Tim Cook
The latest news about Tim Cook, the gay CEO of Apple, Inc. and successor of Steve Jobs. Cook is the public face of the company and unveils the latest Apple products, including the iPhone, iPad, and Macbooks. Tim Cook previously served as the senior vice president of worldwide operations at Apple, which he joined in 1998 after his tenure as a chief operating officer in a department of Intelligent Electronics. In 2012 he became the world's highest paid chief executive officer.
WATCH: Colbert Wags His Finger at Apple CEO Tim Cook for Coming Out
November 06 2014 4:00 AM ET

WATCH: Colbert Wags Finger at Tim Cook for Coming Out

Jami Smith

The Colbert Report host chastised Cook for violating corporate tradition by being honest.

Russia Promptly Destroys Steve Jobs Memorial After Tim Cook Comes Out
November 04 2014 3:22 PM ET

Russia Promptly Destroys Steve Jobs Memorial After Tim Cook Comes Out

Alex Panisch

Russia's ban on 'gay propaganda' strikes again as the group that installed a memorial to Steve Jobs has removed the statue in St. Petersburg after Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay.

Op-ed: Tim Cook Came Out and Went Right Back to Work. That's How It Should Be
November 03 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: What Tim Cook's Example Means in Business

Gene Falk and Jonathan D. Lovitz

The leaders of a business organization for LGBT people say Tim Cook's coming-out is exactly the way coming out at work should be: no big deal.

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear
November 01 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One
October 31 2014 8:48 PM ET

WATCH: Many Positive Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out — and One Truly Horrid One

Dawn Ennis

Media coverage of the Apple CEO's announcement was largely respectful, but one syndicated radio show radiated homophobia.

WATCH: Here's What Tim Cook Thinks About Firing LGBT Workers
October 30 2014 2:23 PM ET

What Does Tim Cook Think About Firing LGBT Workers?

Sunnivie Brydum

Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels.

20 Touching, Funny, and Silly Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook's Coming-Out
October 30 2014 1:55 PM ET

20 Touching, Funny Twitter Reactions to Tim Cook Coming Out

Dustin Diehl

Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.

Russian Pol Calls for Lifetime Ban on Tim Cook
October 30 2014 1:02 PM ET

Russian Pol Calls for Lifetime Ban on Tim Cook

Daniel Reynolds

The writer of the original 'gay propaganda' law says the newly out CEO could present a health threat to Russia.

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone
October 30 2014 12:22 PM ET

Don't Worry, Ted Cruz Still Loves His iPhone

Michelle Garcia

After Apple CEO Tim Cook has publicly disclosed that he is gay, Sen. Ted Cruz says he won't be ditching his iPhone anytime soon.

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple
October 30 2014 8:31 AM ET

Tim Cook: Being Gay Has Helped Me Lead Apple

Lucas Grindley

As arguably the most prominent and influential CEO in all of business, his example is a game changer.

WATCH: Apple's Feel-Good Rainbow Pride, Feat. CEO Tim Cook
July 08 2014 3:20 PM ET

WATCH: Apple's Feel-Good Rainbow Pride

Daniel Reynolds

'Inclusion inspires innovation,' read the video's tagline underneath a reimagined rainbow Apple logo.

WATCH: It Gets Awkward on CNBC as Apple's Tim Cook Called Openly Gay
June 27 2014 5:03 PM ET

CNBC Gets Awkward, Calling Apple's CEO Openly Gay

Lucas Grindley

Apple CEO Tim Cook was once again the center of speculation — this time, on CNBC.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges Congress to Pass ENDA
November 04 2013 1:29 PM ET

Apple CEO Tim Cook Urges Congress to Pass ENDA

Michelle Garcia

Cook says a federal law that mirror's Apple's workplace equality policy is necessary to foster success among all employees.

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