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Tim Cook speech on privacy, rumored new Macs, and potential new modems for iPhones on the AppleInsider Podcast

The AppleInsider Podcast delves into Tim Cook's firm stance on privacy, what it means to have principles in tech, the Bloomberg Spy Chip story again, rumored new Macs, and possible new modems for iPhones.

Tim Cook speaking about the data-industrial-complex

Tim Cook speaking about the data-industrial-complex

AppleInsider editor Victor Marks and writer William Gallagher discuss:

  • iMacs, and perhaps a Mac Mini - we're pretty sure about iMacs, but Victor still holds out hope for a Mac Mini.
  • Apple TV's service could launch in the first half of 2019.
  • Tim Cook speaks bluntly about the 'data industrial complex' and how data is weaponized with military-efficiency. Victor scares William, who hadn't really thought he was being surveilled.
  • In light of Tim Cook's stance on privacy and securing data, it's understandable why he's calling for a retraction of the Bloomberg Spy Chip story. He calls it "100% a lie", and it's hard to see how he could be any more forceful about it.
  • Qualcomm and MediaTek are working on 5G modems, accelerating their schedule, which might make 5G a possibility for a rumored 2019 iPhone

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