President Trump to tour Apple factory with CEO Tim Cook in Texas next week

U.S. 11/16/19, 21:54

President Donald Trump will tour a new Apple manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas, with its CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday, Nov. 20. A White House official reported that President Trump is expected to tout Apple’s recent expansion, including the creation of thousands of new jobs.  President Trump will travel with U.S. Treasury Secretary ...

President Trump: ‘Great jobs coming back to America’

U.S. 10/01/19, 05:21

President Trump praised the announcements of new investments and new jobs in the auto and tech industries in the country. One of the investments is a $4 billion joint venture of auto giants Hyundai, Kia and Aptiv to develop driverless car technologies in the United States, bringing "great jobs" to Americans. "BIG ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook unveils new iPhone 11

Business 09/10/19, 17:13

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook on Tuesday in Cupertino, California, unveiled the iPhone 11 series that will be on the market on September 20. The new series will look like recent models, but will be equipped with improved cameras and new colors. Speaking at the press conference, Cook said, “Today, I ...

China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

Business 03/26/19, 05:47

China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday.The Intermediate People's Court in the eastern city of Ningbo said Lu Wei had confessed to accepting ...

Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service

Business 03/25/19, 16:49

Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity.Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Aniston were part of a parade of A-listers who took the stage at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California, where the main attractions are usually the company's ...

In China, Apple’s Cook says he’s bullish on global economy

Business 03/23/19, 01:56

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation being carried out, and he's urging China to continue to "open up."In a speech at an economic forum in Beijing on Saturday, Cook said Apple is less concerned with the short term ...

Apple CEO trumps Trump, reframing his name game

Business 03/07/19, 17:50

To President Donald Trump, it was an awkward slip of the lip. To Apple CEO Tim Cook, it was an opportunity to poke some sly fun at a president who has often clashed with the tech industry. A day after the president mistakenly referred to Cook at a White House meeting ...

Apple opens new chapter as iPhone sales fall and stock sinks

Tech 01/29/19, 16:40

Apple hoped to offset slowing demand for iPhones by raising the prices of its most important product, but that strategy seems to have backfired after sales drooped during the holiday shopping season.Now, CEO Tim Cook is grappling with his toughest challenge since replacing co-founder Steve Jobs 7 ½ years ago. ...

Apple warning of weak sales in China sends US stocks sinking

Business 01/03/19, 10:04

Apple's warning that its sales in China weakened over the holidays added to investors' fears that the global economy is losing strength, with the trade fight between the U.S. and China making the situation worse. U.S. stock indexes fell sharply Thursday morning.Apple's stock plunged 8.9 percent and other big exporters ...

Waning iPhone demand highlights consumer anxiety in China

Business 01/03/19, 07:38

Apple's $1,000 iPhone is a tough sell to Chinese consumers jittery over an economic slump and the trade war with Washington.CEO Tim Cook told shareholders Wednesday that iPhone demand is waning, mainly in China. That makes the tech giant the latest global company grappling with Chinese consumer anxiety.Other brand names ...

European privacy search engines aim to challenge Google

Europe 11/21/18, 04:42

In the battle for online privacy, U.S. search giant Google is a Goliath facing a handful of European Davids.The backlash over Big Tech's collection of personal data offers new hope to a number of little-known search engines that promise to protect user privacy.Sites like Britain's Mojeek , France's Qwant , ...

Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being ‘weaponized’

Europe 10/24/18, 08:34

The head of Apple on Wednesday endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant's commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being "weaponized" against users.Speaking at an international conference on data privacy, Apple CEO Tim Cook applauded European Union authorities for ...

China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges

World 10/18/18, 22:02

China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple chief executive Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was standing trial Friday on corruption allegations, state media reported.Lu Wei is accused of accepting 32 million yuan ($4.6 million) in bribes and has admitted to ...

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