Tim Cook appeared on ABC World News on Friday to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Mac. A short preview of the interview aired during Good Morning America. The interview itself discussed the NSA and the secrecy surrounding Apple's product launches. He emphasized that the government does not have access to Apple's servers.
"They would have to cart us out in a box for that," Cook said. "This will not happen."
You can see the full interview as it aired on ABC below:
Other news from Friday afternoon includes:
- Changes in Belgium law could force Apple to unlock LTE access for all Belgian consumers. Right now, the only network Belgians can use 4G service on is Mobistar. Other carriers have not received approval from Apple to utilize 4G, so 4G-compatible phones had to be throttled to 3G speeds.
- Here's something to be on the lookout for: the Sunrise calendar app is asking users for their Apple ID and password. What's even more worrisome is that Sunrise had a security breach a couple months ago.
- Macminicolo has announced a colocation service for the Mac Pro, and our Steve Sande will be taking a look at it soon!
- According to Macworld, the $930 million in damages that Samsung is being ordered to pay Apple for infringing on its patents equals about 16 days of the Samsung's profits.
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