Jun 5, 2018

Apple’s WWDC: Lots of new features, little talk of privacy

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Apple CEO Tim Cook hasn’t been shy in recent weeks about taking shots at Facebook over user privacy. So it was reasonable to think that privacy and social responsibility might be selling points at its Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in…

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Apple's WWDC: Lots of new features, little talk of privacy

"It was a soft sell rather than a hard sell," Axios reporter says.
Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of software engineering, speaks during the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference at the San Jose Convention Center today in California.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook hasn’t been shy in recent weeks about taking shots at Facebook over user privacy. So it was reasonable to think that privacy and social responsibility might be selling points at its Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in San Jose this week. But the issue was barely mentioned by Cook or anyone else for that matter. Ina Fried, the chief technology correspondent at Axios, spoke with Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood about whether Apple missed an opportunity. (06/05/2018)

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