We could make a ton of money if we monetized our customers, if our customers were our product. "We've elected not to do that", Cook said. "We want kids to go to the store, right?" An onslaught of negative reactions ensued both from many people and the press due to deep-seated concerns Facebook doesn't care about digital privacy and rather profit off knowing as much about users - like their tendencies and traits - as possible.
Speaking in Beijing last week, Cook said the Cambridge Analytica scandal had become "so dire and has become so large that probably some well-crafted regulation is necessary".
Cook's full quote was: "But I'm just saying that it's not what we want to put in our store". "However, I think we're beyond that here, and I do think that it's time for a set of people to think deeply about what can be done here". In 2016, the US Department of Justice had ordered Apple to create a custom firmware that would allow investigators to circumvent the company's security features.
"I think it's their decision". Asked what he would do if he were in Zuckerberg's shoes, Cook responded, "I wouldn't be in this situation". It's a civil liberty, and something that is unique to America.
That said, it's worth knowing that Apple knows a great deal about you, even though it rarely explicitly asks for your information like Facebook does.
Cook's comments, reported by Recode, were part of a taped interview for MSNBC's Revolution, which will air Friday, April 6.
The Apple CEO's criticism of Facebook follows the revelation that a British research firm with links to the Trump campaign, Cambridge Analytica, improperly harvested data from 50 million Facebook users.
According to Bloomberg, Cook added: "The ability of anyone to know what you've been browsing about for years, who your contacts are, who their contacts are, things you like and dislike, and every intimate detail of your life - from my own point of view, it shouldn't exist".
Temperatures are predicted to fall as we go through the weekend but for most part it will be mainly dry and settled. A High Wind Watch has been issued for winds 30-40 miles per hour and gusts up to 60 miles per hour or more.
According to reports, the Indian private carriers could join hands with foreign counterparts to bid for the debt-ridden Air India. The civil aviation ministry has sought Expression of Interest (EoI) for the stake sale in Air India and two of its subsidiaries.
That included one day where the temperature reached 74 degrees (on April 4) and one day where it reached 81 degrees (on April 10). BRITS are in for another month of wet and chilly weather, as snow and rain is set to bring in an Easter weekend washout.
Gas inhalation has been blamed for the deaths of an Iowa family of four who visited Mexico last week, according to reports. The family had planned to meet up with some friends at a water park, Amy Sharp's cousin, Jana Weland, told ABC News .
Instead of having settings spread across nearly 20 different screens as it did before they're now accessible from a single place. Here's a link to the Facebook page that explains how you can turn the feature off in Messenger.
Lonzo Ball's loud mouth father, LaVar , has stated multiple times that all of his three kids are going to be on the Lakers. Even before he got in trouble at UCLA , LiAngelo wasn't considered a top prospect in this year's draft.
Friday night's drawing also produced two $1 million winning tickets, where players in OH and Texas matched all five white balls. In order to win tonight's jackpot, you'd need to match all five white balls and the yellow Mega ball.
On Wednesday, Mr Trump welcomed news of progress following the talks between the Chinese and North Korean leaders in Beijing. A summit between North Korea's Kim and US President Donald Trump is also expected to take place by the end of May.
Egyptian Sisi poised for big election win
His rival Moussa gained less than 3 percent of the vote and some 9 percent of voters had invalidated their ballots there. One driver said: "I drive people to their polling stations, wait of them and then take them back to collect the money".
Another round of rain on the way
Showers, or a wintry mix in some higher elevations, may threaten early Monday , otherwise it is dry into early Tuesday . Highs will be around 50 degrees both Thursday and Friday with cooler 40s both Saturday and Easter Sunday .
Body found in shallow grave identified as missing model
Her family hired a private investigator to help find her and offered a $25,000 reward for information leading to her whereabouts. Shabani, who went missing in February, was identified by her tattoos, according to the Nevada County Sheriff's Office.
Death toll in Russian shopping mall fire reaches 64
Some theaters in Russian Federation reportedly lock doors after the movie starts screening to avoid ticketless viewers. An emergency services official confirmed on Sunday night that the missing people included 40 children.
The Conner Family is still relevant in America
Darlene ( Sara Gilbert ) has children now and, yes, her daughter is such a clone you'll swear 20 years haven't passed. Michael Fishman , who played D.J., the youngest Conner kid, said he was just 6 years old when he landed the role.