Tim Cook and Eddy Cue met before pulling InfoWars podcasts, believe app not in violation

New details have surfaced over how Apple made its decision to pull five podcasts from Alex Jones and InfoWars from its directory. According to CNN’s Dylan Byers’ newsletter, the decision was made at the top of Apple — including the choice to leave the InfoWars app intact. more… 9to5Mac

CMV: Tim Cook is right that Apple should speak up on social issues

Apple CEO Tim Cook is noted for speaking up on social issues, expressing views on such topics as immigration and diversity. That’s something that some have criticized. For example, Fortune executive editor Adam Lashinsky questioned whether companies should focus solely on commercial issues. Cook vigorously defended his stance, and said that Apple expresses values rather than […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Revolution: Apple Changing the World’ interview records this morning

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be taking part in a town hall-style interview later today, which will be recorded for MSNBC’s ‘Revolution: Apple Changing the World’ special at Chicago’s Lane Tech College Prep High School, talking about Apple’s educational efforts and its latest product launches. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Tim Cook speaks out on Cambridge Analytica debacle, calls for stricter consumer privacy safeguards

Speaking at the China Development Forum, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about about Facebook’s misuse of customer data, and sounded the call for stricter rules across the board on what companies are allowed to do with harvested information. AppleInsider – Frontpage News