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Tim Cook

Tim Cook has been chief executive of technology giant Apple, since August 2011, replacing co-founder Steve Jobs, who died of cancer in October 2011. Cook had previously served as acting chief executive when Jobs took medical leave in 2011. 

Apple CEO Tim Cook links bonus to share performance

Apple's board is linking more of chief executive Tim Cook's compensation to the company's stock performance, seeking to reassure investors who have seen the shares drop 41 per cent from a record in September last year.

Monday, 24 June, 2013, 4:59am

Who said it?

We think that businesses need to jump out from the traditional donation, monetary participation.

3 Jun 2013 - 2:32am

Abolishing corporate tax would send wrong message

Apple's chief executive, Tim Cook, did not cower when he testified before the US Congress. He came out fighting and boldly told his senator inquisitors: "We pay all the taxes we owe, every single dollar."

1 Jun 2013 - 1:36am

More 'game changers' are coming, says Apple chief

Apple chief executive Tim Cook, addressing questions about the company's ability to keep innovating in consumer electronics, said that his staff "has several more game changers" in the pipeline.

30 May 2013 - 3:33am

Apple taxes turn into Cook's latest firefighting job

In almost two years since Tim Cook became chief executive, Apple has lurched from one reputation-threatening public-relations predicament to the next - from criticism of its labour practices in China, to faulty mapping software that marred the release of the iPhone 5. Most recent case in point: Cook testified yesterday before Congress to defend Apple against allegations that it dodged US$9 billion in taxes in 2012.

24 May 2013 - 3:47am

Apple without Steve Jobs lacks the old mojo

Apple under Tim Cook has finally come up with a product that shakes up markets. Unfortunately for Apple's legions of fans, it's not one of those "insanely great" electronic gadgets for which the late Steve Jobs was justly famous.

9 May 2013 - 4:45am 1 comment

Bidding hot for chance at coffee with Apple chief

A coffee date with Apple chief Tim Cook was a hot opportunity on Wednesday as bidding hit US$160,000 (HK$1.24 million) for the chance being auctioned to raise money for a human rights group.

25 Apr 2013 - 1:48pm

China state media attacks on Apple inspire apology

After the successful launches of the iPhone, iPad and iTunes, Apple this week responded to weeks of Chinese criticism with an ignominious new product: the iKowtow.

3 Apr 2013 - 5:14am

Apple's apology to customers reflects importance of China market

Two weeks after CCTV, the national television station, criticised Apple's after-sales service, followed by other state-controlled media, the US firm posted an apology on its website on Monday and said it would double the warranty for Chinese consumers to two years, which is what mainland law requires.

3 Apr 2013 - 10:07am 1 comment

Conflict of interest: shareholders versus staff

Recent events at Apple have provided a classic illustration of the clash between the interests of shareholders and the people running listed companies.

Often these issues come to a head when a public company gets into trouble, but at Apple, the clash stems from its success: the firm has amassed a mind-blowing cash pile of US$137 billion, prompting a row over what do with the money.

11 Mar 2013 - 4:26am