Tim Cook

Tim Cook: I’m proud to be gay

Tim Cook

Apple’s chief executive publicly confirmed that he is gay in an essay published by Bloomberg Businessweek. The 53-year-old wrote he was inspired by Dr Martin Luther King to set aside his desire for privacy to do “something more important.” Cook said he hopes to support and inspire others by coming out. While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t ...

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Tim Cook at Auburn University: “Cross-burning was a Symbol of Ignorance”

Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn’t known for talking much about himself, but in a speech this week, he talked about some of the early childhood experiences that shape his passions around fighting for human rights and equality. “Growing up in Alabama in the 1960s, I saw the devastating impacts of discrimination,” Cook said, accepting a lifetime achievement award from Auburn ...

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Tim Cook about his first year as Apple CEO

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NBC News “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” December 6, 2012 Nobody remembers the guy who came after Thomas Edison. And nobody seems to recognize Tim Cook as we walk together across the teeming floor of Grand Central Station. Tim Cook: I’m a very private person, I like my being anonymous As we walk: we’re surrounded by examples of what Apple ...

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Tim Cook visits Foxconn

Tim Cook visits Foxconn - Photo: Bowen Liu/Apple Inc.

Apple Inc’s Tim Cook, on his first trip to China as the chief executive officer, has visited an iPhone production plant run by the Foxconn Technology Group, which is being accused of improper labor practices. [portfolio_slideshow] Tim Cook visits Foxconn  

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