Tim Cook


  • NBA players to run in NYC marathon     Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    Jason Collins, NBA player and NCAA All-American, discusses which NBA players will participate in a relay this year in New York City's Marathon on Sunday.

  • NBA's Collins proud of Tim Cook     Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    Jason Collins, NBA player and NCAA All-American, shares his reaction to Apple CEO Tim Cook coming out publicly.

  • After Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out publicly, Jim Stewart, New York Times columnist, discusses the potential impact globally in the business world.

  • Cook's 'powerful blow against prejudice'     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow and former Congressman Barney Frank react to Apple CEO Tim Cook's op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek, telling readers he is proud to be gay.

  • Suze Orman: Tim Cook stronger & better     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Sharing her thoughts on Apple CEO Tim Cook, Suze Orman, says Cook's declaration makes him a better executive and stronger leader.

  • Cook's decision widely applauded     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses Tim Cook's essay and the speech he gave earlier this week where he called on his home state of Alabama.

  • Tim Cook a game-changer: GLAAD CEO     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    Discussing Tim Cook's influence individually and on cooperate America, with Sarah Kate Ellis, GLAAD CEO.

  • Diversity moving forward in tech: Swisher     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Kara Swisher, Re/code executive editor, share her opinions on Apple CEO Tim Cook coming out publicly.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed he was gay in a Bloomberg Businessweek essay earlier Thursday. Re/code's Kara Swisher explains whether that could affect Apple's global ambitions.

  • Homosexual laws around the world     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Iran is one of seven countries where you can be put to death for being homosexual, explains CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • The LGBT rich are a fast-growing market Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Michael Kors (L) , Peter Thiel (C) and David Geffen (R).

    Wealth managers, pay attention. Gay and lesbian CEOs may still be few in number—but the ranks of gay and lesbian millionaires and billionaires are growing rapidly.

  • TIm Cook's coming out is historic: Openly gay CEO Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
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    Trevor Burgess, the first openly gay CEO of a publicly listed bank, thinks Apple CEO Tim Cook is "a tremendous force for change."

  • UPDATE 4-Apple's Cook: "I'm proud to be gay" Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:24 PM ET

    *Apple Chairman Art Levinson calls Cook "courageous". Oct 30- Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Thursday became the most prominent American corporate leader to come out as being gay, saying he was trading off his closely guarded privacy for the chance to help move forward civil rights. The Alabama native, who has spoken out against discrimination of lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • Corporations leading LGBT diversity: Todd Sears     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    "It's going to be harder to be a homophobe holding an iPhone," says Out Leadership founder Todd Sears, in sharing his opinions on the impact of Apple CEO Tim Cook coming out publicly, to the business community.

  • Rights group: Cook will 'save countless lives' Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at a conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., October 27, 2014.

    The Human Rights Campaign praised Apple CEO Tim Cook's op-ed in Bloomberg Businessweek that said he is "proud to be gay."

  • Barney Frank in praise of ... Ted Cruz? Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    Barney Frank

    Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.

  • Wal-Mart leads retailers in war against Apple Pay Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:29 AM ET
    The new Apple Pay mobile payment system on the iPhone 6

    A group of retailers led by Wal-Mart aims to upend the credit card market and fight for dominance at the checkout line.

  • Tim Cook paves the way     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on Tim Cook's op-ed in BloombergBusinessweek, telling readers he is proud to be gay.

  • Tim Cook's announcement a 'matter of timing'     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, shares his thoughts on Tim Cook's op-ed piece where he says publicly for the first time he is gay.

  • UPDATE 1-Apple's Tim Cook says "proud to be gay" Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:26 AM ET

    Oct 30- Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek, saying he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation. Apple Chairman Art Levinson called Cook "courageous." "On behalf of the board and our entire company, we are incredibly proud to have Tim leading Apple.