Tag: Tim Cook

Tim Cook Explained Why Apple Banned MAGA-Friendly Parler On Fox News: ‘We Don’t Consider That Free Speech’

The online fallout from the failed MAGA coup attempt in Washington earlier in the month has cost Donald Trump his Twitter account and many of his followers their favorite social media site. And now Tim Cook has explained in more detail why Parler was banned from his company’s app store in the first place. Trump […]

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Tim Cook: Apple Will Make a ‘Big Announcement’ Tomorrow

Tim Cook joined Gayle King on CBS This Morning, on the morning of Tuesday, confirming that the company will announce ‘something big’ on Wednesday, 13th January 2021. CBS stated that the full interview will air tomorrow, after the big announcement. Tim Cook confirmed that the announcement isn’t product-related, instead, people familiar with the matter expect […]

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Tim Cook: Apple Engineers Testing ‘Mind Blowing’ Apple Watch Capabilities

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently joined the folks over at the Outside Podcast to talk about future of Apple Watch, Apple Park, an increasing number of sensors in the cars, newly launched Apple Fitness+ and COVID-19. Commenting on the future of Apple Watch, Tim Cook said that the device is still in its “early innings.” […]

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The DeanBeat — Here’s my Thanksgiving DeanBits

This is my last column before Thanksgiving and before the Black Friday frenzy, and so I thought it would be better to write a column thanking you all for reading and leave you with some DeanBits of small things that have been on my mind. I hope you can see your loved ones online in […]

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Apple cuts commissions: Industry reacts, regulators watch

As regulators watch closely, Apple announced today it would cut its App Store commission for small businesses, taking its cut down from an industry standard 30% to 15% for those app and game developers who make less than $1 million a year. The move could earn Apple points from small app makers who are hurting […]

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The DeanBeat: Apple v. Epic — a briefing on the antitrust arguments and interesting facts

We’re at a huge moment in tech and antitrust history with the litigation initiated by Fortnite maker Epic Games against Apple and Google. While the Google dispute has taken a backseat in the news, the conflict with Apple has gone hot because of that company’s retaliatory strike and a request for a temporary restraining order […]

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The DeanBeat: Apple must tread carefully lest it trample the game industry

Apple has a value of more than $2 trillion. But the behemoth is in danger of forgetting where it came from. One day, the federal government or the courts will conclude this treasure of a company has gotten too big and that maybe it is strangling competition and choking off the very values and freedoms […]

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Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg Criticised Apple’s App Store Policies in Front of 50,000 Employees

At a company-wide meeting last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg criticized Apple opening in front of more than 50,000 employees. He said that Apple has a “unique stranglehold as a gatekeeper on what gets on phones.” He also said that Apple is using the App Store to block innovation, competition, and it allows the company […]

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Antitrust experts weigh in on breaking up Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

Gary Reback is perhaps best known as the lawyer who helped convince the U.S. Department of Justice to bring an antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft in the 1990s. He watched the majority of the House Judiciary Committee hearing earlier this week with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook […]

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Antitrust hearing: Amazon, Facebook, and Google were questioned 2x more than Apple

At the “Online Platforms and Market Power” virtual antitrust hearing today, the House Judiciary Committee questioned Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai over Webex. But they weren’t all questioned equally. Most of the questions were directed at Bezos, Zuckerberg, and Pichai — each of […]

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Tim Cook Says Apple Treats All Developers Equally with Transparent Rules

Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently testifying in an antitrust hearing with U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee. He was questioned about App Store practices and policies. The company has faced severe criticism over opaque App Store practices and commissions that range up to 30%. The committee took up complaints raised by developers with Tim Cook. […]

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