Apr 9, 2018

Apple co-founder calls out Facebook, shuts down account

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, speaks at the CUBE Tech Fair. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account, reports USA Today. In an interview, Wozniak said he'd rather pay for Facebook than have the company make money selling his data.

Why it matters: Apple CEO Tim Cook said something similar last month, telling Recode in an interview that his company makes money off selling products to consumers, rather than selling user data.

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Sanders requests recount of Iowa recanvass after results show shrunken margin

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Sen. Bernie Sanders said in a statement Tuesday night he will request a recount of the Iowa Democratic Party's recanvass results.

Where it stands: Both Buttigieg and Sanders requested partial recanvasses in Iowa last week after results were delayed and showed several errors following a software malfunction on caucus night.

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Energy deputy secretary nominee faces heat after contradicting Trump

Mark Menezes speaks at a forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 12. Photo: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Trump administration officials are internally raising concerns about President Trump’s nominee for Energy deputy secretary, who appeared to openly contradict the president on nuclear waste storage at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain last week.

Driving the news: While speaking at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing last Wednesday, Mark Menezes told members of the panel that the Trump administration is still interested in storing nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain and that “what we're trying to do is to put together a process that will give us a path to permanent storage at Yucca."