Membership
Courtside seats could be yours...

Topics

Tim Cook
Without naming names, Apple CEO Tim Cook jabs firms selling user data
Without naming names, Apple CEO Tim Cook jabs firms selling user data

Why did the CEOs of Google, Facebook and Yahoo decline invitations to attend President Obama’s speech at Stanford’s cybersecurity conference? Only they know for sure. But they did avoid the embarrassment of sitting in the audience while Apple CEO Tim Cook obliquely lambasted the kind of companies they work for. In a 10-minute presentation that immediately preceded President Obama’s speech Friday at a major cybersecurity conference at Stanford University, Cook emphasized that Apple is “not selling your personal data.” He didn’t name those who do. But some of the biggest tech companies that fit the category are Google, Facebook and...

Loading