Latest Tim Cook News

The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

Sep. 13, 2018 2:36 PM EDT

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is trying to turn its smartwatch from a niche gadget into a lifeline to better health by slowly evolving it into a medical device. In its fourth incarnation, called Series 4 and due out later this month, the Apple Watch will add features that allow it to take high-quality...

Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

Sep. 12, 2018 10:49 PM EDT

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales. CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPhone XS Max, which has a bigger screen than the one on last year's dramatically...

Trump: Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

Sep. 8, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

President Donald Trump concedes that some Apple Inc. products may become more expensive if his administration imposes "massive" additional tariffs on Chinese-made goods, but he says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S. "Start building new plants now. Exciting!" Trump said Saturday...

Facebook pulls security app from Apple store over privacy

Aug. 23, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

Facebook has pulled one of its own products from Apple's app store because it didn't want to stop tracking what people were doing on their iPhones. Facebook also banned a quiz app from its social network for possible privacy intrusions on about 4 million users. The twin developments come as Facebook is under...

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

Aug. 21, 2018 12:07 AM EDT

For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's recent questionable behavior, experts say it's time for the board to step onstage and take action on the company's...

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

Aug. 20, 2018 6:55 PM EDT

For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's recent questionable behavior, experts say it's time for the board to step onstage and take action on the company's...

Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

Aug. 11, 2018 5:12 AM EDT

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation." Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping — let alone taking time off — has spent his week away mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and...

President Trump's summer getaway: Don't call it a vacation

Aug. 10, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call it "vacation." Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping — let alone taking time off — has spent his week away mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and...

Apple shares rise on pricey iPhones; no tariff impact yet

Jul. 31, 2018 8:02 PM EDT

Apple made more money from higher priced iPhones in the latest quarter, even as the number of phones it sold did not change much. The sluggish unit growth means Apple is no longer the second-biggest smartphone maker behind Samsung. Huawei took that spot, research firm IDC said Tuesday, with 54.2 million phones...

Apple CEO, Imagine Dragons headed to festival for LGBT youth

Jul. 27, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is among those heading to Salt Lake City for a Saturday music festival organized by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds to support LGBT youth in the Mormon church. The appearance of the proudly gay CEO will show young people their "unlimited potential," Reynolds...