1. iPhone Turns 10: Watch Steve Jobs Introduce Apple's 'Revolutionary' Device

    January 09, 2017 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 "This is a day I've been looking forward to for two and a half years." So began Steve Jobs exactly 10 years ago today, right before introducing the iPhone to rapturous applause at an Apple event. Nine generations of the game-changing ...

  2. Apple, Ireland Attack $14 Billion European Tax Bill Ahead of of Formal Appeal

    December 19, 2016 10:28 AM EST 0 0 0 Both Apple and Ireland, the nation it has been ordered to reconcile a record $14 billion tax bill with, are appealing a European Commission ruling from August that cast the American company as a tax dodger. Apple outlined its legal challenge in a ne ...

  3. Apple CEO Tim Cook to Give MIT Commencement Speech

    December 09, 2016 2:51 PM EST 0 0 0 The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has chosen Apple CEO Tim Cook to deliver its 2017 commencement address. MIT made the announcement on its website Thursday. It says Cook will headline the June 9 ceremony. It calls Cook an advocate for equali ...

  4. Kanye West Blames Conflicts Between Tidal and Apple For Absence from Drake's 'Views'

    October 20, 2016 11:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West 's Saint Pablo tour continued in Seattle last night (Oct. 19) at the KeyArena and Yeezy, as he has all summer long, dedicated a piece of his set to some of his high-profile guest verses he's lent out this year so far. But before ...

  5. Apple Event Kicks Off With Tim Cook 'Carpool Karaoke' Sing-Along

    September 07, 2016 1:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 The highly anticipated Apple event kicked off Wednesday (Sept. 7) with a very special edition of James Corden's Carpool Karaoke . Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook was the latest passenger to indulge in Corden’s karaoke party, and viewers were in for a s ...

  6. Tim Cook's Apple Turns Five: CEO Talks iPhones, Taxes and His Eventual Successor in Lengthy Q&A

    August 15, 2016 11:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tim Cook has marked five years as head of Apple with a lengthy -- we're talking 10,000 words -- interview with the Washington Post , offering his take on the tech giant's reliance on the iPhone -- which constitutes two-thirds of Apple' ...

  7. Why Does Kanye West Want to Squash the Tidal-Apple 'Beef'?

    August 01, 2016 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Kanye West speaks -- or, more often these days, tweets -- fans tend to listen. Whether some of the top executives at Apple will, however, remains to be seen. Over the weekend, West took to Twitter , unprompted, to call for an easing of relation ...

  8. Kanye West Goes on Apple/Tidal Rant: 'This Tidal Apple Beef is F---ing Up the Music Game'

    July 30, 2016 2:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West went on a Twitter rant about music streaming services Apple Music and Jay Z 's Tidal Saturday morning (July 30), writing that the “beef” between the two digital companies is “f---ing up the music game.”    Apple in Talks to Acquire J ...

  9. Apple's Billion, GarageBand's New Instruments and Beijing's Big Tech Shift

    May 17, 2016 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple is celebrating the rich history of Chinese music today , adding traditional Chinese instruments including the pipa and erhu to its recording software GarageBand as well as a full library of loops inspired by Chinese musical styles. The company ...

  10. More Than 80 Major CEOs & Business Leaders Demand North Carolina Repeal New 'Anti-LGBTQ' Bill

    March 29, 2016 8:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 A letter to North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory includes signatures from Apple's Tim Cook, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and more. More than 80 of the country's biggest CEOs and business leaders have signed a letter demanding North Carol ...

  11. Justice Department Cracks iPhone, Withdraws Legal Action

    March 29, 2016 10:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 The surprise development effectively ends a pitched court battle between Apple and the Obama administration. The FBI said Monday it successfully used a mysterious technique without Apple Inc.'s help to hack into the iPhone used by a gunman in a ...

