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Tim Cook pledges for a federal privacy law

Apple CEO Tim Cook in Brussels, at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.

In his most political speech ever Apple chief executive Tim Cook has demanded a tough new US data protection law. Referring to the misuse of “deeply personal” data, he said it was being “weaponised against us with military efficiency”. “We shouldn’t sugar-coat the consequences,” he added. “This is surveillance.” The strongly-worded speech presented a striking defence of user privacy rights from …

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TechRepublic – The remarkable odyssey of Bill Fernandez 

Perhaps best known as the guy who introduced Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, Bill Fernandez speaks out on Apple’s founding magic, how love built the first Mac, and the interface of the future. The Apple II got there first. It was the Wright Flyer I of personal computers.When the Wright brothers made their historic first flight in 1903, lots of …

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The Wizards behind the Macintosh

Chris Espinosa says, "There was no life before Apple.” At 13 years old he could be found cruising up and down the bus line in his home town, spending a few hours at each Byte Shop on the line until the owner threw him out.

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Steve Wozniak Debunks One of Apple’s Biggest Myths

In 1976, The Apple 1 computer went on sale for a retail price of $666.66. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs and designed that product, remembers the early days. Read more: Bloomberg BusinessWeek: Steve Wozniak on Apple, the Computer Revolution, and Working With Steve Jobs   [contextly_auto_sidebar id=”iX1z5W9NTUIkyDLrMMFbcNhDx4Xv0wjj”]

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