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Tim Cook

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  • The canonization of Steve Jobs continues

    The canonization of Steve Jobs continues
    An essential element of the Tim-Cook-Is-Not-Steve-Jobs meme is that its proponents have no idea about (1) who Steve Jobs was, and (2) how Apple performed under his leadership. An excellent example of the form is buried within Fred Vogelstein's article...
  • Carl Icahn ends bid to get Apple to increase its stock buyback

    In a letter to Apple shareholders published on Monday, activist investor Carl Icahn announced he was dropping his shareholder proposal that would have asked Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of stock this year. The move came after an influential...
  • Advice for Microsoft's New CEO: Avoid Banality

    As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
  • Maria Bartiromo's big day with Fox Business Network is arriving

     Maria Bartiromo's big day with Fox Business Network is arriving
    For Maria Bartiromo, it was time to take stock. "Sometimes in life you have to have a little courage," the longtime star of business channel CNBC said over the phone. "I wanted to try something new, something in which I could learn and grow." After 20...
  • Greenpeace praises Apple for reducing use of conflict minerals

    Greenpeace praises Apple for reducing use of conflict minerals
    Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.  "Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
  • Apple urges Arizona governor to veto anti-gay bill

    Apple is urging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would make it possible for business owners to use their religious beliefs as a reason to deny service to gays and lesbians. The Cupertino tech giant weighed in on the matter because it now...
  • McCormick CEO helps find 5-year-old customer's favorite, but discontinued, spice

    McCormick CEO helps find 5-year-old customer's favorite, but discontinued, spice
    As parents of picky eaters know, there's no getting around deeply ingrained eating habits. So the parents of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl were dismayed to find her favorite spice — McCormick's Mediterranean Herb — suddenly missing from store...
  • Hey, Apple fans: Quit complaining

    Apple's big event has just concluded, which means that the commentaries overpraising its new products and grousing about ungranted wishes are on their way to your computer and smartphone pixels already. (My LA Times colleagues are on the case here. Here...
  • China Mobile deal may be Apple's biggest news of this year - or next

    Apple Inc. announced Sunday that it has finalized a deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone carrier.  The deal has been in the works for years as Apple sought to gain a stronger foothold in this crucial...
  • Apple settles FTC complaint over in-app sales for $32.5 million

    Apple settles FTC complaint over in-app sales for $32.5 million
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday that Apple had agreed to settle a complaint over in-app purchases by children.  Apple agreed to make changes to the way it notifies parents about such purchases as well as pay at least $32.5...
  • Apple must refund customers for apps bought by children

    Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies. "This is a warning...