  12. Apple Releases iOS Update, New iPad Pro, Smaller iPhone

    March 21, 2016 2:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Spring has officially sprung. The energy at Apple's launch event today, not so much. Tim Cook and his silicon squad had what could be characterized as a "light" slate of announcements including two new products (technically three, if ...

  13. Apple's Eddy Cue Says Yielding to FBI Could Aid 'Terrorists, Criminals, Pirates'

    March 10, 2016 10:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Eddy Cue , Apple's svp of internet software, is the latest exec at the company to speak forcefully against the FBI’s request to unlock the phone of one of the San Bernardino shooters. "I never thought I'd be talking about a case in wh ...

  14. Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'This Is Not About One Phone. It's About the Future'

    February 25, 2016 9:38 AM EST 0 0 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday that it would be "bad for America" if his company complied with the FBI's demand for help unlocking an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. Cook said he's prepared to take ...

  15. Former NSA Chief Michael Hayden Sides With Apple, Though Admits 'No Encryption Is Unbreakable'

    February 18, 2016 10:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Tim Cook 's opinion that Apple should not develop a way to hack into the encrypted phone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters has earned an endorsement from an unlikely source, though it comes with a big " but ." Michael Ha ...

  16. Apple's Tim Cook Forcefully Resists Federal Order to Hack Phone in Terror Case

    February 17, 2016 9:13 AM EST 0 0 0 Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says his company will fight a federal magistrate's order to hack its users in connection with the investigation of the San Bernardino shootings, asserting that would undermine encryption by creating a backdoor that could ...

  17. For Spotify and Pandora, Connecting Artists to Fans Is Good Business

    January 13, 2016 11:37 AM EST With newcomer Apple Music already taking a sizable bite out of the market, competing services Spotify and Pandora hope to differentiate themselves by amping up ways to help artists connect with their fans. Spotify continues to refine its artist po ...

  18. Apple Names Jeff Williams as Chief Operating Officer

    December 17, 2015 2:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Apple named Jeff Williams as its new chief operating officer Thursday, a job that hasn't been filled since Tim Cook left the position more than four years ago to become CEO. Williams has worked at Apple for about 17 years and supervised the lau ...

  19. Apple Has Record Year, But No New News on Apple Music

    October 27, 2015 7:44 PM EDT Annual sales rose 28 percent to $233.4 billion. Fourth quarter revenue jumped 22 percent to $51.5 billion. Apple's strong fourth fiscal quarter and record-setting fiscal year reiterated the company's dominance in personal technology and ...

  20. Pandora, Apple Music and a Music Streaming Market in Flux

    October 26, 2015 5:48 PM EDT Pandora's share price plummeted when Apple Music helped change investors' outlook... this is what happens when the market absorbs information. The last three business days say a lot about the music streaming market. Internet radio gian ...

  21. Apple Music, YouTube Red Mark a Momentous Week for Digital Music

    October 22, 2015 2:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Apple Music has 6.5 million subscribers. YouTube announced its subscription service. Paid access just got a big boost. The week of October 19 is the week digital music met its future. Long dominated by early entrants and standalone companies, the mu ...

  22. Apple CEO Reveals User Totals for Music Streaming Service, Talks Cars and TV

    October 20, 2015 9:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple has revealed it has 15 million users on its streaming music service, with 8.5 million on free trials and 6.5 million paying for it. Speaking at The Wall Street Journal 's global technology conference WSJDLive , CEO Tim Cook said he was &q ...

  23. The Future of Apple TV, Underwhelmed Investors (And More Takeaways From Tim Cook's Event)

    September 10, 2015 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple gathered media and a few special guests -- including Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana -- in San Francisco on Wednesday morning for its annual fall product event. While the iPhone is usually the star of the show, CEO Tim Cook used the two-h ...

  24. Apple Music & Beats 1 Used by 'Millions' of People, CEO Tim Cook Says

    July 21, 2015 7:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 But he won't say just how many during Apple's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday. Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Tuesday (July 21) that millions of people are using Apple Music, the company's new music subscription service, and Beats 1, t ...

