• Apple's Cook aims at Facebook in interview, saying 'the privacy thing has gotten totally out of control'

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Apple CEO is aiming at Facebook again.
    When it comes to privacy, industry self-regulation isn't working and suggested the government may need to step in, Cook said in an interview with CNN.
    While Apple has promoted its products as privacy-friendly, Cook has repeatedly criticized Facebook in particular for the amount of data it collects and what it does with that information.
    Cook also said he thought a trade war could be averted and called on Congress to reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
    Apple CEO Tim Cook took some more not-so-veiled shots at Facebook in a...
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  • Apple's Tim Cook says he's also spending too much time with his phone

    Apple's Tim Cook says he's also spending too much time with his phone

    15 days ago - By Business Insider

    Apple CEO Tim Cook said he spends too much time on his phone.
    Cook said he discovered his overuse while testing out some new tools the company unveiled Monday at its developer conference that are designed to help users monitor and control the amount of time they spend on their devices.
    Cook's admission and the new tools come as growing numbers of developers and politicians have been raising alarms about devices and apps encouraging addiction-like behavior among users.
    When it comes to how much time he spends on his iPhone, even Apple CEO Tim Cook has a problem.
    At its annual WWDC developer...
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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Company Hasn't Collected Data Available From Facebook

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Company Hasn't Collected Data Available From Facebook

    15 days ago - By NPR

    Apple's CEO Tim Cook denies that Apple is implicated in Facebook's latest scandal. He speaks with NPR at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif.
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  • Facebook data misuse firm snubs UK watchdog's legal order

    Facebook data misuse firm snubs UK watchdog's legal order

    16 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The company at the center of a major Facebook data misuse scandal has failed to respond to a legal order issued by the UK's data protection watchdog to provide a US voter with all the personal information it holds on him.
    An enforcement notice was served on Cambridge Analytica affiliate SCL Elections last month and the deadline for a response passed without it providing a response today.
    The enforcement order followed a complaint by the US academic, professor David Carroll, that the original Subject Access Request he made under European law seeking to obtain his personal data had not been...
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  • Apple Requested 'Zero' Personal Data In Deals With Facebook, CEO Tim Cook Says

    Apple Requested 'Zero' Personal Data In Deals With Facebook, CEO Tim Cook Says

    16 days ago - By NPR

    "We've never been in the data business," Cook tells NPR. He was responding to a report that Facebook struck deals giving Apple and other device makers access to Facebook users' personal information.
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