Tim Cook


  • 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
    Tim Cook

    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.

  • Frank: Cruz represents evolution in same-sex marriage  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:21 AM ET

    Former U.S. representative Barney Frank said Ted Cruz's position on gay marriage represents an advance on the conservative position.

  • Tim Cook's 'extraordinarily important' announcement  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), provides perspective on Tim Cook's essay where he says publicly for the first time that he is gay.

  • What Tim Cook's essay means for Apple  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on Apple CEO Tim Cook's essay about being gay, and what it means for Apple and corporate culture.

  • Apple's Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Apple CEO Tim Cook penned an op-ed in BloombergBusinessweek on Thursday, telling readers he was proud to be gay. The 'Squawk Box' crew discusses Cook's message.

  • Apple's Tim Cook says "proud to be gay" Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    Oct 30- Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek. Cook has never previously acknowledged his sexual orientation. "So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," Cook said in the article.

  • U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, responds to Apple CEO Tim Cook coming out as gay on Thursday, telling CNBC that his focus remains on the U.S. Constitution -- not Cook's 'personal decisions.'

  • Tim Cook pens op-ed, says 'proud to be gay'  Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Apple's CEO Tim Cook addresses rumors about his sexual orientation in an op-ed piece in "BloombergBusinessweek."

  • Apple Pay... bug or feature?  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Michael Fertik, Reputation.com founder, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss the competition for a mobile payment system separate from Apple Pay and which is likely to offer better Internet security.

  • Apple by the numbers  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

    Apple shares have been on a tear since the launch of its iPhone 6. CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at the stock's wild ride.

  • Alibaba & Apple: Dream team?  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    As Apple Pay rolls out, and the potential for Alibaba and Apple teaming up, how should you play both stocks? The "Fast Money" traders take their positions.