Apple CEO Tim Cook this evening sat down for an interview with Fortune’s Adam Lashinsky to discuss education, privacy, human rights, and immigration, and to explain why Apple takes a strong stance on these topics.
According to Cook, Apple has always been about „changing the world“ and that’s not something that can happen „when you stay quiet,“ but there are no specific guidelines that Apple follows when deciding to speak out.
We’ve always been about changing the world and it became clear to me some number of years ago that you don’t do that by staying quiet on things that matter. For us, that’s been the [...]
Apple senior vice president of retail Angela Ahrendts gave a new interview today at Cannes Lions, an annual international festival in France that celebrates individuals and companies in creative spaces. During her talk, Ahrendts discussed a variety of topics related to Apple and its pivot away from retail „stores“ over the last few years to become community gathering places (via NBC News).
Thank you to the creative community who joined us at #CannesLions today to hear about #TodayatApple and how our retail experience inspires learning, unlocks creativity and encourages human connection. pic.twitter.com/64i4NL9SeY
In seiner Zeit bei Next hat Steve Jobs eine seltene Gelegenheit, den Blick eines Außenseiters auf Apple zu werfen. Macwelt News
Apple chief design officer Jony Ive recently sat down with model and actress Naomi Campbell for an interview, discussing topics like his design process, Steve Jobs, Apple secrecy, and more (via Vogue).
Campbell asked about Ive’s personal involvement in the manufacturing process, bringing up a rumor she heard that he slept on factory floors when Apple was making the first iPhone. Ive didn’t specifically confirm the rumor, but he mentioned he has „stayed for months“ in the places that Apple makes its products. „I don’t know how you can be an effective designer and not do that,“ he said.
Image via Vogue On the topic of Apple’s [...]