Why Apple is betting big on India

“There are a lot of people coming into the middle class, and I really feel that India is at a tipping point, and it’s great to be there,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in May last year. His comments underscore one reason Apple has recently made an aggressive play to expand operations in India: the … Read more

Tim Cook visits Singapore amid Apple’s Southeast Asia expansion

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., center, arrives at Apple Developer Academy at Binus University in Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.  Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple’s Tim Cook is in Singapore for the latest leg of his whirlwind tour around Southeast Asia as the CEO pivots toward the … Read more

Apple will ‘look at’ manufacturing in Indonesia: Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures as he arrives for a meeting with Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo at the Merdeka Palace in Jakarta on April 17, 2024. Bay Ismoyo | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company will “look at” manufacturing in Indonesia, following a meeting with the country’s President Joko Widodo, … Read more

Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Vietnam

Apple CEO Tim Cook arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday as the U.S. tech giant looks to boost sales in new markets. Cook will meet with Apple users, developers and content creators during the two-day visit, local media reported. The CEO posted pictures on X on Monday in Hanoi with musicians. He drank an egg … Read more

Apple stock just had its best day since last May

Apple CEO Tim Cook greets customers as he arrives for the release of the Vision Pro headset at the Apple Store in New York City on Feb. 2, 2024. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Apple shares climbed 4.3% on Thursday to a share price of $175.04. It is Apple’s best day since May … Read more

Apple made $14 billion worth of iPhones in India in shift from China

Apple CEO Tim Cook attends the first meeting of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board with then-President Donald Trump in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 6, 2019. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Apple produced $14 billion worth of iPhones in India over the last fiscal … Read more

Apple Store Employees Say Coworkers Were Disciplined for Supporting Palestinians

Nearly 300 current and former Apple employees have published an open letter alleging that several retail and corporate employees of the company have been disciplined or “wrongfully terminated” for expressing support for Palestinian people through pins, bracelets, or keffiyeh. The group, which calls itself Apples4Ceasefire, is planning a protest outside Apple’s retail store in Lincoln … Read more

Tim Cook’s love for China helps Xi fight fears of economic slump

China’s efforts to counter the downbeat narrative about a structural slowdown in the world’s second-biggest economy got a boost from enthusiastic endorsements from chief executives of top global companies. Days after he opened an expansive new retail store in Shanghai and pledged a fresh investment in applied research in the country, Apple Inc. Chief Executive … Read more

Apple announces WWDC 2024, AI announcements expected

The Worldwide Developers Conference stage. CNBC/Kif Leswing Apple on Tuesday announced that its annual developers conference, WWDC, will take place June 10 through June 14. The conference will be livestreamed on Apple’s website, although the company is inviting some software makers to its campus on the first day to “celebrate in person,” Apple said. At … Read more

Apple to launch Vision Pro in China this year, Tim Cook says

Apple’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook attends the China Development Forum in Beijing on March 24, 2024.  Pedro Pardo | AFP  | Getty Images Apple will launch its Vision Pro headset in China this year, CEO Tim Cook told Chinese state media. In a video posted on one of CCTV’s accounts on Chinese social media … Read more