Tim Cook Archive

Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen Passes Away

Sad. Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft, and the one who picked the name of the company, died today at the age of 65 while undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. After having previously defeated cancer back in

Apple Said To Be Preparing Split-Screen Multitasking For iPad

Predictable. Expected. And welcome. Microsoft created a few ripples in the tablet scene a couple of years back when it debuted its Surface line of devices with a number of exclusive features. Exclusive, and innovative features. Prime

Tim Cook Believes Microsoft Should Have Launched Office For iPad Earlier

I am sure there are a whole bunch of people that hold this view too. Microsoft launched Office for iPad last month at a special little event, and since then the app has been a chart-topping success.

Week In Review (Oct 21 – Oct 25)

The second of perhaps the two most momentous weeks for Microsoft this year brought the new Surface tablets into the hands of buyers. Days after unleashing Windows 8.1, Redmond started shipping its second generation slates. If anything,

Week In Review (Sep 16 – Sep 20)

The start of the week had nothing on the fantastic end, with Microsoft speaking its proverbial heart out on pretty much all things at its financial analyst meeting on Thursday. The remaining days were business as usual

Tim Cook Believes Microsoft Is Copying Apple’s Strategy

Microsoft’s new plan of turning itself into a devices and services firm is something that regularly makes headlines. Now Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has something to say on the matter. In a detailed interview with Bloomberg, Cook

Former Microsoftie Believes Apple Has Lost Its Way

The classic rivalry between Microsoft and Apple may have abated a little these past few years, but you can rest assured that there is no love lost between both companies and their fans. Another arrow was let

Apple CEO has choice words about the Microsoft Surface

During Apple’s Q4 earnings call, there was quite an interesting moment where the Surface came up. Mr. Cooks amusement/irritation showed in his answer. 5:31PM Here’s a follow-up: “With the launch of Surface today, could you comment on what

"unimpressive iPhone 5" already setting sales records

Apple has released sales figures for the new iPhone 5. They are saying that more than two million iPhone 5s were pre-ordered within the first 24 hours of availability. That’s more than double the previous sales record

My take – Finally Apple stumbles with the iPhone 5, Microsoft has a golden opportunity to build an iPhone killer.

Disclaimer: I have an iPhone, I might buy the new iPhone and pretty much love Apple products. OK, so now that’s out of the way, let’s talk about what happened today. Apple did EXACTLY what I feared