Warren Buffett’s investment firm Berkshire Hathaway has more that doubled its Apple share holdings this year — with its $17 billion share of Apple now representing Berkshire’s second biggest holding in a company.
In 2017 alone, the firm has purchased 120 million Apple shares.
Ever wonder what would happen if Tim Cook decided to go evil and use everyone’s iPhone data for nefarious purposes?
That’s basically the plot of Tom Hanks’ new movie, The Circle, which is set at an infinite-loop-shaped campus in Silicon Valley where everything looks absolutely perfect from the outside (just like Apple).
Alternative facts and fake news have become so pervasive in the the we consume lately that Apple CEO Tim Cook says it’s “one of today’s chief problems.”
During an interview this week in the U.K., Cook talked about the challenges tech companies face on how to combat stories that perpetuate false information without hurting the free flow of ideas on the internet.
During his visit to Europe, Tim Cook received an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow. Following the presentation ceremony, the Apple CEO took the opportunity to speak out against President Donald Trump’s currently suspended immigration order, which banned travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
“We have employees that secured a work visa, they brought family to the U.S., but happened to be outside the U.S. when the executive order was issued and all of a sudden their families were affected,” Cook said, describing the situation as a “crisis.”