Apple Puts New CEO Tim Cook’s Tenure on Timetable

How long will Apple’s Tim Cook sit on Apple’s CEO throne? Probably through the midpoint of 2021, according to the board of directors, who made the move last Friday to lock Cook in with one million shares of restricted company stock. Half of those shares are scheduled to vest between August 24, 2016 and August 24, 2021—so long as Cook …

Jobs Resigns, Apple’s Stock Drops and RIM’s Goes Up?

Gauging the U.S. stock market’s like refereeing a game of psych-out, so caveat reader, but as short-term signals go, it looks like Apple’s misfortunes—say the world’s most illustrious CEO resigning—are not-so-disguised blessings for Research in Motion.

RIM shares surged more than 2% Thursday morning after the Blackberry …

Steve Wozniak Calls Jobs ‘Best Business Leader of Our Time’

In an interview late Wednesday night, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told Bloomberg News exactly what he thought about Steve Jobs. Known as Woz, Wozniak went on to wax poetic about the now-former Apple CEO, calling him the “best business leader of our time.”

While Woz acknowledged that he’s not personally close to the Apple CEO …

Why Steve Jobs’ Resignation as CEO Isn’t the End of the World

It’s hard to imagine Apple without Steve Jobs. But with Apple stronger than it has ever been, this might have been the best time for Tim Cook to step in as its new CEO. The company is in a position where it can probably take the biggest of hits—including losing its star chief executive.

Steve Jobs’ resignation shouldn’t have been a

End of an Era: Apple’s Steve Jobs Steps Down, Tim Cook Steps Up

And just like that, Steve Jobs has stepped down from his throne as CEO of Apple and handed the scepter to the current chief operating officer, Tim Cook. You can’t say no one saw it coming. Jobs has been on a medical leave of absence since January 17, 2011 for undisclosed reasons (he had a liver transplant in April 2009 after battling …