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Apple boss Tim Cook praises GDPR and wants tough US privacy law

Apple boss Tim Cook praises GDPR and wants tough US privacy law

Technology
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has demanded a tough new US data protection law, in an unusual speech in Europe.Referring to the misuse of "deeply personal" data, he said it was being "weaponised against us with military efficiency"."We shouldn't sugar-coat the consequences," he added. "This is surveillance."The strongly-worded speech presented a striking defence of user privacy rights from a tech firm's chief executive.Mr Cook also praised the EU's new data protection regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).The new law came into force in May.Mr Cook's speech was made in Brussels, at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.The Apple boss described in some detail what he called th...
Trump praises Kanye but ignores gravely ill John McCain

Trump praises Kanye but ignores gravely ill John McCain

World
Donald Trump has been criticised for praising Kanye West at his latest rally, while failing to acknowledge gravely ill senator John McCain. The US president mentioned the rapper and his reality TV star wife Kim Kardashian at a fundraising dinner for the Ohio Republican Party in Columbus on Friday evening.However, he refrained from sending a message to Senator John McCain, 81, whose family had earlier announced that he would no longer continue medical treatment for a stage-four brain tumour.The White House has also remained silent on the news.Referring to his poll figures, Mr Tump said during his speech: "All of a sudden those numbers started going up, up, up, and we did great."Now we're doing great and Kanye West liked me. And that really lifted my [numbers]. ...
Jose Mourinho responds to Paul Scholes' criticism of Paul Pogba and praises Frenchman's 'top performance'

Jose Mourinho responds to Paul Scholes' criticism of Paul Pogba and praises Frenchman's 'top performance'

Sports
Jose Mourinho has spoken out in defence of Paul PogbaWednesday, April 18, 2018Jose Mourinho has rejected stinging criticism from Paul Scholes on Paul Pogba, insisting the France midfielder produced another "top performance" at Bournemouth.Manchester United prevailed 2-0 in Wednesday's Premier League clash, with Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling on target.Former Red Devils midfielder Scholes insisted Pogba's below-par showing in Sunday's 1-0 home loss to West Brom was "disrespectful" to united boss Mourinho.But Mourinho rejected that critique, choosing instead to praise Pogba for returning to form on the South Coast.Asked to comment on Scholes' criticism of Pogba, Mourinho replied: "I don't agree. I agree that it wasn't a good performance at all (against West Brom); with that I agr...
IMF’s Christine Lagarde praises the ‘courage’ of Arab countries undergoing economic reform

IMF’s Christine Lagarde praises the ‘courage’ of Arab countries undergoing economic reform

Finance
Changes in the world economy and the price of oil mean that many countries across the Arab world will need to undergo significant changes in order to survive, and those that are doing so should be praised, Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) told CNBC."These countries have gone through a massive transition. Those that were exporting oil have clearly seen a big drop in their growth rates. But those economies have to transition from an oil-fed economy to a more diversified, more inclusive, reformed economy," Lagarde said at the World Government Summit in Dubai.Some countries are ahead of the game, she described, while others are working on reforms. "But certainly we will be seeing different countries in a few years' time, given where the price of...
Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp praises 'incredible young player' Trent Alexander-Arnold after scoring on Champions League debut

Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp praises 'incredible young player' Trent Alexander-Arnold after scoring on Champions League debut

Sports
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp praised the character of Trent Alexander-Arnold after the teenager scored a brilliant free-kick in their 2-1 Champions League play-off win over Hoffenheim.The 18-year-old stepped up ahead of more senior colleagues to whip in a set-piece and open the scoring with his first goal for the club on his European debut.Hoffenheim's late strike from Mark Uth came from Alexander-Arnold's side of defence after James Milner's cross had deflected in off Havard Nordtveit to make it 2-0, but Klopp accepts the youngster is still learning and was more interested in what he can do rather than what he cannot."I have to say, for an 18-year-old to have the balls to kick a free-kick is better than the mistake," he said."He is an incredible young player. It was actually because I t...