Apple CEO Tim Cook defends globalization during public speech in China
Monday, 20 March 2017 () Apple Inc.s Chief Executive Tim Cook defended globalization in a rare public speech in China, as his company faces political pressure in the US to bring back factories. Cook also said data privacy was one of the company’s values, although he stopped short on Saturday of criticizing decryption demands from governments as Apple has previously in the US, reported the Wall Street Journal. It was his first time speaking at the China Development Forum, an annual conference sponsored by the Chinese government. During his speech, Cook said globalization “in general is great for the world,” but noted socio-economic gains may not be evenly distributed within or between countries. Despite globalization’s shortcomings, countries should not shy away from such development, he said.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple's CEO, Tim Cook, gave a speech in China on Saturday, talking about globalization. He said globalism "in general is great for the world." He expressed his concerns over about any movement away from globalization. Cook said, "I think the reality is you can see...