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Paying with your phone still feels fancy, and at WSJD Live today, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained that the company has already registered 1 million customers. Compared to say, iPhone sales, it might not seem all that impressive, but Cook added that Visa and Mastercard apparently said that if you summ...

October 27th 2014 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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Whatever you think of Apple's commitment to its user's security as of say... two weeks ago, CEO Tim Cook seems to be following up on his promise to bring more clarity to the company's efforts. Tonight he posted a letter to Apple customers on the company's website, launching a new section focused s...

September 17th 2014 at 10:13pm 0 Comments
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Although Apple's initial response to a recent release of stolen celebrity photos stated that its iCloud and Find My iPhone systems had not been breached, now CEO Tim Cook is talking about how to beef up its security. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Cook said that several changes are...

September 4th 2014 at 10:08pm 0 Comments
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During the Apple's earnings conference call this past April, Tim Cook said that Apple was on the prowl for new acquisitions. And on the prowl they've certainly been. During yesterday's earnings conference call, Cook explained that Apple, in the last nine months alone, acquired a grand total of 29...

July 23rd 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Like Steve Jobs, Tim Cook is known to read and sometimes respond to customer emails from time to time. In the most recent offbeat example, a Reddit user detailed how he once emailed Cook regarding the less than stellar music that would play when he was on hold with Apple. To his pleasant surprise,...

July 14th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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A liveblog of an Apple keynote is great, but sometimes you just want to see the real thing for yourself (while reading our commentary at the same time, of course). We totally understand. And apparently, so does Apple, since the company is once again streaming the WWDC keynote live. The usual cavea...

June 2nd 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Get ready to put on your Sunday best, kids -- WWDC 2014 begins in just a few days. The developer conference will begin with its traditional keynote, headlined by CEO Tim Cook and the rest of the executive gang. We'll be liveblogging the event so you can see what we see as it happens, and if you us...

May 30th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Whatever you think of Apple's products, there's no denying that Tim Cook has played a large role in making them profitable, first as an operations executive and later in running the company. But just what kind of a leader is he? Thanks to an excerpt from Yukari Iwatani Kane's upcoming book Haunt...

March 2nd 2014 at 8:01am 0 Comments