Tag: Cook, Timothy D

Apple Keeps Making Computer in Texas After Tariff Waivers

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple will make its new Mac Pro computer in Texas after the Trump administration agreed to waive tariffs on some of its Chinese-made parts, the company said on Monday. The United States on Friday granted Apple’s requests for tariff exemptions for 10 Chinese parts in its new $6,000 Mac Pro. The announcement […]

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Neil Young’s Lonely Quest to Save Music

Neil Young is crankier than a hermit being stung by bees. He hates Spotify. He hates Facebook. He hates Apple. He hates Steve Jobs. He hates what digital technology is doing to music. “I’m only one person standing there going, ‘Hey, this is [expletive] up!’ ” he shouted, ranting away on the porch of his longtime […]

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Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It.

The following is an open letter to Doug McMillon, the chief executive of Walmart. Dear Mr. McMillon, The massacre at your store in El Paso over the weekend was a tragedy. So were the shooting deaths, days earlier, of two Walmart employees, at a Walmart store in Mississippi. So, too, was the mass shooting early […]

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Apple Reports Declining Profits and Slowing Growth, Again

Apple has long performed like clockwork, growing steadily and producing an ever-growing stream of profit. Not anymore. On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley behemoth said that its net income had fallen nearly 13 percent and that its revenue growth had slowed to 1 percent in the latest quarter, with iPhone sales continuing to decline and gains […]

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Trump Escalates Feud With Apple Over Offshore Factories

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Friday that his administration would deny a request by the electronics giant Apple to avoid stiff tariffs his administration had placed on Chinese imports, the latest attempt by the president to force a multinational company to move its manufacturing to the United States. Mr. Trump said on Twitter that […]

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Experiments in Tyranny, Brought to You by Tech

Don’t bring a knife to a chaos factory. That’s my takeaway after listening to tech leaders at the Code conference last week try to explain the impact of the myriad inventions, good and bad, that they have unleashed upon all of us over the last few years. The “chaos factory” is what Tim Cook, the […]

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