NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook, New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet (bah-KAY), actress Blythe Danner and U.S. Rep. John Lewis will receive honorary doctorates at Tulane University's...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman has made Fortune's 2019 list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders.
The Independent Record reported on Thursday that Office of the Montana State Auditor...
BEIJING (AP) — 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...
Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity.
BEIJING (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he didn't slip up when he referred to Apple CEO Tim Cook as "Tim Apple" at a White House meeting.
Apple CEO trumps Trump, reframing his name game
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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...
Reynolds named to worker training advisory board
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has been appointed to a national advisory board on worker training led by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Ivanka Trump.
The American Workforce Policy Advisory Board is a 25-member panel designed to develop strategies for worker training and education "that will equip them to compete and win in the global economy."
Apple CEO Tim Cook to address Tulane’s spring commencement
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane University's spring commencement speaker will be Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Tulane President Mike Fitts said in a Thursday statement that Cook represents the kind of success the university wants for all of its graduates.
Cook, who grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama, was a Fuqua Scholar at Duke University where he earned a master's degree in business administration. He also holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University.
Apple opens new chapter amid weakening iPhone demand
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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 sagged during the holiday shopping season.
Results released Tuesday revealed the magnitude of the iPhone slump — a 15 percent drop in revenue from the previous year. That decline in Apple's most profitable product caused Apple's total earnings for the October-December quarter to dip slightly to $20 billion.
Waning iPhone demand highlights Chinese consumer anxiety
BEIJING (AP) — Apple's $1,000 iPhone is a tough sell to consumers in China unnerved by an economic slump and the trade war with the U.S.
CEO Tim Cook said in a letter to shareholders Wednesday that demand for iPhones is waning and revenue for the last quarter of 2018 will fall well below projections, a decrease he traced mainly to China.
The Latest: Rare walk-back from Apple weighs on US markets
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sales at Apple Inc., which issued a rare cut to its revenue forecast citing weakness in China (all times local):
Shares of Apple are tumbling in early trading after the tech giant issued a rare cut to its revenue forecast due to weakness in China.
In a letter to the company shareholders, Apple CEO Tim Cook traced most of the damage to China, which is squaring off with the U.S. in a trade war just as its economy begins to show signs of slowing.
US stocks set for another big fall after Apple’s warning
LONDON (AP) — Apple's shock warning that its Chinese sales are weakening ratcheted up concerns about the world's second largest economy and weighed heavily on global stock markets as well as the dollar on Thursday.
Apple drops iPhone bombshell on already reeling stock market
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple acknowledged that demand for iPhones is waning, confirming investor fears that the company's most profitable product has lost some of its luster.
The reckoning came in a letter from Apple CEO Tim Cook to the company's shareholders released after the stock market closed Wednesday.
Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents while adding more luster to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub.
Ivanka Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook visit Idaho school
WILDER, Idaho (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook visited a heavily Hispanic Idaho school district on Tuesday to trumpet her workforce development initiative promoting science, technology, engineering and math.
Ivanka Trump, Apple CEO Tim Cook visit Idaho school
WILDER, Idaho (AP) — Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter and White House adviser, and Apple CEO Tim Cook visited a heavily Hispanic Idaho school district Tuesday to trumpet her workforce development initiative promoting science, technology, engineering and math, White House officials said.
Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being ‘weaponized’
BRUSSELS (AP) — 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.
China says ex-Internet czar on trial over corruption charges
BEIJING (AP) — 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 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 his crimes and expressed remorse, according to state broadcaster CCTV. It said his trial began Friday in the eastern city of Ningbo.
Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product's appeal amid slowing sales.
Jaguars waive former draft picks Lee, Myrick in final cuts
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars waived two former draft picks in final roster cuts Saturday, including quarterback and sixth-round draft pick Tanner Lee.
The Jaguars also cut speedy cornerback Jalen Myrick, a seventh-round pick in 2017. Undrafted rookie Tre Herndon, from Vanderbilt, beat out Myrick for the fifth and final cornerback spot.
