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Apple CEO Tim Cook Made One Simple Change to Help Him Avoid iPhone Addiction

He says he doesn't want people to use their phones so much

Phone addiction has become such a worldwide problem that even the Pope weighed in this month.Pope Francis warned a group of high schoolers about it during a meeting at their school in Rome, reports the Catholic magazine America. He told the teens to ...

by Julie Bort  | April 29, 2019 06:00:00
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From Oprah Winfrey to Tim Cook, Leaders Offer Gems of Wisdom to the Class of 2018

Inspiration from luminaries and leaders of the world

It’s commencement season, which means that a whole new crop of newly minted adults are headed into the workplace, or maybe on the verge of starting the next big thing that will change the world. Luminaries from the worlds of business, politics, ...

by Nina Zipkin  | May 27, 2018 02:00:00
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Get Inspired By Tim Cook's 2018 Duke University Commencement Speech

The Apple CEO exhorted graduates to be fearless in pushing the world forward.

 Hello, Blue Devils! It’s great to be back.It’s an honor to stand before you—both as your commencement speaker and a fellow Duke graduate.I earned my degree from the Fuqua School in 1988. In preparing for this speech, I reached out to one ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | May 21, 2018 08:00:00
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Apple Becomes First Company Worth More Than $800 Billion

The tech giant broke its own record

This week, Apple was valued at more than $800 billion. It marked the first time that the company’s market capitalization ever reached that figure, breaking its own record from February 2015 when its market capitalization was $774.7 billion. The tech giant became ...

by Nina Zipkin  | May 12, 2017 07:00:00
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Why Apple's Tim Cook Once Threatened to Remove Uber From the App Store

The ride hailing company also collected data from

Do you use to unsubscribe from unwanted email subscriptions? If you've ever taken a ride with Lyft, information about your trips may now be in the hands of Uber.The New York Times, in a Sunday profile of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, reported that the app-based ...

by Angela Moscaritolo  | April 27, 2017 12:00:00
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Who's the Highest-Paid American CEO?

Equilar has released its annual look at the 100 biggest companies in the country

If you had to guess, what American CEO do you think makes the most money? Amazon or Apple? Maybe Google or Facebook?It turns out that it’s Charter Communications CEO Thomas M. Rutledge, who leads one of the country’s top cable operators and ...

by Nina Zipkin  | April 19, 2017 12:00:00
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Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs! 4 inspirational lessons to celebrate the innovative CEO

It is worth taking a few minutes to reflect on his impact and lasting example.

Steve Jobs was born 61 years ago on February 24. Though his life was cut short by cancer, he made an indelible impact in society.As Apple continues to flourish and honor his complicated legacy (complete with its recent stand against the Federal Bureau ...

by Carly Okyle  | February 26, 2016 09:00:00