  25. Drake, Previously In Talks With Tidal, Endorses Apple Music at WWDC

    June 08, 2015 4:20 PM EDT It's official: Drake, who was on board to join Jay Z's Tidal until two days before the service's March 30 launch, loves Apple Music. The 28-year-old Toronto rapper seemingly owned the artist presence at Apple's 2015 WWDC, appea ...

  26. Tim Cook Burns Tech Rivals and the Feds Over Privacy and Encryption in Stirring Speech

    June 03, 2015 10:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered a robust, and very thinly veiled, rebuke to Facebook and Google over their privacy policies in a speech at the "EPIC Champions of Freedom" event in Washington on Monday night. Cook was being honored by the civi ...

  27. Watch Tim Cook & the SVPs Dance to 'Happy' at Apple's Earth Day Beer Bash

    April 23, 2015 10:46 AM EDT 0 0 0 Don't judge. No, it wasn't a scene from HBO's Silicon Valley . That really was Pharrell Williams performing "Happy" on the sun-swept campus of Apple in Cuppertino, Calif. And yes, that's totally CEO Tim Cook , worldwide ...

  28. Apple's Streaming Service: Everything We Know So Far

    April 21, 2015 2:40 PM EDT Nearly a year after announcing its purchase of Beats -- both its successful premium headphones division and its nascent-at-the-time, now-hibernating streaming service -- for $3 billion, Apple is inching closer and closer to unveiling its much-ant ...

  29. Apple CEO Tim Cook Blasts Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Legislation

    March 30, 2015 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called "religious objection" legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business. The bills, like the one enacted last week in Indiana, create a legal framework for individua ...

  30. Apple's Tim Cook Plans to Donate His Entire Fortune

    March 27, 2015 11:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away all of his wealth. The longtime tech executive told Fortune  he has been giving money away quietly and will create a regular plan for his philanthropy in order to donate all of his wealth after paying for his 10 ...

  31. Apple Announces Watch Pre-Orders for April 10

    March 09, 2015 2:48 PM EDT Apple CEO Tim Cook officially unveiled the company's newest must-have gadget, the Apple Watch, on Monday (March 9) at an event in San Francisco. Cook took to the stage to announce the Apple Watch will be available for pre-order on April 10t ...

  32. How Apple Shook Up the Music Industry in 2014

    December 12, 2014 4:02 PM EST Who shook up music the most in 2014? Sorry, Taylor. Nice try, Queen Bey. Apple’s Sept. 9 press conference that unveiled the iPhone 6 was the year’s -- maybe even the ­decade’s -- watershed moment. In one presentation, the company went all in on st ...

  33. Taylor Swift, Simon Cowell Rank High on Guardian's Media Power List

    December 08, 2014 12:01 PM EST The Guardian has released its MediaGuardian 100 ranking of the most powerful and impactful people across the industries of art, advertising, tech, journalism and every other subsection of ways in which your eyes and ears drink in stuff. Topping th ...

  34. Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm Proud to Be Gay'

    October 30, 2014 8:34 AM EDT Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek , makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Cook said that while he never denied his sexuality, he neve ...

  35. Apple Debuts New iPad and iMac, Jokes with Stephen Colbert

    October 16, 2014 2:58 PM EDT Apple's presentation today was short on music-related news, surprise or otherwise (though a surprise appearance from Stephen Colbert helped to lighten the mood). From a presentation room markedly smaller than its iPhone announcement last mont ...

  36. Apple Denies Beats Music Shutdown

    September 22, 2014 4:32 PM EDT TechCrunch is reporting that Apple will be shutting down the Beats Music streaming service it purchased in tandem with its namesake headphones manufacturer for $3 billion, a deal announced in May and finalized in early August . TechCrunch cites ...