Cook runs for 2 TDs, Jaguars beat Buccaneers 25-10
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are not quite ready to roll.
Final roster cuts are looming, and several young players competing for jobs have given coach Doug Marrone and his staff a lot to think about.
"The next 48 hours we're going to have to make some tough decisions," Marrone said after fourth-stringer Tim Cook ran for two touchdowns to help the Jaguars close the preseason with a 25-10 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night.
Apple made more money from higher priced iPhones in the latest quarter, even as the number of phones it sold did not change much.
The sluggish unit growth means Apple is no longer the second-biggest smartphone maker behind Samsung. Huawei took that spot, research firm IDC said Tuesday, with 54.2 million phones versus Apple's 41.3 million.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is among those heading to Salt Lake City for a Saturday music festival organized by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds to support LGBT youth in the Mormon church.
The appearance of the proudly gay CEO will show young people their "unlimited potential," Reynolds said in a statement. Other headliners include dancer and singer Julianne Hough, DJ Zedd, Tegan Quin of the band Tegan and Sara, Tyler Glenn from Neon Trees as well as Imagine Dragons.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook intends to continue lambasting U.S. immigration policies and other issues that trouble him to avoid falling into an "appalling silence."
Some business leaders are condemning the Trump administration's decision to separate children from parents who are accused of crossing the border illegally, but it's unclear what impact — if any — they will have.
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Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Wednesday with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House to discuss trade as he engages in negotiations around the globe.
Trump tweeted before the meeting that they would be "talking about many things, including how the U.S. has been treated unfairly for many years, by many countries, on trade."
The president met with Cook in the Oval Office a day after the leader of the technology giant attended Trump's state dinner for French President Emmanuel Macron.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is being honored by a civil rights group in his home state of Alabama.
Cook will receive the 2018 Human Rights Award from the Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference for his advocacy for equality and safety in the workplace.
The organization will present the award at a banquet on Wednesday in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.
NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of Facebook is defending its advertising-supported business model.
Mark Zuckerberg's defense comes after Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company wouldn't be in Facebook's situation because Apple doesn't sell ads based on customer data the way Facebook does. Zuckerberg responded Monday that an advertising-supported business model is the only way that the service can survive because not everyone would be able to pay for Facebook if it charged a fee.
Apple CEO leaves investors dangling on future dividend hike
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's next big thing will likely be a large dividend increase financed by a tax cut on its overseas profits, but the famously secretive company isn't giving any clues about how big it might be.
CEO Tim Cook had an opportunity to address the issue Tuesday at Apple's annual meeting, when a shareholder asked if the iPhone maker might double its current quarterly dividend of 63 cents per share.
Apple CEO to give Duke’s spring commencement address
Apple CEO Tim Cook, a graduate of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a member of the university’s Board of Trustees, will give Duke's commencement address on May 13, President Vincent E. Price announced Saturday.
“I am absolutely delighted that Tim Cook will be returning to campus as this spring’s commencement speaker,” Price said. "I can imagine no better person, and no bigger Duke fan, to inspire the Class of 2018.”
Apple will let you choose between your phone’s speed, its battery life
Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Wednesday that you'll soon be able to make the decision between your iPhone's performance and its battery life, following controversy over the company's decision to do it for you.
Cook said that an upcoming version of Apple's mobile iOS operating system will allow iPhone owners to turn off the part of your iPhone's software that slows it down to preserve its battery life, in an interview with ABC News.
The Latest: Trump thanks Apple CEO for plans to invest
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Pennsylvania (all times local):
President Donald Trump says he called Apple CEO Tim Cook to thank the company for announcing its plans to invest $350 billion in the United States in the coming years.
Trump says, "They are going to build plants, they are going to build a big campus, they're really going to town."
Apple CEO goes to Reno for groundbreaking of warehouse
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $4 million warehouse in downtown Reno Wednesday as the company announced plans to invest $350 billion in the U.S. economy over the next five years.
