Apple CEO Tim Cook may not have won TIME's Person of the Year award, but he continues to win the hearts of editors of purely economic publications. The latest is CNN Money, where Cook just won the award for CEO of the Year over other worthies such as BlackBerry's John Chen, GM's Mara Barra, and T-Mobile’s John Legere.
Tim Cook may have lost Time's Person of the Year award to the Ebola aid workers, but the Apple CEO nabbed the same award from the Financial Times. Considering the publication's economic focus, it's a far less disputable claim. After all, as the publication points out, Cook boosted Apple's revenues, introduced new product categories, and championed moral action over profit.
While some publishers have slowly but surely started to roll in, accepting the terms of Apple's in-app subscriptions program. However, one media outlet has opted to not budge, and would much rather sell subscriptions of digital news directly to readers instead of surrendering control.
It looks as though Christmas has come a bit early to Steve Jobs this year. Having already been declared CEO of the Decade by MarketWatch earlier this month, Apple's well-known CEO has had further accolades heaped upon him, this time by Britain's Financial Times, who have declared Jobs their 2010 Person of the Year.
How excited would you be if you received a memo from your CEO effectively gifting you an iPad this holiday season? For the 1,800 staff members of newspaper Financial Times, it was indeed a dream come true.
When the Financial Times put out a story last month
detailing a project between Apple and major record labels named
“Cocktail,” the story everyone reported was the purported release of a tablet Mac
alongside said project.