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Apple previews new software as it diversifies beyond iPhones

Apple executives previewed a large set of privacy and speed-focused changes to the company’s phone and computer software Monday, some intended to help it diversify to offset eroding sales of its bedrock product, the iPhone.

Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hate

Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook’s pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Virginia during a white-nationalist rally last weekend.

Apple planning product launch on March 21

Apple will hold its spring product launch on March 21, one day before it squares off with federal prosecutors over the government’s demand for help unlocking an encrypted iPhone.

Apple’s Tim Cook to shareholders: Taking on FBI is right thing to do

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook defended his hard-line stance against the FBI and a court order over consumer privacy as “the right things to do” during the company’s annual investors conference Friday. “We are a staunch advocate for our customers’ privacy and personal safety,” Cook said, perched on a stool in front of about 200 shareholders. “We’ve been in the news lately, and some of you may have some questions on that. We do these because these are the right things to do. Being hard doesn’t scare us.”

Apple tells employees why it won’t help hack shooter’s phone

WASHINGTON – Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook acknowledged to employees Monday that “it does not feel right” to refuse to help the FBI hack a locked iPhone used by a gunman in the San Bernardino mass shootings. But he said that to do so would threaten data security for millions and “everyone’s civil liberties.” “We have no tolerance or sympathy for terrorists,” Cook wrote in an early morning email addressed to the Apple “Team.” “When they commit unspeakable acts like the tragic attacks in San Bernardino, we work to help the authorities pursue justice for the victims.”