Tag Archive: Cook


How Tim Cook persuaded Angela Ahrendts to join Apple

Much has been made of the managerial differences between Tim Cook and predecessor Steve Jobs, and unsurprisingly that extends to their respective approaches to recruitment, too. Jobs famously recruited Apple engineer Bob Belleville by telling him that, “Everything you’ve ever… Read more ›

Apple’s Tim Cook has been very public about his stance on gay rights. Now he’s calling out the state of Indiana’s highly controversial “religious freedom” bill, which Governor Mike Pence signed into law yesterday. “Apple is open for everyone,” tweeted… Read more ›

10 surprising things we learned about Tim Cook today

Tim Cook had enormous shoes to fill when he took over as Apple CEO. With Steve Jobs’ sudden death in 2011, doubters questioned whether the Southern engineer could keep Apple relevant, but after leading Apple to become the world’s most… Read more ›

It’s been over three years since Steve Jobs died, however the hole he left at Apple and those closest to him still hasn’t been filled. Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli’s upcoming book Becoming Steve Jobs is full of anecdotes and events… Read more ›

A few days before he died, Steve Jobs asked Tim Cook over to his house to watch a movie together. The movie he selected was Remember the Titans, a football drama starring Denzel Washington. It’s set in the South, and… Read more ›

Something you hear over and over are stories about Steve Jobs being, well, a jerk. A recently released anecdote, however, tells a different story: about Jobs caring so much about workaholic Tim Cook having a life outside Apple that he even… Read more ›

I can’t wait to read Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader. The upcoming biography, by veteran reporters Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, promises to be the definitive telling of Steve Jobs’ life. The writers… Read more ›

Tim Cook reiterates Apple’s strong privacy stance

Ever since Tim Cook took over at Apple he’s been as outspoken about social issues as he has about the company’s latest insanely great product. During his recent whistle-stop world tour, that included Israel, the United Kingdom and Germany, Cook took… Read more ›

As part of his tour of the Middle East that included inaugurating Apple’s new Israeli R&D center, Tim Cook paid a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum today. Yad Vashem has served as the Jewish people’s living memorial to the… Read more ›

On May 17th, Tim Cook will be giving the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of George Washington University. It will be the Apple CEO’s first time giving such a speech, and he will also be awarded a honorary… Read more ›