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11 things to know about the woman Silicon Valley 'hates' - Gadgets Now

Tim Cook allegedly once yelled at her for not understanding the tax system and now Google is staring at a whopping $5 billion fine because of her. Meet Margarethe Vestager (pronounced as Vest-ayer), the woman Silicon Valley is scared of. And why not ...

See photos from this year's 11th annual iPhone Photography Awards - AppleInsider

Tim Cook congratulated the winners, which were announced on the IPPA website on Twitter. Congratulations to this year's @ippawards winners! Take a look at some of the best #shotoniPhone photography from around the world.https://t.co/sW6Uew7VYZ.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Congratulates 2018 iPhone Photography Award Winners - Mac Rumors

Each year, the iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA) highlights the best photographs captured with an iPhone over the course of the year. This year's winners were announced yesterday, with the winning photographs selected from thousands of entries ...

Can India drive Apple towards world's 1st trillion dollar company? - The Sentinel

The tech giant crossed the $900 billion market capitalisation mark in November last year following the launch of its “super premium” iPhone X and, according to CEO Tim Cook, in India,”we set a new first-half record” as Apple reported record results for ...

Apple Fights Latest MacBook Pro Problems - Forbes

As the new MacBook Pro machines are examined closely by those outside of Apple's futuristic HQ, the secrets of the laptops are becoming clear, and it makes for uncomfortable reading. Apple CEO Tim Cook waves during a product launch event (Photo by ...

Can India help Apple become world's first trillion-dollar firm? - Khaleej Times

The tech giant crossed the $900 billion market capitalisation mark in November last year following the launch of its "super premium" iPhone X and, according to CEO Tim Cook, in India, "we set a new first-half record" as Apple reported record results ...

Apple Maps takes a step in the right direction - Search Engine Land

Over the years, Apple Maps has been widely regarded as a follower to Google Maps. It has never shaken its reputation as being an underwhelming tool beginning with a 2012 rollout that was so riddled with mistakes Tim Cook was forced to issue an apology ...

How an MBA could send your career – and business – into overdrive - SmartCompany.com.au

Recently Apple chief executive Tim Cook attended a roundtable event with several US teachers. His message? Education is a lifelong pursuit. Gone are the days when a degree could last you a lifetime. Now, employees and the businesses that hire them ...

Congressional Committee Inquires if Smartphones are Eavesdropping on Users - CPAPracticeAdvisor.com

Lawmakers are asking Apple CEO Tim Cook and Alphabet CEO Larry Page how our smartphones may be tracking us without our knowledge. In separate letters to the two chief executives, Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee on ...

Tim Cook Is Hoarding His Apple Stock - Barron's

Apple shares may not be able to repeat last year's 48% surge, with shares up only a miserly 14% so far this year, excluding dividend payments. The relative underperformance comes despite raised dividends, record stock buybacks, and the power of Oprah.

How today's Apple has thrown out its old rulebook - Macworld

I feel like after Steve laid down the law in the late 1990s, some policies and decisions were never really reconsidered until the Tim Cook era got into full swing. Here are just a few ways that today's Apple has tossed out, or at least amended, the ...

Apple replaced its executive portraits with Memoji - The Verge

Tim Cook's is particularly good at capturing the wry smile he makes when dodging questions in an interview. But their success seems to be very dependent on whether Apple's built in a face and hairstyle that fits the person. Take, for example, Phil ...

The New Series of iPhones Confirmed with Massive Upgrade - Technobezz

Tim Cook and his team have upgraded the iPhone's software and hardware platform with FaceID just in time for the release of iPhone X last year. Increasing the availability of FaceID and upgrading the entire 2018 series of devices is expected from Apple ...

Why Is Leehom Hanging Out With Mark Zuckerberg & Tim Cook? - TODAYonline

Leehom told Apple Daily that at this year's six-day, five-night invite-only conference, he had dined with Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, where they discussed the latest advancements in tech as well as the latest info on artificial ...

Bald men and Red-Heads rejoice – Apple has new emojis for you! - EFTM

It's as if Chris Bowen has a direct line to Apple CEO Tim Cook. To celebrate World Emoji Day Apple have today shown off a preview of some of the new emojis coming soon to iOS devices – and there's red heads and bald men in there. As far as the classic ...

Apple swapped all of its executives' official headshots for emoji on its website - Business Insider

Emoji were swapped in for the headshots of Apple executives, including Tim Cook, on the company's website Monday. The profile updates coincide with a published company blog post offering a glimpse at Apple's new round of emoji, as well as to celebrate ...

Apple execs turn into their Memoji doppelgangers for World Emoji Day - AppleInsider

In an update to Apple's Leadership webpage on Monday, the tech giant replaced official photographs of 17 top executives with custom Memoji characters created in their likeness, from CEO Tim Cook to SVP Jony Ive and VP of Environment, Policy and Social ...

New iPhone Leak Confirms Apple's Massive Upgrade - Forbes

Last year's release of the iPhone X saw Tim Cook and his team upgrade the iPhone's hardware and software platform with FaceID. Supply chain sources are backing up information that suggests Apple will increase the availability of FaceID and upgrade the ...

Apple loses three Indian executives as company struggles with iPhone sales - AppleInsider

Apple CEO Tim Cook has often tried to paint India in a positive light, for instance saying he was "very optimistic" about the company's prospects. But the iPhone has had a single-digit marketshare in India for years, a result of the company's ...

Apple's Tim Cook & Eddy Cue return to elite Sun Valley conference for 2018 - AppleInsider

On top of owning key hardware platforms, Apple Music, and iTunes, the company is venturing into high-budget original TV shows which could premiere as soon as March 2019. Cook and Cue might want to lure networks into producing more content, or even ...

Timothy Donald "Tim" Cook is an American business executive, industrial engineer and developer. Cook is the current and seventh Chief Executive Officer of Apple Inc., previously serving as the company's Chief Operating Officer, under its founder Steve Jobs.

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Cook after 2009 Macworld Expo keynote
Born Timothy Donald Cook
(1960-11-01) November 1, 1960 (age 56)
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
Residence Palo Alto, California
Alma mater
Employer IBM (1982–1994)
Intelligent Electronics
(1994–1998)
Compaq (1998)
Apple Inc. (1998–present)
Salary US$10.28 million (2015)
Net worth US$785 million
Signature
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Timothy Donald "Tim" Cook (born November 1, 1960) is an American business executive, industrial engineer and developer. Cook is the current and seventh Chief Executive Officer of Apple Inc., previously serving as the company's Chief Operating Officer, under its founder Steve Jobs.

Cook joined Apple in March 1998 as senior vice president of worldwide operations and then served as Executive Vice President of worldwide sales and operations. He was made Chief Executive on August 24, 2011. During his tenure as the Chief Executive he has advocated for the political reformation of international and domestic surveillance, cybersecurity, corporate taxation both nationally and abroad, American manufacturing, and environmental preservation.

In 2014, Cook became the first Chief Executive of a Fortune 500 company to publicly identify as gay. Cook also serves on the boards of directors of Nike, Inc. and the National Football Foundation. In early 2012, he was awarded compensation of one million shares, vesting in 2016 and 2021, by Apple's board of directors, and in March 2015, he said he planned to donate his entire stock fortune to charity.