SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 12, 2017 (Xinhua via COMTEX News Network) -- An emotional Tim Cook,
Apple Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), opened a special event
Tuesday to roll out a series of new services and products.
The much anticipated event was held Tuesday morning at the
Steve Jobs Theater, inside the technology company's new
headquarters complex, known as Apple Park, in Cupertino, Northern
Jobs was the late CEO, and Cook's immediate predecessor, who
turned Apple from once a computer company into a big consumer
electronics name, with iPhone, a smartphone, as its flagship
product in the recent 10 years.
It was on Jan. 9, 2007, that Jobs introduced iPhone as "a
"It is an honor," Tim said about the years he spent with Jobs
and about himself on the stage of the Steve Jobs Theater.
He said the company will move into Apple Park from its current
site at another location in the same city later this year.
Tuesday's event has been anticipated because an upgraded
version of iPhone is expected as the smartphone's 10th anniversary
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