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$73M payout to Angela Ahrendts reflects the Burberry stock she sacrificed, explains Apple

If you were puzzled by the fact that the $73M compensation package paid to retail head Angela Ahrendts dwarfed those awarded to other Apple board members, including Tim Cook’s $9.2M, Apple explained that it was in large part to compensate her for u.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to donate his fortune to charity

Tim Cook has big plans for his vast wealth: It's all going to philanthropy, he revealed in a Fortune interview. The Apple CEO -- who's currently worth around $112 million, and holds restricted stock that could be worth up to $665 million -- said he's........»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsMar 27th, 2015

Performance artist wants the "evil and rich" to give her 50 gold Apple Watches

A San Francisco-based performance artist is seeking 50 high-end Apple Watches for her next project as a part of a statement on society's obsession with massive commercialism and new technology. Qinmin Liu, who moved to the United States from China in 2009.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2015

Apple Researching Taptic Feedback For Keyboards With No Physical Keys

 Apple has a new patent application that modifies one of their existing inventions based on one of their newly announced techs: Taptics. The application, published by the USPTO today (via Patently Apple) features a virtual keyboard design that resemb.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 19th, 2015

Tim Cook surprises Jim Cramer on Mad Money, talks Steve Jobs, health and more

In a totally unscripted surprise call to celebrate Mad Money stock analyst Jim Cramer’s 10th year on the air, Apple CEO Tim Cook let loose a lot of compliments to the analyst who has had a controversial past with AAPL stock trading. Interestingly, C.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 12th, 2015

HBO Now launching exclusively on Apple TV and the App Store next month for $14.99/month

Starting off the Apple Special Event today, CEO Tim Cook welcomed HBO CEO Richard Pepler on stage to announce a new content deal for the Apple TV. HBO Now, the network’s premium, Internet-based subscription service, will debut exclusively on Apple T.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 9th, 2015

Apple Pay is now available at over 700,000 retail locations

Apple Pay isn’t the first attempt at making NFC-based payments with mobile devices commonplace, but it’s certainly the first to gain real traction. At its Spring Forward event today, the company revealed some stats on Apple Pay’s performance. The co.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsMar 9th, 2015

HBO Now launching exclusively on Apple TV next month for $14.99/month

Starting off the Apple Special Event today, CEO Tim Cook welcomed HBO CEO Richard Pepler on stage to announce a new content deal for the Apple TV. HBO Now, the network’s premium, Internet-based subscription service, will debut exclusively on Apple T.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 9th, 2015

James Franco to star in Hulu"s Stephen King series about the Kennedy assassination

James Franco is coming back to TV Hulu and Warner Bros. TV announced on Thursday that the Academy Award-nominated actor will star in the upcoming Hulu series based on Stephen King's 2011 book 11/22/63. See also: Billy Eichner will soon be Billy on Hulu Fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2015

Apple to invest $850 million in California solar farm

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple will invest $850 million in a solar farm in Monterey, California, CEO Tim Cook announced Tuesday. When completed, the farm will power Apple's Cupertino-based campus, a data center and 50 of the company's retail stores. Cook mad.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2015

Tim Cook: New solar farm will be Apple"s "biggest and boldest project ever"

"We're not focused on the numbers. We're focused on the things that produce the numbers," asserted Apple CEO Tim Cook on successes and failures under his tenure since 2011......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2015

Apple Pay Takes to the Skies with JetBlue

All of those NFC based mobile payment systems of the least few years? Forget about them because Tim Cook’s first universe denting product is here. Yep, Apple Pay has not only taken over the mobile payments space here on ... Read MoreThe post Apple P.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2015

Apple Pay Goes Takes to the Skies with JetBlue

All of those NFC based mobile payment systems of the least few years? Forget about them because Tim Cook’s first universe denting product is here. Yep, Apple Pay has not only taken over the mobile payments space here on ... Read MoreThe post Apple P.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2015

Apple Watch Jailbreak: What We Could See

Apple Watch Jailbreak: What We Could See is a post by Craig Lloyd from Gotta Be Mobile. The Apple Watch will be released at some point in April, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook himself, starting a new era for the Cupertino-based company, but what could th.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2015

Weekend tech reading: Critical Linux hole "GHOST" found, TPB is back online, what"s next for Apple?

Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and sent the stock climbing more than........»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2015

AAPL share price hovering near all-time high

Here's a surprise -- usually the day after Apple announces record-breaking financial performance, the stock drops. Today, however, on the heels of truly astounding news and optimistic statements from Apple executives, the share price has been climbin........»»

Category: mobileSource:  tuawRelated NewsJan 28th, 2015

Let us now praise the genius of Apple CEO Tim Cook

It's time to give Tim Cook his due. This is Cook's company now and Apple just sold a mind-blowing number of iPhones that resulted in the most profitable quarter in corporate history. Since Tim Cook became chief executive of Apple back in August 2011,.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 28th, 2015

Tim Cook insists iPad prospects still rosy despite 18% drop in sales, 22% fall in revenue

Apple’s press release yesterday noted “all-time record revenue from iPhone and Mac sales as well as record performance of the App Store,” while remaining silent on iPad sales. The reason? The slide continued last quarter, with year-on-y.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJan 28th, 2015

After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend". That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and primed its stock for a rally today (Jan 28). But aft.....»»

Category: topSource:  todayonlineRelated NewsJan 28th, 2015

Tim Cook calls 2015 the "year of Apple Pay" as service takes over contactless payments market

Apple Pay now accounts for two out of every three dollars processed through contactless payment systems, a huge achievement for Apple's NFC-based solution that debuted less than three months ago......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 28th, 2015