The man who took over from Steve Jobs makes a rare public appearance
In a much anticipated follow-up on the 2008 Q&A that helped seal his reputation with investors (see here), Tim Cook takes questions at a Goldman Sachs technology conference.
Apple (AAPL) is providing a live streaming audio webcast here. [Transcript here.] We're going to assume you are listening in real time or catching the event after the fact, and will keep our comments to a minimum.
The main news was no news: Cook did not announce a stock buy-back, split or dividend.
All times below are Eastern.
3:30 p.m. It was scheduled to start at 12:30 Pacific. Apparently we're running late.
3:34 p.m. Bill Shope, who introduces Cook, is Goldman Sach's chief Apple analyst. Cook's dry humor as he delivers the safe harbor statements is perfectly in character.
For those who couldn't make it to San Francisco Monday -- or who couldn't get into the event (it sold out in record time) -- Apple (AAPL) has posted a 2-hour streaming video of the entire keynote. Click here to watch it.
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