The Morning After: Tim Cook tells a reporter they should buy their mom an iPhone

I think underneath Tim Cook’s deeply reserved, professional appearance, there’s someone who likes a little sassy. Of course, as Apple CEO, Cook must always have a professional appearance, but he did let his sense of humor loose at the 2022 Code Conference. During a Q&A, a journalist asked about the , which meant they couldn’t share video clips with their mother who uses Android. used. Cook said it wasn’t a priority for the company, then joked that the person should “buy your mom an iPhone.”

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A group within Meta that analyzed potential harm to society. The team consisted of engineers, ethicists and civil rights experts who advised the wider company team on potential risks. Meta did not explain why the group has closed, but said it remained committed to the team’s goals. Of course, given Facebook’s reputation for building products without much consideration for consequences, this seems like an unwise move. Maybe there should be a team of in-house experts to point this sort of thing out… ohhhh.

Microsoft promised a three-year deal, Sony was not happy.

As part of the $68.7 billion deal to acquire Activision Blizzard, Microsoft had to make several commitments to ward off antitrust regulators and angry gamers. One of the biggest was not taking big franchises, like Call of Duty, away from the PlayStation to force people to buy Xboxes. Despite public promises from Xbox boss Phil Spencer, . Ryan revealed that Microsoft has only promised to keep Call of Duty on the rival platform for another three years, after which things get a little more uncertain.

It is expected to be the debut for the RTX-40 series.

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