Tim Cook: Apple will make computers in the U.S. next year

Apple will begin manufacturing a computer in the United States next year, says CEO Tim Cook, marking a shift in perhaps the most-criticized element of the company’s beloved gadget empire.

“We’ve been working for years on doing more and more in the United States,” Cook said in an interview with Brian Williams on NBC’s “Rock Center,” scheduled to air Thursday night. “Next year, we will do one of our existing Mac lines in the United States.”

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Diwali 2012: Festival of Lights


Hindus worldwide recently celebrated Diwali, a five-day “festival of lights” that marks the new year and honors the principle of good over evil. One Diwali ritual is honoring Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity. The occasion is also celebrated with fireworks, the sharing of sweets and gifts, and by decorating homes with lights and candles. Diwali is an official holiday in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore, and Fiji.

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