Senate commerce leader confronts Apple about iPhone slowdown
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. Senate's commerce committee wants Apple to lift the veil on its once-secret slowdown of older iPhones.
Sen. John Thune, a South Dakota Republican, issued his request for more information in a letter sent Tuesday to Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Among other things, Thune wants to know if Apple made any effort to notify its customers that its recent software updates would make several types of iPhones released before 2017 slow down when their batteries weakened.
Apple will offer discounts on replacement batteries
Apple chief executive Tim Cook apologized to customers Thursday for not being clear that the company slows down phones with aging batteries.
Cook promised that, in the future, Apple will "give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery" and let people see if their battery's age affects their phone's performance.
Apple CEO hopeful banned apps will return to China store
HONG KONG (AP) — Apple's chief executive said Wednesday he's optimistic some apps that fell afoul of China's tight internet laws will eventually be restored after being removed earlier this year.
Speaking at a business forum in southern China, CEO Tim Cook also dismissed criticism of his appearance days earlier at an internet conference promoting Beijing's vison of a censored internet.
Apple, Google at Chinese internet fest shows lure of market
HONG KONG (AP) — The high-profile attendance of the leaders of Apple and Google at a Chinese conference promoting Beijing's vision of a censored internet highlights the dilemma for Western tech companies trying to expand in an increasingly lucrative but restricted market.
The event in Wuzhen, a historic canal town outside Shanghai, marked the first time chiefs of two of the world's biggest tech companies have attended the annual state-run World Internet Conference.
Mark Zuckerberg snubs Donald Trump’s big tech executive meeting for second time
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was not able to make time in his schedule yet again to meet with President Trump during a gathering of Silicon Valley titans.
Mr. Trump hosted his second meeting since December with the biggest names in the tech industry, and both times Mr. Zuckerberg was a no-show. News of his repeated absence comes as the White House kicked off "technology week" by discussing policy with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook and roughly 20 other business giants.
Sales of iPhone X begin: Can Apple live up to the hype?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's iPhone X went on sale Friday, as the company scrambles to meet demand for a marquee device that sports a lush screen, facial-recognition skills and a $1,000 price tag .
Most analysts have predicted Apple won't be able to catch up with demand until early next year.
China’s Xi promises reform in event with US business leaders
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping has promised to open China's economy wider during a meeting with American business leaders ahead of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump amid trade tensions.
Xi spoke Monday to members of an advisory board to Beijing's Tsinghua University business school that included Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Blackstone Group chairman Stephen Schwarzman.
Ohio State partners with Apple, new students to get iPads
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says all of its new undergraduate students will be getting an iPad beginning next fall.
The university says it's part of a new collaboration with Apple.
The tech giant and Ohio State will create an iOS design laboratory for the university and help students learn coding skills and mobile app development.
The school says Apple employees will work at the lab to help with the partnership.
Apple CEO defends ‘dreamers’ program
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the government program that protects young immigrants in the U.S. illegally and called immigration the "biggest issue of our time."
Cook, speaking at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum Wednesday, said Apple Inc. plans to work with Congress on behalf of its employees that benefit from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. IRMA DEALT HARSH BLOW TO FLORIDA KEYS
Search-and-rescue teams make their way to the Keys' farthest reaches as federal officials estimate one-quarter of all homes on the islands were destroyed.
Apple unveils $999 iPhone X with facial recognition
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has broken the $1,000 barrier with its latest, and most expensive, phone, the iPhone X.
With a price starting at $999 and a host of new features, the phone will be a big test for both Apple and consumers. Will people be willing to shell out really big bucks for a relatively fragile device that's become an essential part of daily life?
Apple CEO speaks out as Trump weighs young immigrants’ fate
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is standing by hundreds of Apple immigrant employees brought to the United States as children who have been shielded from deportation by a program President Donald Trump might eliminate.
Cook tweeted Sunday that "250 of my Apple co-workers are #Dreamers. I stand with them. They deserve our respect as equals and a solution rooted in American values."