In a section of his speech describing his search for answers and tough decisions in college and beyond, he admitted turning to a Microsoft computer. "I tried meditation. I sought guidance in religion". I read great philosophers and authors. "And in a moment of youthful indiscretion, I might even have experimented with a Windows PC".
Cook said on Monday that Apple's encryption is misunderstood.
About a dozen tech leaders - including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Alphabet Chairman Eric Schmidt and others - are expected to attend, according to Bloomberg. There has been little detail on how the terrorists communicated with one another to plan the attacks, but Cook said that he believes Apple provided valuable information to the investigations. The Pope sized up technology's growing importance as being a double-edged sword, Cook said.
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The probe appears to be on a more stable footing than last month when President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James B. Rogers said he hoped he would be able to answer the senators' questions during a classified briefing in the future.
"I'm more concerned about people thinking like computers - without values or compassion, without concern for consequences", he said.
Part of that perspective, for Cook, continues to be keeping an eye on what iPhone data Apple should be able to access, and what is too personal, something that became an issue in its high profile refusal past year to unlock iPhones at the behest of law enforcement (see "What If Apple is Wrong?").
Cook blamed some of these societal issues on the way we think about technology. The Apple CEO said that while he worked with Steve Jobs, he learnt that life's biggest and most important question is how can I serve humanity.
Cook said Apple wants to make products that help people, such as iPhone technology that helps the blind run marathons or an iPad that helps an autistic child connect with the world around them.
The American Technology Council meeting will include a gathering of top executives followed by smaller sessions on particular topics, including those involving tech sales to government agencies, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing internal matters. Don't listen to trolls, and don't become one.