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The odds of picking the correct numbers on five white balls and one yellow ball in the Mega Millions game are one in 259 million. While there was no grand prize victor , one ticket sold in Georgia matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million.
Cook also benefited from a generous share award, banking $89.2 million United States dollars worth of Apple stock as part of a compensation package agreed when he was appointed chief executive in 2011.
The Board of directors has approved that the CEO must fly on private aircraft whenever he travels, be it for business or personal reasons, a new shareholder proxy statement from Apple has said. His incentive pay is seen to have totalled $9.33 million (roughly Rs. 59.9 crores) for the year ended September 30.
The market capitalisation for the iPhone maker has been hovering around $US900 billion (more than $A1 trillion) and is up almost 50 per cent for the year.
Lot draw to determine House control will be livestreamed
If Simonds were declared the victor in the 94th District in Newport News, it would split control of the legislature 50-50. This was substantial because with her win the Virginia House of Delegates would be at a 50/50 political party split.
APPLE'S CEO Tim Cook has been forced to take up a company perk by flying in style. Disney (DIS) CEO Bob Iger and Facebook (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg are also mandated to use private aircraft when traveling, according to the companies' respective regulatory filings.
As a result of the satisfactory sales and profit in 2017, Apple is increasing Tim Cook's salary. The payout was a part of the huge welcome package that Apple gave Cook after he succeeded Steve Jobs in 2011.
Just to put it in perspective: Apple's stock (NASDAQ: AAPL) started off the year at around $116.15 per share (at market close on January 3, 2017), but are now up about 39 percent (at $170.55 per share) as of Thursday, December 28th at 3:15 pm EST. "However, this is down from 86 per cent share in the same quarter previous year when Samsung had to gulp up a loss due to the Galaxy Note 7 debacle", said Research Director Neil Shah. With that said, Apple does make $151 more than Samsung, the next top performer, for every unit sold.
Israeli minister decides to name Western Wall train station after Trump
Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future Palestinian state. Giving the name of Trump to this project will not give it any legitimacy.
Apple's executive compensation programme is created to reward its senior-level officials when the company does well, and dock them when it doesn't.