  37. Apple Shows You How to Remove That Free U2 Album

    September 15, 2014 3:27 PM EDT It’s a beautiful day for iTunes users who were upset to find a U2 album in their library last week. Apple has launched a one-click support website allowing dissatisfied users to permanently remove U2’s Songs of Innocence less than a week after ...

  38. Watch Tim Cook Talk Beats Music, Apple Watch & Steve Jobs' Untouched Office on 'Charlie Rose'

    September 15, 2014 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following the unveiling of the new Apple Watch , CEO Tim Cook sat down with Charlie Rose on his PBS talk show last week for a wide-ranging discussion about the company's newest gadget, plus the state of television and why he green lit the purch ...

  39. Where Are Beats Music, iTunes, and the iPod? Hiding Under Bono's Swag

    September 10, 2014 2:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Whither the music? The bombast of bringing out the world's richest rock band (and its new album, which is currently in your iTunes library whether you want it there or not, a subtle reminder of the power Apple has to minutely affect your everyd ...

  40. Here's What We Know About Apple's New 'iWatch'

    September 05, 2014 11:23 AM EDT Apple will make a big announcement about something very small on Tuesday, according to the New York Times , when the company unveils a watch-like wearable computer at an event that is also expected to give people a first look at a pair of beefed-up ...

  41. Apple Stock Reaches All-Time High

    August 20, 2014 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook 's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs . The milestone represents a dr ...

  42. Watch Dr. Dre Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, See Who He Nominated

    August 19, 2014 1:16 PM EDT 2.573 k 2 0 Dr. Dre was challenged to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by his new employer , Apple CEO Tim Cook , so he clearly wasn’t going to back down. He’s so rich he’s got a custom-built water-dropping device and doesn’t even bother taking his watch off ...

  43. Apple Reports Mixed Sales, But Doesn’t Signal Beats’ Future

    July 22, 2014 6:55 PM EDT Apple reported a modest uptick in computer and device sales, as well as faster revenue growth from its business segment that includes iTunes, while meeting its overall forecast during the third fiscal quarter of 2014. The Cupertino, Calif.,-based ...

  44. Apple Adds Shazam Integration at WWDC, But No Mention of Beats

    June 02, 2014 6:14 PM EDT Apple’s integration of song identification service Shazam was among a host of new features introduced along with two new operating systems at its Worldwide Developers Conference on June 2. But company executives onstage never mentioned newly ac ...

  45. Apple Introduces Newest Employee: Dr. Dre At WWDC (Updated)

    June 02, 2014 4:01 PM EDT Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi introduced Dr. Dre as a company employee via telephone during the keynote presentation at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference. “What time should I show up for work?” as ...

  46. Apple's WWDC Presentation: New iPhone, Mac Features Unveiled

    June 02, 2014 2:44 PM EDT Apple's Mac operating system is getting a new design and better ways to exchange files, while the software for iPhones and iPads is getting new features for keeping tabs on your health. Apple executive Craig Federighi pointed out that data fr ...

  47. Is Beats a 'Distressed Business'? Did it Matter to Apple

    May 30, 2014 5:51 PM EDT Beats Electronics needed Apple. Actually, based on an analysis of legal documents and private financial statements by PrivCo , Beats desperately needed a financial savior. Apple became that savior. Here's a short version: PrivCo claims last ...

  48. Apple Buys Beats in $3 Billion Deal; Iovine, Dr. Dre to Join Tech Giant

    May 28, 2014 4:33 PM EDT 14 2.117 k 173 69 After nearly three weeks of waiting and speculation, Apple has officially announced the acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music in a $3 billion deal.   Beats founders -- Interscope-Geffen-A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine and hip-ho ...

  49. Apple Drops Beats Purchase Price From $3.2 to $3 Billion (Report)

    May 28, 2014 1:14 PM EDT Apple has lowered the purchase price of Beats from an estimated $3.2 billion to $3 billion, the New York Post reported this morning.  Leading up to the anticipated acknowledgement and announcement of the acquisition, supposedly due later this week ...

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