Bloomberg Television today published a full-length interview between Apple CEO Tim Cook and David Rubenstein, one of three billionaire founders of private equity firm Carlyle Group, following a brief preview last month. The conversation took place at Cook’s alma mater Duke University on May 13.
Cook reflected on a wide range of topics, including his education and career path, relationship with the late Steve Jobs, the Apple Watch’s life-saving capabilities, politics, and social issues such as privacy, immigration, and equality.
On the subject of Apple’s earnings:
Rubenstein: You’ve now been the CEO of Apple since about July of 2011. The [...]
Following yesterday’s news that Apple is partnering with producer J.J. Abrams on a show called „Little Voices,“ Variety today reports that Apple has now landed the TV adaptation rights to Gregory David Roberts‘ 2003 novel „Shantaram.“
Multiple parties were said to be interested in purchasing the rights to adapt the novel as a dramatic series, leading to Apple’s win in a „competitive situation.“
Shantaram is a fictional novel based somewhat on Roberts‘ real life, and focuses on a character named Lin, a convict who flees an Australian prison and disappears into the city of Bombay.
Once in India, [...]