The Wall Street Journal has published a new profile of Tim Cook which gives us information about the CEO’s plans regarding Apple’s Board of Directors.
Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, Environmental Director Lisa Jackson and many Apple employees joined in the Pride Parade celebration today at Market St. in San Francisco. Apple employees gave out $1 iTunes gift cards as well. Follow with hashtags #pride, #applepride, and #SFPride.
Tim Cooks charity auction hosted by charitybuzz ended today with the final bid of $330,001.
Tim Cook has twitted his opinion on a potential new law that is currently being considered by the United States Congress. He tweeted “The House should mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act by passing ENDA”, Cook also tweeted a quote “We shall overcome” and said “Much done but much left to do.”
Tim Cook and the representatives of Samsung, including Gee-Sung Choi, its Vice Chairman and CEO, are set to meet in a San Francisco court to discuss settlement, according to Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents.
All Things D has just confirmed that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the keynote speaker for D10’s opening night, just two years after the late Steve Jobs last sat down on those very red chairs in a keynote interview of his own. In fact, Cook’s sit-down will come three years after the historic Jobs + Gates discussion from D5, and we’re told that this will be Cook’s first onAll Things D has just confirmed that Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the keynote speaker for D10’s opening night, just two years after the late Steve Jobs last sat down on those very red chairs in a keynote interview of his own. stage event that isn’t run by Apple or for an investor group as the company’s head honcho. Cook’s appearance will kick things off on the evening of May 29th from Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
Tim Cook, takes the top spot with a 97% approval rating. While many speculated how Cook would be received by employees and how he would lead the tech giant, he seems to have settled in quite nicely. By comparison, when Steve Jobs stepped down in August 2011, his cumulative rating was 97% approval, though his rating between March 2010 and March 2011 was 95%. One Apple Employee (Cupertino, CA) comments, “I think leadership is doing an amazing job. We have the best management team anywhere.”
Tim Cook is no dark horse. He’s no outsider either. And while most of us were caught a bit off guard when Apple announced Steve Jobs’s resignation last night, none were too surprised when the 50-year-old executive was formally named his replacement. It’s a role for which Cook has been groomed for some time now, even temporarily stepping into the position in 2004, 2009 and early 2011, as Jobs took leave in order to tend to his ongoing health problems.
With less than 24 hours under his belt as the new CEO of Apple, Tim Cook has sent a letter to the company’s staff this morning, thanking his predecessor, and predicting bright things for Apple’s future. The note reads, in part,
I am confident our best years lie ahead of us and that together we will continue to make Apple the magical place that it is.
Read the full text of the letter after the break.
Steve Jobs has just resigned as CEO of Apple and will be replaced by Tim Cook. Tim Cook was previously the company’s chief operating officer (COO). Jobs will continue to stay on the board as Chairman. Since January 17th, Jobs has been on medical leave.
Below is his letter to the board and community.