Tim Cook talks education, diversity, and more in interview with Chicago mayor

Apple this week opened its new flagship retail store in Chicago, and present at the opening were several Apple executives. Tim Cook, Angela Ahrendts, and Eddy Cue were all in attendance, giving interviews, taking selfies, and more. While there, Cook sat down with the mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, for an in-depth interview on Emanuel’s […]

Craig Federighi talks Face ID details ahead of iPhone X launch [Updated]

Update: When asked about the intricacies of Face ID, Apple provided the following comment: Our teams have been developing the technologies behind Face ID for several years, and our users’ privacy has been a priority since the very beginning. Face ID provides intuitive and secure authentication enabled by the TrueDepth camera system and the A11 […]

Apple marketing chief says reaction to ARKit is ‘unbelievable’ & talks machine learning in new interview

One of the biggest announcements earlier this month at WWDC was the introduction of ARKit, Apple’s framework for helping developers build augmented and mixed reality experiences. In an interview with The Australian Business Review, Apple’s vice president of product marketing Greg Joswiak dives deeper into the goals of ARKit… more… 9to5Mac

Creator of Microsoft’s infamous ‘Clippy’ tool talks designing the character on a Mac & more

One of the most iconic pieces of software design ever is the Clippy (or Clippit) assistant that was baked into Microsoft Office up until 2007. Users had and still have somewhat of a love-hate relationship with Clippy. Despite the assistant no longer being included in Microsoft Office, Clippy has lived on with a variety of different […]

Tim Cook accepts Free Expression Award, talks value of free speech & resisting ‘alternative facts’

As expected, Apple CEO Tim Cook accepted the Free Expression Award at the Newseum in Washington D.C. tonight. At the event, Cook was presented the award and made brief comments on what it means to him and Apple, as well as touching on the importance of companies taking a stance… more… 9to5Mac

Tim Cook talks importance of diversity & inclusion during speech at Auburn University

Tim Cook today sat down for a speech at his alma mater, Auburn University, and talked on a variety of different topics. The details of the speech, entitled “A Conversation with Tim Cook: A Personal View of Inclusion and Diversity,” were shared by student-run newspaper The Plainsman… more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Tim Cook talks legacy of Steve Jobs, Apple Pencil, and immigration at University of Glasgow [Video]

Earlier today, we covered a few of Tim Cook’s comments from his fireside chat at the University of Glasgow, but now that a full video has emerged, there are a few other quotes worth noting. During the full chat, Cook discussed topics such as the Apple Pencil, immigration, and more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Apple CEO Tim Cook Talks Tech and Economy With Utah Senator Orrin Hatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Friday afternoon to discuss topics like technology and economy, reports BuzzFeed. Hatch, who is a member of the Judiciary Committee and leads the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, has met with Cook several times in the past and participated in Apple’s ongoing encryption debate […]

McLaren Confirms Talks With Apple ‘Never Matured to Definitive Proposition’

In late September, the Financial Times reported Apple was considering a full takeover of McLaren Automotive or a strategic investment in the British supercar maker. The New York Times and Bloomberg separately reported talks were underway as well, noting Apple was more likely to make a large investment in McLaren rather than buy it. Two […]

Angela Ahrendts Talks Concepts Behind Next-Generation Apple Stores at Most Powerful Women Summit

Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Retail, was the opening speaker for Fortune’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit, speaking a little about the next-generation Apple retail stores, her vision for Apple’s physical presence and more. Ahrendts started the evening by talking about her background and how Apple CEO Tim Cook recruited her, mentioning that […]

Apple in Talks to Acquire Luxury Carmaker and Formula One Team McLaren

Apple has approached British luxury carmaker and Formula One team McLaren about a potential acquisition, likely to be valued at between $1.3 billion and $1.9 billion, according to Financial Times. Apple is reportedly considering a full takeover of McLaren, or a strategic investment in the company, likely in an effort to bolster its widely rumored […]

Apple reportedly among companies that held potential acquisition talks with Lyft

While Apple made a $ 1 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing earlier this year, it apparently also held talks with Lyft, another popular car request service, regarding an acquisition. According to a report from the New York Times, Lyft has recently held discussions with handful of companies to discuss a possible acquisition, with Apple […]