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Months after announcing their new wearable tech, Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced the Apple Watch is expected to be shipping in April. This new information was given by Cook during Apple’s latest quarterly conference call with investors. Apple certainly is doing well. The company can’t complain with 74.5 million iPhones sold and a quarterly...
Tim Cook told investors he’s optimistic that the iPhone 6 still has legs, mostly because it has the highest Android switcher rate the company has seen in over three years. The bigger screen was supposed to cause an avalanche of … Read more ›
Who's the better CEO: Steve Jobs or Tim Cook? The answer may surprise you.
You might think of iPhone owners as an insular crowd, constantly upgrading from one device to the next, year after year, but Tim Cook says that’s not the case. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Cook said that fewer than 15% of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales came from customers upgrading from another iPhone. Show More Summary
Apple’s newest iPhone customers aren’t just old customers upgrading older devices – in fact, the vast majority are migrating from other platforms. Apple CEO Tim Cook told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that over 85 percent of...Show More Summary
Coming off his company's historic quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal that "fewer than 15% of iPhone buyers" were upgrading from other, older iPhones, and that the "majority" of new iPhone customers had switched from a smartphone running Android. Show More Summary
While few would expect the record-breaking surge in iPhone sales generated by the larger-screened models to continue into subsequent quarters, Tim Cook argued in a WSJ interview that the potential is there. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, not surprisingly, argued that the demand is more than temporary. He said that fewer than 15% of recent iPhone buyers upgraded […]
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) generating record earnings for the first quarter means it has one of the biggest cash piles in the world, and with it comes the dilemma of how it ought to be spent to satisfy investors while also generating growth. A cash pile of $178 billion means it is bigger than the combined […]
Apple Pay, as Tim Cook told us during Apple’s earning call on Tuesday, is already posting some pretty impressive usage numbers. Apple Pay makes up more than $2 out of $3 spent on purchases using contactless payment across the three major U.S. Show More Summary
After months of speculation, the Apple Watch finally has a release date, Forbes can reveal. According to the report, chief executive officer, Tim Cook, confirmed that the Apple device will be ready to ship this April and that everything is ‘right on schedule.’ Cook himself has already expressed his excitement about the device. Show More Summary
Apple's $18 billion profit for its most recent quarter is the largest reported by any public company in history. read more
Last year, the level of stupidity surrounding Apple was best exemplified by Haunted Empire, the calamitously bad book that tried to make the "Tim Cook's company is doomed" meme mainstream. Yesterday, Apple announced the most profitable quarter in the history of the business world — of which the other four companies in the top five are oil magnates. Show More Summary
iPad sales saw the largest year-over-year decline ever last quarter — Apple sold only 21.4 million of them, down 18% from a year ago. Yet, during the earnings call on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook sounded pretty upbeat about the prospects of his tablet business. Show More Summary
The wait is over. Apple will start shipping the anticipated Apple Watch in April.
“I’m actually unbelievably shocked, positively shocked at how many merchants were able to implement Apple Pay in the middle of their holiday season. I think that this is the year of Apple Pay.” ~ Apple CEO Tim Cook, speaking during yesterday’s earnings call. Show More Summary
Apple has finally firmed up its timing on the release of the hotly anticipated Apple Watch. On the company's first quarter earnings call Tuesday afternoon, CEO Tim Cook said that the plan is to start shipping the device in April. UpShow More Summary
Apple Pay, the Touch ID-authenticated in-store and online payment service Apple started rolling out last October, has been growing steadily in terms of bank and retailer support. During Apple's Q1 2015 conference call, CEO Tim Cook said the company was getting "extremely positive" feedback on Apple Pay from both individuals and institutions. Show More Summary
Apple just earned more profit in a single quarter than any company, ever, and the bootlickers in the Silicon Valley press corps are fawning all over CEO Tim Cook and praising his genius. But you know what? They're right. Tim Cook is a brilliant CEO. He may, in fact, be way better at running Apple than Steve Jobs was. Let's discuss. Read more...
Tim Cook must be smiling right now Apple stock surged nearly 8% in early trading Wednesday to just under $118 a share, on a split-adjusted basis, after crushing analyst estimates across the board with its holiday quarter results. That...Show More Summary