• Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook Will Visit an Idaho School Together

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    Ivanka Trump will have a traveling partner when she visits an Idaho school on Tuesday.
    In a statement on Monday night, the White House said that Trump, will be joined by Apple CEO Tim Cook at a school in the Wilder School District in Idaho. The two will discuss science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education, as well as workforce development, according to a White House statement obtained by the Idaho Statesman .
    Trump, who serves as an adviser to her father President Donald Trump, has been pushing STEM through her work with the National Council for the American Worker. She's...
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  • A ‘Trust Crisis:' IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Joins Apple's Tim Cook in Slamming Tech's Abuse of User Data

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    International Business Machines Corp. Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty joined a growing chorus of tech executives lambasting web platforms, like Google and Facebook Inc., over their collection of user data and urged governments to target regulation at those companies.
    Without naming company names, Rometty pointed to the “irresponsible handling of personal data by a few dominant consumer-facing platform companies” as the cause of a “trust crisis” between users and tech companies, according to an advanced copy of her remarks.
    Rometty's comments, given at a Brussels event with top EU...
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