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Tim Cook calls for stronger data privacy regulation

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In Beijing during a session on global inequality at the annual China Development Forum, Apple CEO Tim Cook "called for stronger privacy regulations that prevent the misuse of data in the light of the controversial leak of Facebook user information," per Bloomberg. Specifically, he "called for 'well-crafted' regulations that prevent the information of users being put together and applied in new ways without their knowledge."

Why it matters: "His comments will ramp up pressure on Facebook Inc. and other technology companies."

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🇫🇷 Macron sums up his Trump visit — 🎖️ Ronny Jackson looks set to withdraw — 🌊 Kanye is the talk of the White House

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Macron's blunt postgame

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French President Emmanuel Macron said at a remarkably candid postgame for a small group of reporters last evening that his State Visit left him convinced President Trump will withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, and that the U.S. president wants to create "a series of new Trump's deals."

His big takeaway: "[Y]our president is a dealmaker. You always have to understand the rationale of your counterpoint. He's a dealmaker. So he wants to find a deal and he wants to find a deal under his condition."