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Tim Cook: “Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love”

Tim Cook: “Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love”

Today the US Supreme Court, in a 5-4 ruling, said that the Constitution requires that same-sex couple be allowed to marry. The decision effectively makes gay marriage legal nationwide, as states can no longer reserve the right to marry only for heterosexual couples. And the tech world’s most prominent gay CEO, Tim Cook, has spoken out. In a series of …

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Apple’s U2 Album Giveaway Turned Kids Gay, Say Russian Wingnuts

According to some right-wing Russians, this is probably going to turn your kid gay: That’s the cover of U2’s most recent album, Songs of Innocence. You might remember it as “that album my iPhone kept playing whenever I accidentally opened up iTunes.” The Guardian reports that a member of Russia’s Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) is raising hell over …

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Apple Pay Continues To Gain Momentum

Apple released its financial results for its fiscal year 2015 Q2 on Monday. The company had a record quarter largely thanks to iPhone sales, as well as strong performances by Mac and the App Store. During the ensuing conference call, CEO Tim Cook talked a little bit about the momentum Apple Pay continues to gain. Here’s what he had to …

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Apple: iPhone, Mac Are Cannibalizing iPad

Consumers seem to be showing less and less interest in Apple’s iPad line as time goes on, and that’s not necessarily because of the device’s competition from other tablets. In February, IDC released research finding that people bought 3 million fewer tablets in the prior quarter than they did a year before that. The iPad specifically not only faces that …

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iPhone, Mac & App Store Give Apple Another Big Quarter

Apple released its financial results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter ended March 28. Thanks to strong performance by its iPhone, Mac and App Store businesses, the company posted 27% revenue growth and 40% EPS growth, setting records for the second quarter. The company managed to exceed Wall Street expectations. Quarterly revenue was $58 billion and quarterly net profit was …

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Tim Cook Is Donating His Fortune to Charity

Apple CEO Tim Cook has joined another club for the super wealthy – the philanthropy club. Which to be honest, is probably the best kind of club for the super rich. In an interview with Fortune, Cook revealed that he plans to give all of his money to charity – well, pretty much all of it. After he pays for …

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Tim Cook Tried to Give His Liver to Ailing Steve Jobs

If you were wondering just how close current Apple CEO Tim Cook felt to former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, well, here’s your answer. The former attempted to give the latter part of his liver. That’s the word from Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader, a new Steve Jobs biography due out on March …

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Alabama Bill To Be Named After Tim Cook

In October, Tim Cook penned a piece for Bloomberg Buisnessweek in which he publicly came out as gay. Now, it appears that an anti-discrimination bill in Alabama is to be named after him. Reuters reports: Democratic state Representative Patricia Todd, Alabama’s sole openly gay lawmaker, said on Wednesday that Apple was initially hesitant about having Cook’s name on her bill, …

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Time: Zuckerberg Irritated By Tim Cook Comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was Time’s Person of the Year in 2010, is on the cover again for the latest issue as he continues his quest to connect the world. Among the topics he discusses in the cover story interview are that mission to get every human online, pay social network Ello, and criticism from Bill Gates (which was …

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Tim Cook: “Being Gay Among the Greatest Gifts God Has Given Me”

Citing a desire to help others be more comfortable in their own skin, Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly revealed that he is gay. In an eloquent piece for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook writes: For years, I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation. Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a …

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Apple Earnings Released, Revenue $42.1 Billion

Apple just announced its earnings for its fiscal 2014 Q4. This includes revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. That’s compared to revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of $7.5 billion, or $1.18 per diluted share, last year. Gross margin was 38% compared to 37% last year. International sales made …

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Tim Cook In Hot Water For Bending iPhone And Botched OS Updates

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is taking the heat for the recent publicity stumbles his company has made. Bending iPhones and botched OS updates are causing users to rethink their commitment to the company. “I just wish that Tim Cook had a better handle on things,” Mac customer Jason Nochimson told Bloomberg News. Nochimson discovered that the latest OS update left …

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