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Apple’s annual shareholders meeting is taking place today at its headquarters in Cupertino where shareholders vote on proposals from both Apple management and other shareholders, and Apple fields questions from attendees at the meeting. While shareholder meetings aren’t broadcasted like earnings calls, a few members of the media are in attendance to report the event’s activities. Below is a roundup of news coming out of the meeting…


– Shareholders pass all Apple proposals

– Cook says ResearchKit isn’t about ROI

– Cook reiterates China growth mentioned at yesterday’s event

– Apple bought 23 companies in last 15 months

– Activist Jesse Jackson asks Cook to appoint an African American on the board, return overseas cash (Apple currently has a pending vacancy on its board)

– Cook says Apple will continue to work on diversity

– Amid Apple Car talk, shareholder says Apple should buy Tesla, Cook pushes CarPlay

– Shareholders pushing Tesla angle, Cook continues to dodge

– Cook on IBM partnership…

– Meeting wraps up with advice to shareholders from Cook

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