Apple CEO Tim Cook talks Steve Jobs, Beats, and why TV is stuck in the ’70s

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Apple CEO Tim Cook recently taped a lengthy, two-part interview with Charlie Rose, and the first half of their discussion will air tonight. Thanks to some preview clips that’ve been released ahead of the show, we know at least three topics that will come up this evening: Apple TV, Beats, and Steve Jobs. Much of what you’ll hear in Cook’s responses to Rose isn’t entirely new; Apple’s chief is rehearsed to the point where you can almost predict what he’ll say about a given subject. On TV, Cook said it’s an area Apple continues to have “great interest in” — a common refrain — and reiterated that from his company’s perspective, the entire industry has been left behind and lacked innovation for decades. “If we’re really honest, it’s stuck…

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