Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview on Tuesday covered a range of hot-button topics from Apple’s reliance on Chinese labor to ongoing antitrust probes in the U.S. and Europe, while hammering home oft-repeated corporate messages like the importance of user privacy.
Speaking with Nikkei Asian Review during his Japan tour, Cook touted Apple’s track record as a major driver of U.S. economic growth, saying the company created “well over 2 million” jobs domestically. In August, Apple in a press release said it created some 2.4 million jobs spread across suppliers, developers and its own corporate and Apple Store staff.
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