Nov 18, 2018 - Technology

Tim Cook defends Apple's deal with Google

Apple CEO Tim Cook says his company views privacy as a "core value" that goes back before the iPhone. In an interview with "Axios on HBO," Cook defended taking billions from Google to make its search engine the default setting on the iPhone.

"I think their search engine is the best. Look at what we've done with the controls we've built in. We have private web browsing. We have an intelligent tracker prevention. What we've tried to do is come up with ways to help our users through their course of the day. It's not a perfect thing. I'd be the very first person to say that. But it goes a long way to helping."
— Cook to "Axios on HBO" in an interview that aired Sunday

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