeah, apparently 1 in 10 Words With Friends players end up hooking up with someone they've played against on the popular social game. So get out there and start practicing your mad word skills.

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Apple’s Tim Cook shows the incredible growth rate of the iPad

Apple’s Tim Cook shows the incredible growth rate of the iPad

Do you know how many iPads have been sold since the brand's inception just a couple years ago? Tim Cook does, and he revealed at today's Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference that the number is around 55 million. It took three years for the iPhone to sell that many units, and a whopping 22 years before that many Mac computers were sold.

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Tim Cook assures us he’ll keep Apple unique

Tim Cook assures us he’ll keep Apple unique

Today in an interview / keynote speech with investors at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2012, Tim Cook answered many questions on Apple, including on his position in the company. What Cook has done and will do in the very near future was spoken about and explained in short, Cook coming across very much as the man who's not only in charge of Apple, but in love with its culture as well. Cook would not, as it said "permit the slow undoing of it" simply because that wasn't a possibility because Apple is a company he believes in so deeply.

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Tim Cook “can’t live without” his Apple TV

Tim Cook “can’t live without” his Apple TV

Apple represented themselves with Tim Cook speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference this week, he speaking of the Apple TV saying that he simply cannot imagine life without it. In addition, Cook addressed the fact that he'd previously called the Apple TV a "hobby" saying that yes, it is a hobby, but that Apple doesn't do hobbies - saying that it's only considered a hobby because it's part of such a small market compared to the Mac and iOS markets. Mobile and desktop still reign supreme, ladies and gentlemen.

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Apple streaming Tim Cook speech with Goldman Sachs Conference here

Apple streaming Tim Cook speech with Goldman Sachs Conference here

Today you'll be hearing more than a couple stories from the Apple world coming from Tim Cook as he speaks at a Goldman Sachs Conference for investors. This talk is being streamed live via QuickTime from Apple's own Investor website for anyone who'd love to take a listen to do so. This talk has covered supplier accountability, products, and the fact that Cook cannot live without his Apple TV.

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Tim Cook promises Apple supplier working conditions reports monthly

Tim Cook promises Apple supplier working conditions reports monthly

This week Apple's own Tim Cook is speaking at Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference and has addressed the Foxconn and additional working conditions reports with an assurance that monthly reports will be given from here on out. As he spoke on the measures they will be taking in the near future, he also reminded the audience that the Fair Labor Association audit is still taking place. Amongst assurances for the future are working hours being managed on a "very micro basis" and the complete destruction of underage working as their top priority.

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Apple’s Tim Cook talks charitable contributions at internal meeting

Apple’s Tim Cook talks charitable contributions at internal meeting

It's clear that Apple CEO Tim Cook, who replaced the late Steve Jobs, is a different kind of leader than Jobs was. While Jobs was not known for philanthropic efforts during his life and his time with Apple, Cook is focusing heavily on talking up Apple's charitable contributions. In fact, Cook recently told employees at a Apple Town Hall meeting that the company is donating to charity in a big way.

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