Peter Kafka

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New Apple CEO Tim Cook Gets a $383 Million Bonus

Tim Cook, promoted from Apple’s chief operating officer to chief executive officer this week, gets more than a new title: He also gets a million shares in Apple, doled out in restricted stock units that vest in two five-year increments. Those shares are worth $383 million at today’s closing price. Last year, Apple paid Cook a salary of $800,000 but gave him a $5 million bonus and another $52 million worth of stock awards.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik