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Tim Cook-like pay for SoftBank's Nikesh Arora

Tim Cook-like pay for SoftBank’s Nikesh Arora

SoftBank Group President Nikesh Arora was paid 8.04 billion yen ($73 million) for the company’s latest financial year, making him one of the top paid executives in the world for the second year in a row. 307 more words

Apple and Tim Cook Proposed to Buy Time Warner CNN Companies. The $100 Billion Bet Tim Cook looking to Buy News Company - CWEB

CWEB.com – A person close to Apple told the Financial Times that the company is still in the market to buy a media company and with $233 billion in cash and other securities there are very few companies which are out of its reach — including Time Warner which has a market capitalization of $80 billion. 117 more words

Apple’s suggestion of Time Warner bid hints at Hollywood ambitions

”Even if Apple Inc. never made an actual move to buy Time Warner Inc., a tentative approach shows that the iPhone maker is serious about getting into media content,” Jing Cao and Gerry Smith report for Bloomberg. 400 more words


Apple contemplates dramatic push into media industry

”Apple has had a significant hand in pushing the media industry into the digital age. Now, the technology group is trying to find a way to get far more deeply involved in the business itself,” Richard Waters writes for The Financial Times. 288 more words


Apple's Eddy Cue proposed bid for Time Warner

”A top Apple executive raised the prospect of the iPhone maker buying Time Warner at a meeting with the owner of HBO, CNN and Warner Brothers, according to three people who were briefed on it,” Matthew Garrahan and James Fontanella-Khan report for The Financial Times. 292 more words


Apple considered buying CNN parent company

According to a report out in the Financial Times, Apple considered buying CNN’s parent company, Time Warner.

The report quotes three people briefed on the matter, who report the proposal was made last year at a meeting between Eddy Cue, who leads Apple’s iTunes, iCloud and Music divisions, and Olaf Olafsson, Time Warner’s head of corporate strategy. 65 more words


7 Biggest Takeaways From Tim Cook's India Visit

Tim Cook’s much talked-about visit to India has finally come to a close. It was among the most high-profile events for the tech industry in India, and media being media, it covered his every move with the enthusiasm of a doting parent. 825 more words